Niko Heeren

Postdoctoral Associate

Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.


  • Journal Article
    Pittau, F., G. Lumia, N. Heeren, G. Iannaccone, and G. Habert. “Retrofit as a carbon sink: The carbon storage potentials of the EU housing stock.” Journal of Cleaner Production 214 (2019): 365-376. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.12.304
  • Journal Article
    Golzar, F., N. Heeren, S. Hellweg, and R. Roshandel. “A comparative study on the environmental impact of greenhouses: A probabilistic approach.” Science of The Total Environment 675 (2019): 560-569. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.092
  • Journal Article
    Ioannidou, D., N. Heeren, G. Sonnemann, and G. Habert. “The future in and of criticality assessments.” Journal of Industrial Ecology 23.4 (2019): 751-766. DOI: 10.1111/jiec.12834
  • Journal Article
    Heeren, N. and T. Fishman. “A database seed for a community-driven material intensity research platform.” Scientific Data 6 (2019): 23. DOI: 10.1038/s41597-019-0021-x
  • Journal Article
    Hertwich, E. G., S. Ali, L. Ciacci, T. Fishman, N. Heeren, E. Masanet, F. N. Asghari, E. Olivetti, S. Pauliuk, QS. Tu, and P. Wolfram. “Material efficiency strategies to reducing greenhouse gas emissions associated with buildings, vehicles, and electronics-a review.” Environmental Research Letters 14.4 (2019): 043004. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab0fe3
  • Journal Article - Forthcoming
    Pauliuk, S., N. Heeran, M. M. Hasan, and D. B. Müller. “A general data model for socioeconomic metabolism and its implementation in an industrial ecology data commons prototype.” Journal of Industrial Ecology (2019). DOI: 10.1111/jiec.12890


  • Journal Article
    Huang, B., F. Zhao, T. Fishman, W.-Q. Chen, N. Heeren, and E. G. Hertwich. “Building material use and associated environmental impacts in China 2000-2015.” Environmental Science & Technology 52.23 (2018): 14006-14014. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b04104