Stefan Wirsenius

Docent at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Physical Resource Theory

Projects

2009–2018

Sustainable European Energy Systems

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

2012–2013

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

Stefan Wirsenius Physical Resource Theory
Christel Cederberg Physical Resource Theory
Sverker Molander Environmental Systems Analysis
Stiftelsen Lantbruksforskning (SLF)

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Publications

2017

How Do Dietary Choices Influence the Energy-System Cost of Stabilizing the Climate?

David Bryngelsson, Fredrik Hedenus, Daniel Johansson et al
Energies. Vol. 10 (2)
Journal article
2017

Quantification of uncertainties in global grazing systems assessment

T. Fetzel, P. Havlik, M. Herrero et al
Global Biogeochemical Cycles. Vol. 31 (7), p. 1089-1102
Journal article
2016

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

Christian Azar, David Bryngelsson, Daniel Johansson et al
Magazine article
2016

Jordbruket måste ta sitt klimatansvar

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

Smutskastning löser inte klimatfrågan

David Bryngelsson, Stefan Wirsenius, Fredrik Hedenus et al
Land Lantbruk (8 juni)
Magazine article
2015

LRF och Svenskt flyg svarar inte om klimatmålen

David Andersson, Fredrik Hedenus, Anders Biel et al
Dagens Nyheter
Magazine article
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, p. 177-202
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2015

Low carbon lifestyles: potential for Sweden for 2050

Jörgen Larsson, David Andersson, David Bryngelsson et al
Conference contribution
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
2015

Nu krävs kraftfulla åtgärder mot nötkött och flygresor

David Andersson, Christian Azar, Anders Biel et al
Dagens Nyheter. Vol. 2015-02-27
Magazine article
2014

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

Yaw Sasu-Boakye, Christel Cederberg, Stefan Wirsenius
Animal. Vol. 8 (8), p. 1339-1348
Journal article
2014

To Avoid Global Warming, Stop Eating Meat and Cheese

Fredrik Hedenus, Stefan Wirsenius, Daniel Johansson
New York Times (April 1st)
Magazine article
2014

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

Stefan Wirsenius, Fredrik Hedenus, Daniel Johansson
Magazine article
2014

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

Fredrik Hedenus, Stefan Wirsenius, Daniel Johansson
Climatic Change. Vol. 124 (1-2), p. 79-91
Journal article
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
Journal article
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
Journal article
2013

Forskare: Klimatskatt på kött bygger på sund vetenskap

Fredrik Hedenus, Stefan Wirsenius, Kristina Mohlin
Magazine article
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
Paper in proceedings
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 contribution
2011

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

Emma Jonson, Peter Havlík, Fredrik Hedenus et al
Conference poster
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 - peer reviewed
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 - peer reviewed
2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fredrik Hedenus, Stefan Wirsenius, Daniel Johansson
Conference contribution
2010

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

Fredrik Hedenus, Kristina Mohlin, Stefan Wirsenius
Critical issues in environmental taxation International and comparative perspectives, p. 376-392
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
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 - 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
Agricultural Systems. Vol. 103 (9), p. 621-638
Journal article
2008

Klimatmärkning kan leda helt fel

Stefan Wirsenius, Fredrik Hedenus
Magazine article
2007

Biomassa - en knapp resurs i globalt perspektiv

Göran Berndes, Julia Hansson, Stefan Wirsenius
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
Report
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
Second World Biomass Conference: Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection. Vol. 1, p. 471-474
Paper in proceedings
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 contribution
2003

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

Stefan Wirsenius
Agricultural Systems. Vol. 77 (3), p. 219-255
Journal article
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
Journal article
1999

Modellering av omsättningen av biomassa i det globala matsystemet

Stefan Wirsenius, Sten Karlsson
Report
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
Paper in proceedings
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
Journal article
1996

Global biomass requirement. Sustainable use of lead?

Sten Karlsson, Göran Berndes, Stefan Wirsenius
Report
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
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. Vol. 1, p. 250-258
Journal article