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Catching two European birds with one renewable stone: Mitigating climate change and Eurozone crisis by an energy transition

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Creutzig, F., Goldschmidt, J. C., Lehmann, P., Schmid, E., von Blücher, F., Breyer, C., …Wiegandt, K. (2014)
Catching two European birds with one renewable stone: Mitigating climate change and Eurozone crisis by an energy transition. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 38, 1015-1028. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.07.028
The threat of climate change and other risks for ecosystems and human health require a transition of the energy system from fossil fuels towards renewable energies and higher ...

Overview of porous media/metal foam application in fuel cells and solar power systems

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Tan, W. C., Saw, . L. H., Thiam, H. S., Xuan, J., Cai, Z., & Yew, M. C. (2018)
Overview of porous media/metal foam application in fuel cells and solar power systems. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 96, 181-197
Fuel cells and solar energy are promising candidates for electricity generation. It is forecast that fuel cells and solar power systems will play an important role in reducing...

The Advent of Practice Theories in Research on Sustainable Consumption: Past, Current and Future Directions of the Field

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Corsini, F., Laurenti, R., Meinherz, F., Appio, F. P., & Mora, L. (2019)
The Advent of Practice Theories in Research on Sustainable Consumption: Past, Current and Future Directions of the Field. Sustainability, 11(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/su11020341
The application of practice theories in the domain of sustainability research in consumer studies is increasingly advocated based on the premise that this allows to analyse co...

Designing a conservation reserve network with minimal fragmentation: A linear integer programming approach

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Önal, H., & Briers, R. A. (2005)
Designing a conservation reserve network with minimal fragmentation: A linear integer programming approach. Environmental modeling & assessment, 10(3), 193-202. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10666-005-9009-3
In the biological conservation literature, the optimum reserve site selection problem has often been addressed by using the prototype set covering and maximal covering formula...

Design considerations for high-power converters interfacing 10 MW superconducting wind power generators

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Vedreño Santos, F., Odavic, M., Guan, Y., Azar, Z., Thomas, A., Li, G., & Zhu, Z. (2017)
Design considerations for high-power converters interfacing 10 MW superconducting wind power generators. IET Power Electronics, 10(12), 1461-1467. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-pel.2016.0512
The design of power electronic converters for the integration of wind generated power into the grid is more and more important due to a new class of Superconducting Generators...

Smart cities: Under-gridding the sustainability of city-districts as energy efficient-low carbon zones

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Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2016)
Smart cities: Under-gridding the sustainability of city-districts as energy efficient-low carbon zones. Journal of Cleaner Production, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.12.054
This paper reviews the literature on smart cities. Offering a critical synthesis of the material, it advances a Triple Helix inspired account of smart cities as future interne...

Barriers and drivers in a circular economy: the case of the built environment

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Hart, J., Adams, K., Giesekam, J., Densley Tingley, D., & Pomponi, F. (2019)
Barriers and drivers in a circular economy: the case of the built environment. Procedia CIRP, 80, 619-624. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2018.12.015
The circular economy has moved quickly from niche conversations to mainstream attention. Reports, white papers, academic articles, and guidance are produced in rapid successio...

Futures studies & the circular economy: an interdisciplinary approach to sustainable development

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Weigend Rodríguez, R., Pomponi, F., & D'Amico, B. (2019)
Futures studies & the circular economy: an interdisciplinary approach to sustainable development. Economia Creativa, 11, 38-60
While the Circular Economy (CE) is gaining traction as a new economic paradigm to overcome the linear economy, it has not yet developed an understanding on how to transition f...

Developing Learning Landscape Partnerships: Why and how to work with protected area managers

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McKee, A., Blackstock, K., Barea Azcón, J. M., Ciucci, P., Hošek, M., Huber, M., …Velander, K. (2018)
Developing Learning Landscape Partnerships: Why and how to work with protected area managers. Parks: The international Journal of Protected Areas and Conservation, 24(2), 63-78. https://doi.org/10.2305/iucn.ch.2018.parks-24-2amck.en
There are many calls for more effective science-policy interaction and knowledge exchange in order to tackle persistent conservation problems; however, more clarity is needed ...