Student Competition // Deadline for "Shell Ideas360" ends on 16 Dec
Shell Ideas360 is a global competition organised by Shell International Limited for students to develop game-changing ideas for tackling Energy, Water and Food issues. Until 16 Dec 2013, students can register and participate as an individual or as part of a team of up to three people. The target is to develop an innovative idea related to Energy, Water or Food.
The competition website provides a workspace to share draft ideas with the Shell Ideas360 community and for submitting a finalised idea for evaluation by 16 December 2013.
Policy Brief // Introducing Societal Metabolism Analysis via ‘MuSIASEM'
By Kerry A. Waylen, Kirsty L. Blackstock, Keith B. Matthews, Mario Giampietro. This paper introduces the Societal Metabolism Analysis, which is at the heart of the MAGIC project. It offers a way to characterise patterns of consumption and production associated with the metabolic patterns of different systems, thus enabling analysts to look across sectors and scales. It was developed by "MAGIC Nexus", a project by the European Union's Horizon2020 research and innovation program.
Publication // The environmental footprint of transport by car using renewable energy
Holmatov, B. & Hoekstra, A.Y. (2020). This paper compares and contrast carbon, land and water footprints per driven km in midsize cars utilizing conventional gasoline, biofuels, bioelectricity, solar electricity and solar‐based hydrogen.
Policy Brief // Sharing societal metabolism insights with European Policymakers: Main messages for policy makers
Blackstock KL, Matthews KB, Waylen KA, Juarez-Bourke A, Miller DG, Wardell-Johnson D, Guimarães-Pereira A, Cadillo-Benalcazar J, Kovacic Z, Renner A, Ripa M & Giampietro M. This policy brief analyses the problems existing within approaches of five policy areas pursued in the European Union and the UN SDGs. It was developed by "MAGIC Nexus", a project by the European Union's Horizon2020 research and innovation program.