Scientific Publications in Journals

Cantzler, J., Creutzig, F., Ayargarnchanakul, E., Javaid, A., Wong, L., Haas, W., 2020. Saving resources and the climate? A systematic review of the circular economy and its mitigation potential. Environ. Res. Lett. 15, 123001.

Carmona, L.G., Whiting, K., Haberl, H., Sousa, T., 2020. The use of steel in the United Kingdom’s transport sector: A stock–flow–service nexus case study. Journal of Industrial Ecology jiec.13055.

Carmona, L.G., Whiting, K., Wiedenhofer, D., Krausmann, F., Sousa, T., 2021. Resource use and economic development: an exergy perspective on energy and material flows and stocks from 1900 to 2010. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 165, 105226.

Creutzig, F., Ramakrishnan, A., Javaid, A., Niamir, L., Müller-Hansen, F., Minx, J.C., Sovacool, B.K., Afroz, Z., Andor, M., Antal, M., Court, V., Das, N., Díaz-José, J., Doebbe, F.C., Figueroa, M., Gouldson, A., Haberl, H., Hook, A., Ivanova, D., Lamb, W.F., Maizi, N., Mata, É., Nielsen, K.S., Onyige, C.D., Reisch, L.A., Roy, J., Scheelbeek, P.F., Sethi, M., Some, S., Sorrell, S., Tessier, M., Urmee, T.P., Virág, D., Wang, C., Wiedenhofer, D., Wilson, C., 2020. Reviewing the scope and thematic focus of 100,000 publications on energy consumption, services and social aspects of climate change: A big data approach to demand-side mitigation. Environ. Res. Lett.

Frantz, D., 2019. FORCE—Landsat + Sentinel-2 Analysis Ready Data and Beyond. Remote Sensing 11, 1124.

Frantz, D., Schug, F., Okujeni, A., Navacchi, C., Wagner, W., van der Linden, S., Hostert, P., 2021. National-scale mapping of building height using Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 time series. Remote Sensing of Environment 252, 112128.

Görg, C., Brand, U., Haberl, H., Hummel, D., Jahn, T., Liehr, S., 2017. Challenges for Social-Ecological Transformations: Contributions from Social and Political Ecology. Sustainability 9, 1045.

Haas, W., Krausmann, F., Wiedenhofer, D., Lauk, C., Mayer, A., 2020. Spaceship earth’s odyssey to a circular economy - a century long perspective. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 163, 105076.

Haberl, H., Wiedenhofer, D., Erb, K.H., Görg, C., Krausmann, F., 2017. The Material Stock-Flow-Service Nexus: A New Approach for Tackling the Decoupling Conundrum. Sustainability 9, 1049.

Haberl, H., Wiedenhofer, D., Pauliuk, S., Krausmann, F., Müller, D.B., Fischer-Kowalski, M., 2019. Contributions of sociometabolic research to sustainability science. Nat Sustain 2, 173–184.

Haberl, H., Wiedenhofer, D., Virág, D., Kalt, G., Plank, B., Brockway, P., Fishman, T., Hausknost, D., Krausmann, F., Leon-Gruchalski, B., Mayer, A., Pichler, M., Schaffartzik, A., Sousa, T., Streeck, J., Creutzig, F., 2020. A systematic review of the evidence on decoupling of GDP, resource use and GHG emissions, part II: synthesizing the insights. Environ. Res. Lett. 15, 065003.

Ivanova, D., Barrett, J., Wiedenhofer, D., Macura, B., Callaghan, M., Creutzig, F., 2020. Quantifying the potential for climate change mitigation of consumption options. Environ. Res. Lett. 15, 093001.

Jacobi, N., Haas, W., Wiedenhofer, D., Mayer, A., 2018. Providing an economy-wide monitoring framework for the circular economy in Austria: Status quo and challenges. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 137, 156–166.

Kalt, G., Wiedenhofer, D., Görg, C., Haberl, H., 2019. Conceptualizing energy services: A review of energy and well-being along the Energy Service Cascade. Energy Research & Social Science 53, 47–58.

Krausmann, F., Lauk, C., Haas, W., Wiedenhofer, D., 2018. From resource extraction to outflows of wastes and emissions: The socioeconomic metabolism of the global economy, 1900–2015. Global Environmental Change 52, 131–140.

Krausmann, F., Schandl, H., Eisenmenger, N., Giljum, S., Jackson, T.D., 2017a. Material Flow Accounting: Measuring Global Material Use for Sustainable Development. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 42, 647–675.

Krausmann, F., Wiedenhofer, D., Haberl, H., 2020. Growing stocks of buildings, infrastructures and machinery as key challenge for compliance with climate targets. Global Environmental Change 61, 102034.

Krausmann, F., Wiedenhofer, D., Lauk, C., Haas, W., Tanikawa, H., Fishman, T., Miatto, A., Schandl, H., Haberl, H., 2017b. Global socioeconomic material stocks rise 23-fold over the 20th century and require half of annual resource use. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114, 1880–1885.

Lanau, M., Liu, G., Kral, U., Wiedenhofer, D., Keijzer, E., Yu, C., Ehlert, C., 2019. Taking Stock of Built Environment Stock Studies: Progress and Prospects. Environ. Sci. Technol. 53, 8499–8515.

Mayer, A., Haas, W., Wiedenhofer, D., Krausmann, F., Nuss, P., Blengini, G.A., 2019. Measuring Progress towards a Circular Economy: A Monitoring Framework for Economy-wide Material Loop Closing in the EU28: Progress towards a Circular Economy in the EU28. Journal of Industrial Ecology 23, 62–76.

Noll, D., Lauk, C., Gaube, V., Wiedenhofer, D., 2020. Caught in a Deadlock: Small Ruminant Farming on the Greek Island of Samothrace. The Importance of Regional Contexts for Effective EU Agricultural Policies. Sustainability 12, 762.

Noll, D., Wiedenhofer, D., Miatto, A., Singh, S.J., 2019. The expansion of the built environment, waste generation and EU recycling targets on Samothraki, Greece: An island’s dilemma. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 150, 104405.

Otero, I., Farrell, K.N., Pueyo, S., Kallis, G., Kehoe, L., Haberl, H., Plutzar, C., Hobson, P., García‐Márquez, J., Rodríguez‐Labajos, B., Martin, J., Erb, K.H., Schindler, S., Nielsen, J., Skorin, T., Settele, J., Essl, F., Gómez‐Baggethun, E., Brotons, L., Rabitsch, W., Schneider, F., Pe’er, G., 2020. Biodiversity policy beyond economic growth. CONSERVATION LETTERS 13.

Schug, F., Frantz, D., Okujeni, A., van der Linden, S., Hostert, P., 2020. Mapping urban-rural gradients of settlements and vegetation at national scale using Sentinel-2 spectral-temporal metrics and regression-based unmixing with synthetic training data. Remote Sensing of Environment 246, 111810.

Smetschka, B., Wiedenhofer, D., Egger, C., Haselsteiner, E., Moran, D., Gaube, V., 2019. Time Matters: The Carbon Footprint of Everyday Activities in Austria. Ecological Economics 164, 106357.

Streeck, J., Wiedenhofer, D., Krausmann, F., Haberl, H., 2020. Stock-flow relations in the socio-economic metabolism of the United Kingdom 1800–2017. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 161, 104960.

Wiedenhofer, D., Fishman, T., Lauk, C., Haas, W., Krausmann, F., 2019. Integrating Material Stock Dynamics Into Economy-Wide Material Flow Accounting: Concepts, Modelling, and Global Application for 1900–2050. Ecological Economics 156, 121–133.

Wiedenhofer, D., Smetschka, B., Akenji, L., Jalas, M., Haberl, H., 2018. Household time use, carbon footprints, and urban form: a review of the potential contributions of everyday living to the 1.5 °C climate target. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 30, 7–17.

Wiedenhofer, D., Virág, D., Kalt, G., Plank, B., Streeck, J., Pichler, M., Mayer, A., Krausmann, F., Brockway, P., Schaffartzik, A., Fishman, T., Hausknost, D., Leon-Gruchalski, B., Sousa, T., Creutzig, F., Haberl, H., 2020. A systematic review of the evidence on decoupling of GDP, resource use and GHG emissions, part I: bibliometric and conceptual mapping. Environ. Res. Lett. 15, 063002.

Wieland, H., Giljum, S., Eisenmenger, N., Wiedenhofer, D., Bruckner, M., Schaffartzik, A., Owen, A., 2020. Supply versus use designs of environmental extensions in input–output analysis: Conceptual and empirical implications for the case of energy. Journal of Industrial Ecology 24, 548–563.

Book Chapters

Haberl, H., Mietzsch, A., 2019. Stellen wir die falschen Fragen? Und wenn ja, warum? (Interview), in: Mietzsch, Andreas (Ed.), BioTechnologie Jahrbuch 2019. Biocom AG, Berlin, pp. 30–37.

van der Leeuw, S., Aguiar, A.P., Berg, L., Buscaglia, D., Busch, S., Ebi, K., Goujon, A., Haberl, H., Messner, D., Miola, A., Murray, K., Muttarak, R., Nakicenovic, N., Popp, A., Puyana, J.M., Rauchenwald, V., Scheelbeek, P., Schmidt, J., Sellers, S., Svedin, U., Vafeidis, A., Verburg, G., 2018. The Challenge Ahead: Non-linear Interactions in Current Societal Dynamics, in: Kriegler, E., Messner, D., Nakicenovic, N., Riahi, K., Rockström, J., Sachs, J., van der Leeuw, S., van Vuuren, D. (Eds.), TWI2050 – The World in 2050. Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Report Prepared by The World in 2050 Initiative. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, pp. 35–68.

van Vuuren, D., Kriegler, E., Riahi, K., Zimm, C., Creutzig, F., Goujon, A., Grubler, A., Hasegawa, T., McCollum, D., Muttarak, R., Parkinson, S., Scheelbeek, P., Sellers, S., Aguiar, A.P., Bhowmik, A., Boza-Kiss, B., Busch, S., Campagnolo, L., Collste, D., Cornell, S., Drombrowsky, I., Ebi, K.L., Edelenbosch, O., Edmonds, J., Fujimori, S., Haberl, H., Hayha, T., Kamei, M., Kolp, P., Leininger, J., Lotze-Campen, H., Messner, D., Murray, K., Obersteiner, M., Pachauri, S., Popp, A., Portugal-Pereira, J., Schaeffer, R., Sempeho, G., van Soest, H., Wada, Y., 2018. Sustainable Development Pathways, in: Kriegler, E., Messner, D., Nakicenovic, N., Riahi, K., Rockström, J., Sachs, J., van der Leeuw, S., van Vuuren, D. (Eds.), TWI2050 – The World in 2050. Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Report Prepared by The World in 2050 Initiative. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, pp. 69–106.

Wiedenhofer, D., Pauliuk, S., Mayer, A., Virág, D., Haas, W., 2020. Monitoring a sustainable circular economy: from the systems level to actors and organizations, in: Brandão, M., Lazarevic, D., Finnveden, G. (Eds.), Handbook of the Circular Economy. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, pp. 176–193.


Cremer, N., 2018. Regression-based impervious surface mapping across European capital cities using semi-automated training data collection [Bachelor’s Thesis Humboldt Universität zu Berlin].

Dammerer, Q., 2020. Material stocks and sustainable resource use in the United States of America from 1870 to 2017 [Master’s Thesis, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt].

James, M., 2019. Utilising Sentinel-2 data in combination with landscape metrics for the creation of urban form maps. A multi-city comparison [Master’s Thesis Humboldt Universität zu Berlin].

Spengler, S., 2019. Mapping urban structures from Sentinel-2 data for Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso [Bachelor’s Thesis Humboldt Universität zu Berlin].

Virág, D., 2019. Das Verkehrssystem im Stock-Flow-Service-Nexus. Analyse der Materialbestände und -flüsse für verschiedene Formen von Mobilität in Wien [Master’s Thesis, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt].

Will, C., 2019. Eine Untersuchung der zeitlichen Übertragbarkeit fernerkundlicher Klassifikationsmodelle zur urbanen Landnutzungskartierung in Berlin auf Basis einer Landsat-Zeitreihe [Bachelor’s Thesis Humboldt Universität zu Berlin].