Example publications

Below are examples of the type of work that we publish:

Food system modelling:

Karlsson, J. O., Parodi, A., van Zanten, H. H. E., Hansson, P.-A., & Röös, E. (2020). Halting European Union soybean feed imports favours ruminants over pigs and poultry. Nature Food 2, 38–46. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-020-00203-7

Karlsson JO, Röös E (2019) Resource-efficient use of land and animals—Environmental impacts of food systems based on organic cropping and avoided food-feed competition. Land Use Policy 85, 63-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.03.035 

Karlsson J, Carlsson G, Lindberg M, Sjunnestrand T, Röös E (2018) Designing a future food vision for the Nordics through a participatory modeling approach. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 38:59. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-018-0528-0

Röös E, Bajželj B, Smith P, Patel M, Little D, Garnett T (2017) Greedy or needy? Land use and climate impacts of food in 2050 under different livestock futures. Global Environmental Change 47:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2017.09.001

Röös E, Patel M, Spångberg J, Carlsson G, Rydhmer L (2016) Limiting livestock production to pasture and by-products in a search for sustainable diets. Food Policy 58:1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2015.10.008

Life cycle assessment studies:

Tidåker, P., Karlsson Potter, H, Carlsson, G., Röös, E (2021) Towards sustainable consumption of legumes: How origin, processing and transport affect the environmental impact of pulses. Sustainable Production and Consumption 27, 496-508. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.spc.2021.01.017

Karlsson JO, Garnett T, Rollins NC, Röös E (2019) The carbon footprint of breastmilk substitutes in comparison with breastfeeding. Journal of Cleaner Production 222, 436-445. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.03.043

Moberg E, Walker Andersson M, Säll S, Hansson P-A, Röös, E (2019) Determining the climate impact of food for use in a climate tax – design of a consistent and transparent model. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-019-01597-8 

Röös E, Karlsson H. (2013) Effect of eating seasonal on the carbon footprint of Swedish vegetable consumption. Journal of Cleaner Production. 59:63-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.06.035

Food waste:

Ghosh R, Eriksson M (2019) Food waste due to retail power in supply chains: Evidence from Sweden Global Food Security, 20 DOI: 10.1016/j.gfs.2018.10.002

Malefors C et al. (2019). Towards a baseline for food-waste quantification in the hospitality sector — quantities and data processing criteria Sustainability, 11 (13), DOI: 10.3390/su11133541

Eriksson M et al. (2019) What gets measured gets managed – Or does it? Connection between hospitality sector food waste quantification and reduction Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 4 DOI: 10.1016/j.rcrx.2019.100021

Evaluations of diets:

Moberg E, Wood A, Karlsson Potter H, Hansson P-A, Röös, E (2020) Benchmarking the Swedish Diet Relative to Global and National Environmental Targets—Identification of Indicator Limitations and Data Gaps. Sustainability 12(4):1407. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-019-01597-8 

Röös E, Karlsson H, Witthöft C, Sundberg C (2015)  Evaluating the sustainability of diets – combining environmental and nutritional aspects. Environmental Science & Policy 47:157-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2014.12.001


Röös E, Fischer K, Tidåker P, Nordström-Källström H (2018) How well is farmers’ social situation captured by sustainability assessment frameworks? A Swedish case study. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology 26:3, 268-281. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504509.2018.1560371