Mar 7: Decoupling environmental impacts from economic growth

Open Lecture with Dr. Marina Fischer-Kowalski

When: Tuesday, 7th March 15:15-17:00

Venue: Betty Petterson room, Blåsenhus

Organized by CEFO Research Forum & World Historical Ecology Network (WHEN)



Prof. Dr. Marina Fischer-Kowalski is director of the Institute of Social Ecology, Klagenfurt University & Senior Lecturer at the University of Vienna. She is also author of a number of books and papers on Social Ecology, Social metabolism for instance Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth (2011, with M.Swilling et al.). Her CV also includes being lead expert in the International Resource Panel (IRP) of the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP; 2007 cont.) and former President of the International Society for Ecological Economics. Read interview with Marina Fischer-Kowalski in the Gradient June 2, 2016.


In connection with Marina’s visit, there will also be a CEFO Workshop on Social Metabolism: 7/3 10-14. If you are interested in attending the workshop, contact

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