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Closing the nutrient cycle in urban areas: The use of municipal solid waste in peri-urban and urban agriculture

Arosemena, Juan David; Toboso-Chavero, Susana; Adhikari, Biraj; Villalba, Gara

OPEN ACCESS at Waste Management (2024), 183, 220-231 Cities face the challenges of supplying food and managing organic municipal solid waste (OMSW) sustainably amid increasing urbanization rates. […]

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Modeling air quality at urban scale in the city of Barcelona: A matter of green resolution

Vidal, Veronica; Cortés, Ana; Badia, Alba; Villalba, Gara

ACCESS at Journal of Computational Science (2024), 102289 Improvement of the air quality in highly polluted cities is a challenge for today’s society. Many of the […]

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Exploring the social metabolism of urban wastewater reuse: Analysis framework and a case study in South-Central Chile

Neumann, Patricio; Hidalgo, Steven; Díaz, Michelle; Quintana, Carlos; Madrid-López, Cristina

ACCESS at Sustainable Cities and Society (2024) Volume 106, 105349 Although wastewater reuse is a vital strategy for mitigating water scarcity, its implementation is complex and faces […]

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Circular Economy Principles in Urban Agri-Food Systems: Potentials and Implications for Environmental Sustainability

Rufí-Salís, Martí; Toboso-Chavero, Susana; Rieradevall, Joan; Talens Peiró, Laura; Petit-Boix, Anna; Villalba, Gara; Madrid-López, Cristina; Gabarrell, Xavier

FIND this book chapter in A Systemic Transition to Circular Economy: Business and Technology Perspectives (pp. 187-205). Due to urban population growth during recent decades, the […]

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Circularity scoring system: A product specific application to lithium-ion batteries of electric vehicles

Cruz Ugalde, José Daniel; Talens Peiró, Laura

OPEN ACCESS at Resources, Conservation and Recycling (2024) 205:107546 The transition towards electric mobility has gained significant momentum in recent years, raising concerns on the environmental […]

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Assessing Nature-based solutions in the face of urban vulnerabilities: A multi-criteria decision approach

Camacho-Caballero, David; Langemeyer, Johannes; Segura-Barrero, Ricard; Ventura, Sergi; Mendoza Beltran, Angelica; Villalba, Gara

OPEN ACCESS at Sustainable Cities and Society (2024),Volume 103, 105257 Nature-based solutions (NBS) are increasingly employed to address urban challenges. Typically, NBS planning emphasizes environmental impacts […]

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Can we talk? Disrupting science circles with narrative-led dialogs

Leipold, Sina; Luo, Anran; Simoens, Machteld; Helander, Hanna; Petit-Boix, Anna

OPEN ACCESS at Environmental Science & Policy (2024) Volume 153, 103683 Sustainability scientists are increasingly expressing concerns about the lack of creativity and reflexivity, vital […]

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El laboratori d’agricultura urbana integrat en l’edifici ICTA-UAB

Arcas-Pilz, Verónica; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier

OPEN ACCESS at Dossier Tècnic. Núm. 125 Sistemes d’integració de vegetació en edificis: experiències a Catalunya. Novembre 2023, pàg. 16-20 Volem demostrar la viabilitat del […]

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Predicting willingness to pay and implement different rooftop strategies to characterize social perception of climate change mitigation and adaptation

Untereiner, Erin; Toboso-Chavero, Susana; Vázquez Fariñas, Ana; Madrid-López, Cristina; Villalba, Gara; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier

OPEN ACCESS at Environmental Research Communications (2024) With the latest IPCC report, dramatic global climate action must be taken immediately to limit global warming to […]

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The many faces of heating transitions. Deeper understandings of future systems in Sweden and beyond

Martin, Nick; Zinck Thellufsen, Jakob; Chang, Miguel; Talens-Peiró, Laura; Madrid-López, Cristina

OPEN ACCESS at Energy (2024), Volume 290, 130264 Swedish buildings require additional heating inputs for many months each year, much of which comes from district heating […]

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The Role of Informal Waste Management in Urban Metabolism: A Review of Eight Latin American Countries

Espinosa-Aquino, Beatriz; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Quirós Vargas, Roberto

OPEN ACCESS at Sustainability (Switzerland), 2023, 15(3), 1826 Social and spatial segregation structures in Latin America are perceived as processes for the selective concentration of social […]

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Downscaling WRF-Chem: Analyzing Urban Air Quality in Barcelona City

Vidal, Veronica; Cortés, Ana, Badia, Alba; Villalba, Gara

ACCESS at Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) (2023), 14073 LNCS, pp. 61–73 Improving […]

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