Institut für Wirtschafts- und Kulturgeographie Forschung Publikationen
Globale Umweltveränderungen und nachhaltige Entwicklung

Forschungsschwerpunkt Globale Umweltveränderungen & nachhaltige Entwicklung


  • Barnikol, J.; Liefner, I. (2024): Serving society at large: Operationalization and evidence of (advanced) frugal innovation in industrialized economie. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 204, 123444.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2024.123444
  • Brueck, C. (2024): The role of foreign MNEs in China’s twin transition: a study on the organization of green and digital innovation processes. Competitiveness Review, 1-17.
    DOI: 10.1108/CR-08-2023-0207
  • Nolte, K.; Coulibaly, M.; Narh, P. (2024): Foreign and Domestic Interest in Agricultural Land in West Africa. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History. Oxford University Press. Article published March 20, 2024.
    DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190277734.013.818
  • Mewes, L.; Tuitjer, L.; Dirksmeier, P. (2024): Exploring the variances of climate change opinions in Germany at a fine-grained local scale. Nature Communications 15, 1867.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-024-45930-8
  • Rao, B. C.; Liefner, I. (2023): Frugal Engineering of Advanced Frugal Innovations for Global Sustainability Entrepreneurship. The Journal of Entrepreneurship. 1–20.
    DOI: 10.1177/09713557231201130
  • Dirksmeier, P.; Nolte, K.; Mewes, L.; Tuitjer, L. (2023): The role of climate change awareness for trust in institutions in sub-Saharan Africa. Environmental Research Letters 18(9), 094043.
    DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/acf0d6
  • Losacker, S.; Heiden, S.; Liefner, I.; Lucas, H. (2023): Rethinking bioeconomy innovation in sustainability transitions. Technology in Society, 102291.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2023.102291
  • Dirksmeier, P.; Tuitjer, L. (2023): Do trust and renewable energy use enhance perceived climate change efficacy in Europe? Environment, Development and Sustainability 25, 8753-8776.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10668-022-02421-4
  • Losacker, S.; Hansmeier, H.; Horbach, J.; Liefner, I. (2023): The geography of environmental innovation: a critical review and agenda for future research. Review of Regional Research 43 (2), 291-316.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10037-023-00193-6
  • Losacker, S.; Horbach, J.; Liefner, I. (2023): A spatial perspective on green technology adoption in China: insights from patent licensing data. Innovation and Development.
    DOI: 10.1080/2157930X.2023.2233199
  • Lütkes, L.; Tuitjer, L.; Dirksmeier, P. (2023): Sailing to save the planet? Media-produced narratives of Greta Thunberg’s trip to the UN Climate Summit in German print newspapers. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications 10, 242.
    DOI: 10.1057/s41599-023-01743-6
  • Liao, C.; Nolte, K.; Brown, D. G.; Lay, J.; Agrawal, A. (2023): The carbon cost of agricultural production in the global land rush. Global Environmental Change, 80, 102679.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2023.102679
  • Mack, E. A.; Sauls, L. A.; Jokisch, B. D.; Nolte, K.; Schmook, B.; He, Y.; Radel, C.; Allington, G. R. H.; Kelley, L. C.; Scott, C. K.; Leisz, S.; Chi, G.; Sagynbekova, L.; Cuba, N. & Henebry, G. M. (2023): Remittances and land change: A systematic review. World Development, 168, 106251.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2023.106251
  • Liefner, I.; Losacker, S. (2023): Nachhaltige Wirtschaftsgeographie. Paderborn: Brill, Schöningh. UTB 5886.
  • Nolte, K.; Ledermann, S. (2022): Are foreign land acquisitions the latest form of neo-colonialism in Africa? In: Moseley, W.G., & Otiso, K.M. (Eds.). Debating African Issues: Conversations Under the Palaver Tree (1st ed.). Routledge.
    DOI: 10.4324/9780429259784
  • Barnikol, J., Liefner, I. (2022): The prospects of advanced frugal innovations in different economies. Technology in Society, 71, November 2022, 102081.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2022.102081
  • Nolte, K. et al. (2022): A Complex Relationship: Large-Scale Land Acquisitions and Land Tenure Security. In: Holland, M.B., Masuda, Y.J., Robinson, B.E. (eds) Land Tenure Security and Sustainable Development . Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-81881-4_7
  • Losacker, S.; Horbach, J.; Liefner, I. (2022): Geography and the speed of green technology diffusion. Industry and Innovation, 30 (5), 531-555.
    DOI: 10.1080/13662716.2022.2071237
  • Liefner, I.; Losacker, S. (2022): Innovatives China. Entwicklung und Anwendung neuer Technologien im Bereich der Nachhaltigkeit. Praxis Geographie (4), 4-9.
  • Tuitjer, L.; Dirksmeier, P.; Mewes, L. (2022): Geographies of climate change opinion. Geography Compass 16(5), e12619. (open access)
    DOI: 10.1111/gec3.12619
  • Nolte, K.; Sipangule, K. & Wendt, N.: (2022): Agricultural households in times of crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic, livelihoods and land-use decisions. Journal of Land Use Science.
    DOI: 10.1080/1747423X.2021.2020922
  • Tuitjer, L.; Dirksmeier, P. (2021): Social media and perceived climate change efficacy: A European comparison. Digital Geography and Society 2, e100018.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.diggeo.2021.100018
  • Liao, C.; Nolte, K.; Sullivan, J.A.; Brown, D.G.; Lay, J.; Althoff, C.; Agrawal, A. (2021): Carbon emissions from the global land rush and potential mitigation. Nature Food 2, 15-18.
    DOI: 10.1038/s43016-020-00215-3
  • Losacker, S.; Liefner, I. (2020): Regional lead markets for environmental innovation. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 37, 120-139.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.eist.2020.08.003
  • Liefner, I.; Losacker, S.; Rao, B.C. (2020): Scale up advanced frugal design principles. Nature Sustainability.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41893-020-0585-7
  • Bennat, T.; Broekel, T.; Sternberg, R. (2019): Zur Messung der Nutzung regionaler Potenziale beim Ausbau erneuerbarer Energien. Eine empirische Analyse deutscher Landkreise. Raumforschung und Raumordnung Spatial Research and Planning. 77(6): 617–638.
    DOI: 10.2478/rara-2019-0043
  • König, B.; Kuntosch, A.; Bokelmann, W.; Doernberg, A.; Schwerdtner, W.; Busse, M.; Siebert, R.; Koschatzky, K.; Stahlecker, T. (2013): Nachhaltige Innovationen in der Landwirtschaft: Komplexe Herausforderungen im Innovationssystem. In: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (Hrsg.): Ernährungssicherung und Lebensmittelqualität: Herausforderungen für Agrarmärkte, Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 04.2012, 81. Jg. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 71-91.
  • Dirksmeier, P. (2010): Rolf Kirchner-Heßler, Alexander Gerber und Werner Konold: Nachhaltige Landnutzung durch Kooperation von Wissenschaft und Praxis. 2 Bände, München: Oekom, 2007. Erdkunde 64 (1), S. 79-81.
  • Dirksmeier, P. (2010): Stabilisierte Erwartungen: Über eine Funktion der Relation von Natur und Gesellschaft in der Geographie. Geographische Revue 12 (2), S. 50-68.
  • Dirksmeier, P. (2009): The bumpy road to a sustainable creative industries policy: a case study of four European cities. In: Bollettino del Dipartimento di Conservazione dei Beni Architettonici ed Ambientali. Università degli Studi di Napoli "Frederico II". 9 (1), S. 140-148.
  • Bizer, K.; Sternberg, R. (2001): Grundprobleme von Indikatorensystemen für Regionale Nachhaltigkeit. In: Raumforschung und Raumordnung, Jg. 59, H. 5/6, S. 381-391.