Special session on mining impacts at ESEE 2019 conference The FINEPRINT team organised a special session on “The environmental impacts of global mining” at the 13th conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) that took place from 18-21 June 2019 in Turku, Finland. The session was organised in cooperation [...]
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Sebastian Luckeneder, Stefan Giljum & Tamas Krisztin
Evidence from 72 regions in Mexico, Peru and Chile over the period of 2008-2015 indicates no general positive stimulus of mining activities on regional economic growth.
The section on “Socio-Economic Metabolism” of the International Society for Industrial Ecology held its 13th conference from 13th to 15th of May 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Around 120 researchers from all over the world met to discuss a wide range of applications of material flow analysis and related methods as a tool [...]
Bruckner, M., Häyhä, T., Maus, V., Giljum, S., Fischer, G., Tramberend, S., Börner, J. 2019. Quantifying the global cropland footprint of the European Union’s non-food bioeconomy. Environmental Research Letters 14, 045011. Journal Link Need for comprehensive assessments of bioeconomy strategies Over the past 15 years, many governments and international organizations [...]
Martin Bruckner, Tiina Häyhä, Stefan Giljum, Victor Maus, Günther Fischer, Sylvia Tramberend & Jan Börner
A rapidly growing share of global agricultural areas is devoted to the production of biomass for non-food purposes. The EU plays a major role as a processing and consuming region of cropland-based non-food products while at the same time relying heavily on imports.
Pilot global supply and use table for iron and steel Input-Output Analysis for Sustainable Development Hanspeter Wieland from the trade modelling team of FINEPRINT presented the current state of work regarding the creation of physical supply and use tables for metals at the 11th GWS Input-Output Workshop entitled “Input-Output Analysis for [...]
FINEPRINT @ International Resource Politics Conference The FINEPRINT team organised a special session at the 2nd Austrian Conference on International Resource Politics that took place in Innsbruck from 28th of February to 2nd of March. The session was entitled “FINEPRINT: geospatial assessments of the environmental impacts of global resource extraction”. We [...]
Giljum S., Wieland H., Lutter S., Eisenmenger N., Schandl H., Owen A. 2019. The impacts of data deviations between MRIO models on material footprints: A comparison of EXIOBASE, Eora, and ICIO. Journal of Industrial Ecology 23, 946-958. PDF Journal Link
Sebastian Luckeneder, Mirko Lieber & Stefan Giljum
Sub-national mining data from different sources is not fully consistent. In this Brief, we analyse these inconsistencies using example data sets for the case of Peru and introduce measures how to overcome them.
Martin Bruckner & Stefan Giljum
This Brief introduces FABIO, a new model that analyses biomass flows and embodied land along global supply chains in 191 countries, covering 130 agriculture and food products in physical and more than 50 industrial products in monetary terms over the last three decades.