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Secretary Office CLOSED

Due to WU restrictions (COVID-19), our secretary office is closed! But you can contact the secretary office during the opening hours via phone (+43-1-31336 4848) or mail (barbara.gaal@wu.ac.at).Thank…

Wie hoch ist die Dunkelziffer von Covid-19-Infektionen in Österreich?

Simon Sturn, Ökonomieblog (Der Standard, 27.3.2020) Wie hoch ist die Dunkelziffer von Covid-19-Infektionen in Österreich?

Gillian Foster won the Elsevier Atlas Award

Gillian Foster’s article, Circular economy strategies for adaptive reuse of cultural heritage buildings to reduce environmental impacts, won the Elsevier Atlas Award for “research that could…

Stefan Giljum spoke at FWF event about humanities’ ecological footprint

Stefan Giljum spoke at FWF event about humanities’ ecological footprint On February 17, Stefan Giljum spoke at an event of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) on the topic of humanities’ footprint. In…

New publication by Hanspeter Wieland to integrating environmental data in monetary input-output (IO) models

A new publication by Hanspeter Wieland and colleagues from the group Global Resource Use investigated the conceptual and empirical implications of different approaches to integrating environmental…

Industrial Ecology Virtual Laboratory (IELab) Conference 2020

Hanspeter Wieland from the research group Global Resource Use attended the Industrial Ecology Virtual Laboratory (IELab) Conference 2020 that took place in Mount Victoria (New South Walse/Australia)…

New publication "Metal mining exerts remarkable pressure on the world’s biodiversity"

A new publication by Michael Tost and colleagues estimates the costs of the reduction of ecosystem services due to metal mining`s global land use by analysing four key metal ores – bauxite…

New project for the Austrian Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism

Understanding the world of raw materials better The research group „Global Resource Use“ at the Institute for Ecological Economics is starting a new project for the Austrian Ministry of…

Irene Monasterolo presents at he European Systemic Risk Board/ATC Workshop on Stress Testing

Irene Monasterolo present the article entitled "A Climate Stress-test of the financial system" (Battiston et al. 2017) at the European Systemic Risk Board/ATC Workshop on Stress Testing "Wind of…

Irene Monasterolo organizes COP25 side event at UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid

This year, Irene Monasterolo, Assistant Professor of Climate Economics and Finance, will co-organize a side event at the UN Climate Change Conference UNFCCC COP25 conference in Madrid on 9 December…