Peer-reviewed publications


Policy coherence to achieve the SDGs: using integrated simulation models to assess effective policies. Collste, D., Pedercini, M. & Cornell, S.E. Sustain Sci (2017).

The Route to Sustainability—Prospects and Challenges of the Bio-Based Economy. Bennich, T.; Belyazid, S. Sustainability (2017).

Critical Natural Resources: Challenging the Current Discourse and Proposal for a Holistic Definition. Schellens, M. K.; Gisladottir, J. Resources (2018).

From waste to resource: A systems dynamics and stakeholder analysis of phosphorus recycling from municipal wastewater in Europe. Nedelciu, C.E.; Ragnarsdottir, K.V.; Stjernquist, I. Ambio (2018).

Challenges for Sustainability in Critical Raw Material Assessments. Diemer, A.; Nedelciu, C.E.; Schellens, M.; Gisladottir, J. International Journal of Management and Sustainability (2018).

The Bio-Based Economy: Dynamics Governing Transition Pathways in the Swedish Forestry Sector. Bennich, T., Belyazid, S., Kopainsky, B., Diemer, A. Sustainability (2018a)

Understanding the Transition to a Bio-Based Economy: Exploring Dynamics Linked to the Agricultural Sector in Sweden. Bennich, T., Belyazid, S., Kopainsky, B., Diemer, A. Sustainability (2018b).

Steady state of energy: Feedbacks and leverages for promoting or preventing sustainable energy system development. Gladkykh, G., Spittler, N. Davíðsdóttir, B., Diemer, A. Energy Policy (2018).   

Servitization in support of Sustainable Cities: What are Steel’s Contributions and challenges?. Pinto, J.T.M; Morales, M.E.; Fedoruk, M.; Kovaleva, M.; Diemer, A., Sustainability (2019).

Structure and evolution of cod quota market networks in Iceland over times of financial volatility. Oostdijk, M., Santos, M.J., Agnarsson, S., Woods, P.J. Ecological Economics  (2019)

Corruption Risks in Renewable Resource Governance: Case Studies in Iceland and RomaniaGisladottir, J., Sigurgeirsdottir, S., Stjernquist, I., Ragnarsdottir, K.V. Politics and Governance (2020).

Opening access to the black box: The need for reporting along the global phosphorus supply chain. Nedelciu, C.E., Ragnarsdottir, K.V., Stjernquist, I. and Schellens, M.K. AMBIO (2020). 

Global phosphorus supply chain dynamics: Assessing regional impact to 2050. Nedelciu, C.E., Ragnarsdottir, K.V., Schlyter, P. and Stjernquist, I. Global Food Security (2020). 


Book Chapters

Achieving the 17 sustainable development goals within 9 planetary boundaries. Randers, J., Rockström, J., Stoknes, P. E., Goluke, U., Collste, D., & Cornell, S. (2018, October 15).

The Empirical Bases for the Earth3 Model: Technical Notes on the Sustainable Development Goals and Planetary Boundaries. Collste, D., Randers, J., Goluke, U., Stoknes, P. E., Cornell, S., & Rockström, J. (2018, October 1).

Opinion Pieces and Media Presence

On writing Executive Summaries: Tips and guidance. Opinion piece article published January 16th, 2019. Pinto, Julian T.M.; Cornell, Sarah., Available at: 

Det här krävs för att nå Agenda 2030. Collste, D., Rockström, J., Cornell, S., Op-ed published in Aktuell Hållbarhet 2018-10-19

Film clip Dagens Nyheter broadcasted panel during the Almedalen Politics week.

”Jo, klimatpolitiken bör sikta på de rika”. Collste, D. Op-ed published in Svenska Dagbladet 2019-02-12. 

Global goals need African voices: Farmers hold the key to fulfilling global goals on hunger and poverty. How can we build a more food-secure future in Africa. Collste, D; Maylat, M. Blog post on

“Mótmælendur í Búkarest upplifa valdníðslu”. Radio interview at the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service that was also published in writing online 2017-02-13. Gisladottir, J. 


Phosphorus Supply Chain Assessment to 2050. Nedelciu, C.E., Ragnasdottir, K.V., Schlyter, P. and Stjernquist, I. STELLA software required.

Scenarios to 2050 for phosphate consumption in Low- and Medium-Income regions. Nedelciu, C.E., Ragnasdottir, K.V., Schlyter, P. and Stjernquist, I. STELLA software required.