• Carbon mitigation in domains of high consumer lock-in 

      Ivanova, Diana; Vita, Gibran; Wood, Richard; Lausselet, Carine; Dumitru, Adina; Krause, Karen; Macsinga, Irina; Hertwich, Edgar G. (Journal article, 2018)
      As climate policy needs to address all feasible ways to reduce carbon emissions, there is an increasing focus on demand-side solutions. Studies of household carbon footprints have allocated emissions during production to ...
    • Connecting global emissions to fundamental human needs and their satisfaction 

      Vita, Gibran; Wood, Richard; Stadler, Konstantin; Hertwich, Edgar G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      While quality of life (QOL) is the result of satisfying human needs, our current provision strategies result in global environmental degradation. To ensure sustainable QOL, we need to understand the environmental impact ...
    • Food security for an ageing and heavier population 

      Vasquez, Felipe; Vita, Gibran; Mueller, Daniel Beat (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Changes in national and global food demand are commonly explained by population growth, dietary shifts, and food waste. Although nutrition sciences demonstrate that biophysical characteristics determine food requirements ...
    • Mapping the carbon footprint of EU regions 

      Ivanova, Diana; Vita, Gibran; Steen-Olsen, Kjartan; Stadler, Konstantin; Melo, Patricia C; Wood, Richard; Hertwich, Edgar G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      While the EU Commission has encouraged Member States to combine national and international climate change mitigation measures with subnational environmental policies, there has been little harmonized effort towards the ...
    • The Environmental Impacts of Human Needs and Lifestyles: Connecting the global economy, natural resources and human wellbeing 

      Vita, Gibran (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:374, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      Industrial ecology tools have a role in informing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. However, a more socially meaningful industrial ecology would have a stronger impact. Identifying the most feasible options ...