In this section you will find the main publications carried out by members of ENT. As far as possible, publications in open access journals are prioritized, so that the full content is available. If not, please send an email to info@ent.cat asking for more information.

LATEST PUBLICATIONS
An exploration into municipal waste charges for environmental management at local level: the case of Spain
| | Ignasi Puig Ventosa| Research| Sergio Sastre Sanz
2017

Municipal waste charges (MWCh) have been widely acknowledged as a crucial tool for waste management at the local level. This is because they contribute to financing the costly provision of…

A scenario-based framework for assessing the economic impacts of potential droughts
| | Jaume Freire González| Research
2017

Estimating the potential economic impacts of drought is increasingly prominent in policy discussions on resilience to future population and climate changes. We develop a scenario-based…

Development of a municipal solid waste management decision support tool for Naples, Italy
| Research
2017

Naples has experienced serious waste mismanagement during the last several decades. Illegal waste trafficking, the lack of an appropriate municipal solid waste management plan, and the…

The influence of energy efficiency on other natural resources use: An input-output perspective
| | Jaume Freire González| Research
2017

Energy efficiency improvements reduce the costs of energy services, and under some circumstances, increase the available income. This generates an additional increase of consumption of…

A new way to estimate the direct and indirect rebound effect and other rebound indicators
| | Jaume Freire González| Research
2017

Some progress has been done during the last years on the methods and provision of empirical evidence on the direct and indirect rebound effect. However, these methods are complex, and…

Unpacking the objectives and assumptions underpinning European aquaculture
| | Irmak Ertör| Miquel Ortega Cerdà
2017

Increasing demand for seafood and the lack of growth of capture fisheries have boosted aquaculture growth worldwide. However, European aquaculture has been stagnating over the past decade,…

Evaluation of Externality Costs in Life-Cycle Optimization of Municipal Solid Waste Management Systems
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2017

The development of sustainable solid waste management (SWM) systems requires consideration of both economic and environmental impacts. Societal life-cycle costing (S-LCC) provides a…

The Economic Impacts of Droughts: A Framework for Analysis
| Jaume Freire González| Research
2016

Droughts are a specific type of natural hazard. Economic assessments of drought impacts require a framework capable of accounting for its unique and particular characteristics. Traditional…

Economic structure and energy savings from energy efficiency in households
| | Ignasi Puig Ventosa| Jaume Freire González| Research
2016

When an energy efficiency improvement occurs at the household level, several mechanisms, grouped under the name of the rebound effect, increase the available income and consumption,…

The Barcelona agreement: a manifesto towards the spearfishing of the future
| Lydia Chaparro
2016

The Spearfishing Association of Barcelona (APS) recently celebrated its 70th anniversary and decided to write a manifesto called: “The Barcelona Agreement: A Manifesto Towards the…

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