Sustainable production and consumption research group specialising in MRIO analysis and development at the Industrial Ecology Programme at NTNU


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An emergency beak for the climate

September 07, 2023 | by Edgar Hertwich

To limit global heating to 1.5 degrees, the EU’s Climate Advisors recommend that Europe cuts 90-95% of carbon emissions by 2040 compared to 1990. Fossil fuels should be phased out as quickly as possible. read more...

Norway's biodiversity footprint is unknown

July 12, 2023 | by Edgar Hertwich

Edgar Hertwich argues that Øystein Sjølie's critique of a Sintef report on Norway's biodiversity footprints is partially correct and the footprints are unknown. read more...

Green growth now

April 07, 2022 | by Edgar Hertwich

Summary: Concerned about economic growth, China and India weakened the COP26 Glasgow Climate Pact. Our research suggests decarbonization and growth are independent processes. Delaying one to achieve the other is unnecessary and a wasteful detour. Nobody in the rich world can blame developing countr read more...