Publications (selection)

Working Group Terrestrial Safe Operating Space

Selected publications

  • Gerten, D, Kummu M 2021: Feeding the world in a narrowing safe operating space. One Earth 4, 1193–1196.
  • Stenzel F, Greve P, Lucht W, Tramberend S, Wada Y, Gerten D 2021: Irrigation of biomass plantations may globally increase water stress more than climate change. Nature Commun. 12, 1512.
  • 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.
  • Andersen L, Gaffney O, Lamb W, Hoff H, Wood A 2020: A Safe Operating Space for New Zealand/Aotearoa – Translating the Planetary Boundaries Framework. Report to the NZ Ministry of Environment.
  • 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 Commun. 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.
  • 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.