Stefan Wirsenius

Docent at Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory

Projects

2009–2015

Sustainable European Energy Systems

Filip Johnsson Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Erika Mata Las Heras Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Lina Reichenberg Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Anh Tuan Le Department of Energy and Environment, Electric Power Engineering
Lisa Göransson Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Mikael Odenberger Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Johan Rootzén Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Henrik Thunman Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Emil Nyholm Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Eoin Ó Broin Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Joel Goop Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Ulrika Claeson Colpier Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Fredrik Normann Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Göran Berndes Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Jan Kjärstad Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Andrea Egeskog Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Stefan Wirsenius Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Jonas Nässén Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Thore Berntsson Department of Energy and Environment, Industrial Energy Systems and Technologies
Simon Harvey Department of Energy and Environment, Industrial Energy Systems and Technologies
Katarina Gårdfeldt Centre for Environment and Sustainability
Maria Taljegård Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Halmstad University
Swedish Energy Agency
Vattenfall

2012–2013

Potentiella nettoreduktioner av växthusgasutsläppen från användning av nordeuropeiskt proteinfoder i nordisk kött- och mjölkproduktion

Stefan Wirsenius Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Christel Cederberg Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Sverker Molander Department of Energy and Environment, Environmental Systems Analysis
Stiftelsen Lantbruksforskning (SLF)

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Publications

2016

Smutskastning löser inte klimatfrågan

David Bryngelsson, Stefan Wirsenius, Fredrik Hedenus et al
Land Lantbruk (8 juni)
Journal article - popular science
2016

Att jämföra koldioxid och metan – varför GWP inte ger hela bilden

Christian Azar, David Bryngelsson, Daniel J.A. Johansson et al
Uppsalainiativet
Journal article - popular science
2016

Greenhouse gas mitigation potentials in the livestock sector

M. Herrero, B. Henderson, P. Havlik et al
Nature Climate Change. Vol. 6 (5), p. 452-461
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Vi kan äta mycket kött och ändå nå klimatmålen

David Bryngelsson, Stefan Wirsenius,
Supermiljöbloggen (22 feb)
Journal article - popular science
2016

Jordbruket måste ta sitt klimatansvar

Stefan Wirsenius, Elin Röös, Thomas Kätterer et al
Land Lantbruk (26 mars)
Journal article - popular science
2016

How can the EU climate targets be met? A combined analysis of technological and demand-side changes in food and agriculture

David Bryngelsson, Stefan Wirsenius, Fredrik Hedenus et al
Food Policy. Vol. 59, p. 152-164
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Livestock and the Environment: What Have We Learned in the Past Decade?

M. Herrero, Stefan Wirsenius, B. Henderson et al
Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol 40. Vol. 40, p. 177-202
Chapter in monograph, book
2015

Nu krävs kraftfulla åtgärder mot nötkött och flygresor

David Andersson, Christian Azar, Anders Biel et al
Dagens Nyheter. Vol. 2015-02-27
Journal article - popular science
2015

LRF och Svenskt flyg svarar inte om klimatmålen

David Andersson, Fredrik Hedenus, Anders Biel et al
Dagens Nyheter
Journal article - popular science
2015

Low carbon lifestyles: potential for Sweden for 2050

Jörgen Larsson, David Andersson, David Bryngelsson et al
PERL International Conference: A Decade of Responsible Living: Preparing, Engaging, Responding and Learning. UNESCO, Paris 10-11 March, 2014
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2015

Matkonsumtionens klimatpåverkan och markanvändning

Fredrik Hedenus, David Bryngelsson, Stefan Wirsenius et al
Hållbara konsumtionsmönster – analyser av maten, flyget och den totala konsumtionens klimatpåverkan idag och 2050. En forskarantologi, p. 10
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2014

Why reduced beef, lamb and dairy consumption may be necessary for meeting stringent climate targets.

Stefan Wirsenius, Fredrik Hedenus, Daniel J.A. Johansson et al
FCRN
Journal article - popular science
2014

To Avoid Global Warming, Stop Eating Meat and Cheese

Fredrik Hedenus, Stefan Wirsenius, Daniel J.A. Johansson et al
New York Times (April 1st)
Journal article - popular science
2014

Localising livestock protein feed production and the impact on land use and greenhouse gas emissions

Yaw Sasu-Boakye, Christel Cederberg, Stefan Wirsenius et al
Animal. Vol. 8 (8), p. 1339-1348
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

The importance of reduced meat and dairy consumption for meeting stringent climate change targets

Fredrik Hedenus, Stefan Wirsenius, Daniel J.A. Johansson et al
Climatic Change. Vol. 124 (1-2), p. 79-91
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Greenhouse gas balances and land use changes associated with the planned expansion (to 2020) of the sugarcane ethanol industry in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Andrea Egeskog, F. Freitas, Göran Berndes et al
Biomass and Bioenergy
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Forskare: Klimatskatt på kött bygger på sund vetenskap

Fredrik Hedenus, Stefan Wirsenius, Kristina Mohlin et al
Newsmill
Journal article - popular science
2013

Agricultural intensification in Brazil and its effects on land-use patterns: an analysis of the 1975-2006 period

Agop Barretto, Göran Berndes, G. Sparovek et al
Global Change Biology. Vol. 19 (6), p. 1804-1815
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Trends in greenhouse gas emissions from consumption and production of animal food products - implications for long-term climate targets

Christel Cederberg, Fredrik Hedenus, Stefan Wirsenius et al
Animal. Vol. 7 (2), p. 330-340
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Status and Future of Biomass Assessment for Energetic Use in Europe

M. Dees, B. Bodo, C. Panoutsou et al
20th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, p. 23-24
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Global demand for food in 2030: How climate policy and bioenergy might change demand structure

Stefan Wirsenius,
Kungl. Skogs- och Lantbruksakademiens Tidskrift (4), p. 22-25
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2011

Estimating indirect land use changes of biofuels given increased organic farming in Europe

Emma Jonson, Peter Havlík, Fredrik Hedenus et al
IEA Workshop Quantifying and managing land use effects of bioenergy
Conference poster
2011

GHG emissions and land-use changes from substitution of Brazilian soybean with locally produced protein feed in Scandinavian pig and dairy production

Yaw Sasu-Boakye, Christel Cederberg, Stefan Wirsenius et al
IEA Workshop Quantifying and managing land use effects of bioenergy
Conference poster
2011

Capital vintage modeling of energy use and CO2 emissions in the iron and steel industry

Johan Torén, Stefan Wirsenius,
Methods and models used in the project Pathways to Sustainable European Energy Systems, p. 127-130
Chapter in monograph, book
2011

Capital vintage modeling of energy use and CO2 emissions in EU15 pulp and paper industry

Stefan Wirsenius,
Methods and models used in the project Pathways to Sustainable European Energy Systems, p. 123-125
Chapter in monograph, book
2011

Top-down modelling of energy use and CO2 emissions in the industrial sector of the EU25 countries

Stefan Wirsenius,
Methods and models used in the project Pathways to Sustainable European Energy Systems, p. 119-121
Chapter in monograph, book
2011

Energy and CO2 emission scenarios in steel industry: Capital vintage modelling

Johan Torén, Stefan Wirsenius,
European Energy Pathways: Pathways to Sustainable European Energy Systems, p. 329-333
Chapter in monograph, book
2011

CO2 emission scenarios in the pulp and paper industry: Capital vintage modeling on mills in EU15

Stefan Wirsenius,
European Energy Pathways: Pathways to Sustainable European Energy Systems, p. 325-328
Chapter in monograph, book
2011

Technical potentials for use of solid biofuels in European industry

Stefan Wirsenius,
European Energy Pathways: Pathways to Sustainable European Energy Systems, p. 315-318
Chapter in monograph, book
2011

Greenhouse gas taxes on animal food products: rationale, tax scheme and climate mitigation effects

Stefan Wirsenius, Fredrik Hedenus, Kristina Mohlin et al
Climatic Change. Vol. 108 (1-2), p. 159-184
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Greenhouse gas-weighted consumption taxes on food as a climate policy instrument

Fredrik Hedenus, Kristina Mohlin, Stefan Wirsenius et al
Critical issues in environmental taxation - International and comparative perspectives - Volume VIII, p. 376-392
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2010

’Expansion of sugarcane ethanol in the state of São Paulo, Brazil

Andrea Egeskog, Flavio Freitas, Gerd Sparovek et al
World Bioenergy 2010
Conference poster
2010

Policy Strategies for a Sustainable Food System: Options for Protecting the Climate

Stefan Wirsenius, Fredrik Hedenus,
The Meat Crisis. Developing More Sustainable Production and Consumption, p. 237-253
Chapter in monograph, book
2010

Future food consumption and climate change - are dietary shifts required?

Fredrik Hedenus, Stefan Wirsenius, Daniel J.A. Johansson et al
Stockholm Futures Conference. Our future in the making
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2010

How much land is needed for global food production under scenarios of dietary changes and livestock productivity increases in 2030?

Stefan Wirsenius, Christian Azar, Göran Berndes et al
Agricultural systems. Vol. 103 (9), p. 621-638
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Greenhouse gas-weighted consumption taxes on food as a climate policy instrument

Fredrik Hedenus, Kristina Mohlin, Stefan Wirsenius et al
Critical issues in environmental taxation International and comparative perspectives, p. 376-392
Chapter in monograph, book
2009

Modelling energy efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions in energy-intensive industry under stringent CO2 policies: Comparison of top-down and bottom-up approaches and evaluation of usefulness to policy makers

Jessica Algehed, Stefan Wirsenius, Johanna Jönsson et al
Proceedings of eceee 2009 summer study, p. 1181-1191
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2008

Klimatmärkning kan leda helt fel

Stefan Wirsenius, Fredrik Hedenus,
Göteborgsposten
Journal/newspaper article
2007

Global Use of Agricultural Biomass for Food and Non-Food Purposes: Current Situation and Future Outlook

Stefan Wirsenius,
Proceedings of Traditional grains for low environmental impact and good health
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Biomassa - en knapp resurs i globalt perspektiv

Göran Berndes, Julia Hansson, Stefan Wirsenius et al
Bioenergi - till vad och hur mycket? (Formas Fokuserar), p. 19-32
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2006

Production and regional trade flows of natural gas, platinum, roundwood, and soybeans

Sverker Molander, Are Wallin, Stefan Wirsenius et al
Report - popular science
2006

Towards a ”Smart Growth” Strategy for Sustainable Development

Fredrik Hedenus, Allan Larsson, Bo Samuelsson et al
Report
2004

Global bioenergy potentials: A new approach using a model-based assessment of biomass flows and land demand in the food and agriculture sector 2030

Stefan Wirsenius, Christian Azar, Göran Berndes et al
Second World Biomass Conference: Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection. Vol. 1, p. 471-474
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Scenarios of greenhouse gas emissions from milk production in EU15 - Analysis of greenhouse gas mitigation options based on modelling of carbon and nitrogen flows in dairy cattle system.

Åsa Kasimir Klemedtsson, Stefan Wirsenius,
Greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, mitigation options and strategies. Leipzig Germany Febr. 10-12, p. 297-298
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2003

Efficiencies and biomass appropriation of food commodities on global and regional levels

Stefan Wirsenius,
Agricultural Systems. Vol. 77 (3), p. 219-255
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2003

The biomass metabolism of the food system: A model-based survey of the global and regional turnover of food biomass.

Stefan Wirsenius,
Journal of Industrial Ecology. Vol. 7 (1), p. 47-80
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
1999

Modellering av omsättningen av biomassa i det globala matsystemet

Stefan Wirsenius, Sten Karlsson,
Report - popular science
1999

A regionalized biophysically based model for the turnover of biomass and enteric methane emissions in the global food system

Stefan Wirsenius, Sten Karlsson,
Non-CO2 Greenhouse gases: Scientific Understanding, Control and Implementation, p. 149-150
Conference paper - peer reviewed
1996

Global biomass requirement. Sustainable use of lead?

Sten Karlsson, Göran Berndes, Stefan Wirsenius et al
Report
1996

Biomass for energy, food and materials in an industrial society of 10 billion people

Göran Berndes, Stefan Wirsenius,
Renewable Energy . Vol. 9 (1-4), p. 926-929
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
1995

On a Sustainable Metabolism for the Industrial Society

Stefan Wirsenius,
Licentiate thesis
1994

Materials Flows: On the metabolism of the industrial society in a sustainability perspective

Sten Karlsson, Christian Azar, Karl-Erik Eriksson et al
Report
1994

An environmental tax-shift with indirect desirable effects

Tomas Kåberger, John Holmberg, Stefan Wirsenius et al
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. Vol. 1, p. 250-258
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
1988

Skatter för en bättre miljö

Stefan Wirsenius, Annica Strömbäck,
Master's Thesis