• Consideration of culture is vital if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals 

      Zheng, Xinzhu; Wang, Ranran; Hoekstra, Arjen Y.; Krol, Maarten S.; Zhang, Yaxin; Guo, Kaidi; Sanwal, Mukul; Sun, Zhen; Zhu, Junming; Zhang, Junjie; Lounsbury, Amanda; Pan, Xunzhang; Guan, Dabo; Hertwich, Edgar G.; Wang, Can (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Integrating the social and natural sciences to effectively tackle the intertwined challenges represented by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been advocated for years. However, the practice is challenging, ...
    • Drivers of fluctuating embodied carbon emissions in international services trade 

      Huo, Jingwen; Meng, Jing; Zhang, Zengkai; Gao, Yuning; Zheng, Heran; Coffman, D'Maris; Xue, Jinjun; Li, Yuan; Guan, Dabo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Service industries are generally considered “green” because of their marginal direct emissions; however, they account for 65% of the world gross domestic product and over 20% of total global trade in 2019. Here, we quantify ...
    • Habitat fragmentation amplifies threats from habitat loss to mammal diversity across the world’s terrestrial ecoregions 

      Kuipers, Koen Jacobus Josefus; Hilbers, Jelle P; Garcia-Ulloa, John Alejandro; Graae, Bente Jessen; May, Roelof Frans; Verones, Francesca; Huijbregts, MAJ; Schipper, Aafke M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Global biodiversity is increasingly threatened by anthropogenic environmental change. While there is mounting evidence that habitat loss is a key threat to biodiversity, global assessments typically ignore additional threats ...
    • Integrating life cycle and impact assessments to map food’s cumulative environmental footprint 

      Kuempel, Catie; frazier, melanie; Nash, Kirsty L.; Jacobsen, Nis S.; Williams, David R; Blanchard, Julia; Cottrell, richard; McIntyre, Peter B.; Moran, Daniel; Bouwman, Lex; Froehlich, Halley E; Gephart, Jessica; Metian, Marc; Többen, Johannes Reinhard; Halpern, Ben (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Feeding a growing, increasingly affluent population while limiting environmental pressures of food production is a central challenge for society. Understanding the location and magnitude of food production is key to ...