Category Archives: Decarbonisation

GIST at the IST 2017 Conference

Lars J Nilsson, Oscar Svensson and Roger Hildingsson organised a lively dialogue session at the IST 2017 conference in Gothenburg. The session was about “Decarbonising the process industry: transforming a forgotten sector”. A short description of the session can be found … Continue reading

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Characteristics of the energy intensive processing industries

A new article has been published in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews by GIST researchers Joeri Wesseling, Stefan Lechtenböhmer, Max Åhman, Lars J. Nilsson, Ernst Worrell and Lars Coenen. The article titled: The transition of energy intensive processing industries towards deep decarbonization: Characteristics … Continue reading

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Nollutsläpp i basindustrin –förutsättningar för en ny industripolitik

Forskarna i GIST-projektet har gemensamt skrivit rapporten “Nollutsläpp i basindustrin –förutsättningar för en ny industripolitik” där man mot bakgrund av den historiska utvecklingen i basindustrin argumenterar för att det behövs en ny politik för industriell utveckling för att hantera basindustrins … Continue reading

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Decarbonising the energy intensive basic materials industry through electrification

Stefan Lechtenböhmer, Lars J Nilsson, Max Åhman and Clemens Schneider’s article Decarbonising the energy intensive basic materials industry through electrification – Implications for future EU electricity demand, has been publiched in Energy. It can be found here.

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Survey and conceptualisation of the innovation systems of energy-intensive processing industries

Joeri Wesseling, Stefan Lechtenböhmer, Max Åhman, Lars J Nilsson, Ernst Worell, and Lars Coenen has together published an article that characterises the sociotechnical and innovation systems of energy-intensive processing industries in terms of stylized facts, identifying similarities and differences between the … Continue reading

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Global climate policy and deep decarbonization of energy-intensive industries

Max Åhman, Lars J Nilsson and Bengt Johansson, all researchers of the GIST project, has published an article in Climate Policy about the future global climate policy needed to facilitate a deep decarbonization of energy-intensive industries. The article can be found here.

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The material politics of structural transformation in energy-intensive natural resource-based industry

GIST-researchers Oscar Svensson and Roger Hildingsson presented work in progress at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2016. The presentation, with the title Industrial decarbonisation: Understanding the material politics of structural transformation in energy-intensive natural resource-based industry, was included in a session on … Continue reading

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Transformative governance aprés Paris

Oscar Svensson and Roger Hildingsson presented an article at the 2016 Berlin conference on global environmental change. The theme of the conference was transformative global climate governance in light of the Paris agreement. Oscar and Roger presented the GIST project … Continue reading

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The need for international cooperation

In reply to a recent DN opinion piece GIST researchers Bengt Johansson, Lars J Nilsson and Max Åhman argue that an emissions free Swedish heavy industry is possible in the long term, contingent upon the unlocking of important gridlocks in … Continue reading

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Decarbonising ENRI through electrification

Max Åhman and Lars J. Nilsson are contributing writers to the article: Decarbonising the energy intensive basic materials industry through electrification – implications for future EU electricity demand. The article will be presented at the 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, … Continue reading

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