Version 3.2_September 2016

Speaker: Åsa Svenfelt

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Researcher and research leader at KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. PhD in Environmental Strategies Research and Docent (Reader) in sustainability and futures studies. My main research field is futures studies and backcasting as a tool for sustainability and for dealing with uncertainty in environmental policy and long-term planning. I am interested in sustainable consumption, sustainable futures beyond GDP growth and just distribution and use of ecosystem services. I am co-leading a five year interdisciplinary project on sustainable futures beyond the growth paradigm.