Papers/work

Scientific papers & ANTHS work testimonies




Recent publications


IPCC emission scenarios: How did critiques affect their quality and relevance 1990–2022?  (2022). Global Environmental Change, Elsevier. doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2022.102538



The Climate Change Challenge: A Review of the Barriers and Solutions to Deliver a Paris Solution. (2022). doi.org/10.3390/cli10050075



Holes in the Policy Net: An Analysis of Sustainable Food Production in Artisanal Fishing Communities and Policy Challenges to Ensure Long-Term Food Security in Sofala Bank, Mozambique (2022)

https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-98617-9_21


The chapter shows how nature conservation can be achived via focus on local communities and knowledge. 



An assessment of the Performance ofscenarios against historical global emissions for IPCC reports (2020).

Global Environmental Change, Elsevier.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102199

Can we trust the future scenarios? How good are they in projecting the future? 


The paper shows that modelers/scientists are right, however, not on all aspects for the right reasons. Regional emissions are growing at different speeds in the rich and poorer countries of the World. The most developed countries have outsourced  industries and emissions for the past two decades.



Variability in historical emissions trends suggests a need for a wide range of global scenarios and regional analyses (2020). Communications Earth & Environment, Nature Journals. doi.org/10.1038/s43247-020-00045-y



A changing Amazon rainforest (2020).

Global Environmental Change, Elsevier.10.1016/j.gloplacha.2020.103328


The paper explores how the Amazon Rainforest may evolve or degrade under various future climate scenarios. 



The hidden dynamics of household waste separation (2020).

Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier.10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.03.281


The paper explores the user perspective of citizens in Rødovre (Danish municiplity in the Copenhagen area) and how waste separation practices can be changed focusing on anthropolical knowledge about daily routines (rather than focusing on short-term behavioural change)

Selected work testimonies


Faculty of Science & Ministry of climate and environment, Portugal (2021-2022)
Development of future scenarios (forest, carbon storage, emissions.


Rødovre kommune (2017)

User and citizen involvement, user study of waste separation in the municipality of Rødovre, Copenhagen area: Barriers and  possible solutions to improve separation qualities (investigating user practice on 8 waste categories with special focus on cardboard, organic and plastic wastes) 

Read "The Hidden Dynamics..." (scientific paper)


Danish Defence (2017)

User studies and involvement. Evaluation of the effect of a para-sports rehabilitation program for soldiers and veterans


Innovation Lab, Greenwave A/S (2013-2015)

User study and pilot (usability testing of Smart home technology and energy saving of citizens in a living community (andels-boligforening) Kalunborg, Denmark


Aarhus University Hospital, Service Department (2013)

Anthropological analysis and communication workshops of the service department, reception, etc.  



Aarhus University Hospital, Central Kitchen (2012)

User study and work culture development in the hospital's central kitchen