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 with researchers from the Center for Environmental Systems Research (CESR) at the University of Kassel, Germany.

The four presentations of the special session can be downloaded here:

Stephan Lutter: The environmental impacts of global mining: an introduction to the special session

Stefan Giljum: Creating global mining maps as a basis for fine-scale impact assessments

Anna Schomberg: A water scarcity and water quality footprint on the example of two Lithium mines

Stephan Lutter: Assessing water inputs of global mining activities

In addition, FINEPRINT team member Martin Bruckner held a presentation in a special session on bioeconomy transitions in the social-ecological system.

Martin Bruckner: Global supply chains in the bioeconomy