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Welcome to the podcast 'Advancing Sustainable Solutions', produced by the IIIEE at Lund University. The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) is an interdisciplinary research and education institute located in Lund, Sweden with activities focusing on the transition to low-carbon and resource efficient economies. In this podcast, we will share ongoing research and activities through engaging conversation that is relatable and applicable to our daily lives. In essence, we wish to support listeners in their journey towards sustainability. Look for a new episode monthly!

Welcome to the podcast 'Advancing Sustainable Solutions', produced by the IIIEE at Lund University. The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) is an interdisciplinary research and education institute located in Lund, Sweden with activities focusing on the transition to low-carbon and resource efficient economies. In this podcast, we will share ongoing research and activities through engaging conversation that is relatable and applicable to our daily lives. In essence, we wish to support listeners in their journey towards sustainability. Look for a new episode monthly!
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Sweden

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Welcome to the podcast 'Advancing Sustainable Solutions', produced by the IIIEE at Lund University. The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) is an interdisciplinary research and education institute located in Lund, Sweden with activities focusing on the transition to low-carbon and resource efficient economies. In this podcast, we will share ongoing research and activities through engaging conversation that is relatable and applicable to our daily lives. In essence, we wish to support listeners in their journey towards sustainability. Look for a new episode monthly!

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English


Episodes

Flying Free in the New Year

1/28/2019
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There is growing urgency within the academic, political and public spheres to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in order to lessen or mitigate the impacts of climate change. To do so, many online are voicing their commitments by making a New Year’s Resolution to reduce their flying or to not fly at all in 2019. In this episode, we explore the reasons why many are making this New Year’s Resolution and provide suggestions to support those who wish to make similar pledges. We interview Jonas...

Duration:00:30:26

Gift-Giving This Holiday Season

12/17/2018
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Like so many, have you waited until the last minute to buy gifts for your family and friends this holiday season?? In this episode, we will provide some specific suggestions for those among us still in need of gift ideas, which are also applicable for all gifting occasions. Furthermore, we will discuss with our colleagues, researching sustainable consumption, the notion of gift-giving, the obligation to do so in society, and how to return to more meaningful gift-giving.

Duration:00:29:11

The Circular Economy and You

11/8/2018
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Individuals have their part to play in the transition towards a circular economy. In this episode, we will introduce the circular economy and strategies to facilitate a transition from our linear to a more circular economy. Furthermore, we visit a repair cafe and illustrate how you can extend product lifetimes. The episode is produced in connection to a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), called ‘Circular Economy: Sustainable Materials Management’, produced by the IIIEE together with...

Duration:00:28:33

Experimenting in the City

10/22/2018
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New ways of governing our cities are emerging. Urban experimentation offers opportunities to test sustainability solutions in context and learn from these successes or failures. Citizen engagement and participation is a prerequisite. In this episode, we will discuss experimentation as a form of urban governance and suggest ways you can engage and participate in the governance of your city.

Duration:00:36:15

"What is Science?"... and its role in society

9/24/2018
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What is science? In this episode, we explore science in order to build a foundation for exploring sustainability research in future episodes. Then, we showcase a scientific workshop to illustrate the role fo science in supporting policy-makers.

Duration:00:19:52

Introduction to the Podcast!

9/10/2018
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In this episode, will introduce listeners to the podcast 'Advancing Sustainable Solutions'. You will learn more about the hosts, our organisation, and our vision for the podcast.

Duration:00:06:54