Key publications 2015-2020

(also see homepages of team members)
  • Gerten, D., Heck, V., Jägermeyr, J. et al. 2020: Feeding ten billion people is possible within four terrestrial planetary boundaries. Nature Sust. 3, 200–208.
  • Stenzel F, Gerten D, Werner C, Jägermeyr J 2019: Freshwater requirements of large-scale bioenergy plantations for limiting global warming to 1.5 °C. Environ. Res. Lett. 14, 084001.
  • Heck V, Hoff H, Wirsenius S, Meyer C, Kreft H 2018: Land use options for staying within the Planetary Boundaries - synergies and tradeoffs between global and local sustainability goals. Glob. Environ. Change 49, 73–84.
  • Heck V, Lucht W, Gerten D 2018: Biomass-based negative emissions difficult to reconcile with planetary boundaries. Nature Clim. Change, doi:10.1038/s41558-017-0064-y.
  • Jägermeyr J, Pastor A, Biemans H, Gerten D 2017: Reconciling irrigated food production with environmental flows for Sustainable Development Goals implementation. Nature Comm. 8, doi:10.1038/ncomms15900.
  • Boysen LR, Lucht W, Gerten D et al. 2017: The limits to global-warming mitigation by terrestrial carbon removal. Earth’s Fut. 5, 463–475.
  • Jägermeyr J, Gerten D, Schaphoff S et al. 2016: Integrated crop water management might sustainably halve the global food gap. Environ. Res. Lett. 11, 025002.
  • Heck V, Gerten D, Lucht W, Boysen LR 2016: Is extensive terrestrial carbon dioxide removal a ‘green’ form of geoengineering? A global modelling study. Glob. Planet. Change 137, 123–130.
  • Ostberg S, Schaphoff S, Lucht W, Gerten D 2015: Three centuries of dual pressure from land use and climate change on the biosphere. Environ. Res. Lett. 10, 044011.
  • Gerten D, Rockström J, Heinke J et al. S. 2015: Response to Comment on “Planetary boundaries: guiding human development on a changing planet”. Science 348, 1217.