Journal articles

Sathre R, Gustavsson L, Truong NL. 2017. Climate effects of electricity production fuelled by coal, forest slash and municipal solid waste with and without carbon capture. Energy 122: 711-723.

Gustavsson L, Haus S, Lundblad M, Lundström A, Ortiz CA, Sathre R, Truong NL, Wikberg PE. 2017. Climate change effects of forestry and substitution of carbon-intensive materials and fossil fuels. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 67: 612-624.

Sathre R, Greenblatt JB, Walczak K, Sharp ID, Stevens JC, Ager JW, Houle FA. 2016. Opportunities to improve the net energy performance of photoelectrochemical water-splitting technology. Energy & Environmental Science 9: 803-819.

Rivero AJ, Sathre R, Navarro JG. 2016. Life cycle energy and material flow implications of gypsum plasterboard recycling in the European Union. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 108: 171-181.

Sathre R, Breunig H, Greenblatt J, Larsen P, Masanet E, McKone T, Quinn N, Scown C. 2016. Spatially-explicit water balance implications of carbon capture and sequestration. Environmental Modelling & Software 75: 153-162.

Sathre R, Scown CD, Kavvada O, Hendrickson TP. 2015. Energy and climate effects of second-life use of electric vehicle batteries in California through 2050. Journal of Power Sources 288: 82-91.

Gustavsson L, Haus S, Ortiz C, Sathre R, Truong N. 2015. Climate effects of bioenergy from forest residues in comparison to fossil energy. Applied Energy 138: 36-50.

Hendrickson T, Kavvada O, Shah N, Sathre R, Scown C. 2015. Life-cycle implications and supply chain logistics of electric vehicle battery recycling in California. Environmental Research Letters 10: 014011.

Sathre R, Scown CD, Morrow WR, Stevens JC, Sharp ID, Ager JW, Walczak K, Houle FA, Greenblatt JB. 2014. Life-cycle net energy assessment of large-scale hydrogen production via photoelectrochemical water splitting. Energy & Environmental Science 7: 3264-3278.

Sathre R. 2014. Comparing the heat of combustion of fossil fuels to the heat accumulated by their lifecycle greenhouse gases. Fuel 115: 674-677. (pdf)

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2014. Lifecycle primary energy analysis of low-energy timber building systems for multi-story residential buildings. Energy & Buildings 81: 84-97.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2014. Lifecycle carbon implications of conventional and low-energy multi-storey timber building systems. Energy & Buildings 82: 194-210.

Haus S, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2014. Climate mitigation comparison of woody biomass systems with the inclusion of land-use in the reference fossil system. Biomass & Bioenergy 65: 136-144.

Lundmark T, Bergh J, Hofer P, Lundström A, Nordin A, Poudel BC, Sathre R, Taverna R, Werner F. 2014. Potential roles of Swedish forestry in the context of climate change mitigation. Forests 5(4): 557-578.

Masanet E, Chang Y, Gopal AR, Larsen P, Morrow WR, Sathre R, Shehabi A, Zhai P. 2013. Life-cycle assessment of electric power systems. Annual Review of Environment & Resources 38: 107-136.

Sathre R, Masanet E. 2013. Prospective life-cycle modeling of a carbon capture and storage system using metal-organic frameworks for CO2 capture. Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Advances 3: 4964-4975.

Zhai P, Haussener S, Ager JW, Sathre R, Walczak K, Greenblatt J, McKone T. 2013. Net primary energy balance of a solar-driven photoelectrochemical water-splitting device. Energy & Environmental Science 6: 2380-2389.

Sathre R, Masanet E. 2012. Long-term energy and climate implications of carbon capture and storage deployment strategies in the US coal-fired electricity fleet. Environmental Science & Technology 46(17): 9768-9776.

Sathre R, Chester M, Cain J, Masanet E. 2012. A framework for environmental assessment of CO2 capture and storage systems. Energy 37(1): 540-548.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2012. Time-dependent radiative forcing effects of forest fertilization and biomass substitution. Biogeochemistry 109(1-3): 203-218.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2012. Effect of thermal mass on life cycle primary energy balances of a concrete- and a wood-frame building. Applied Energy 92: 462-472.

Poudel BC, Sathre R, Bergh J, Gustavsson L, Lundström A, Hyvonen R. 2012. Potential effects of intensive forestry on biomass production and total carbon balance in north-central Sweden. Environmental Science & Policy 15(1): 106-124.

Eriksson LO, Gustavsson L, Hänninen R, Kallio M, Lyhykäinen H, Pingoud K, Pohjola J, Sathre R, Solberg B, Svanaes J, Valsta L. 2012. Climate change mitigation through increased wood use in the European construction sector: Towards an integrated modelling framework. European Journal of Forest Research 131(1): 131-144.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2012. Lifecycle primary energy analysis of conventional and passive houses. International Journal of Sustainable Building Technology & Urban Development 3(2): 105-111.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2011. Time-dependent climate benefits of using forest residues to substitute fossil fuels. Biomass & Bioenergy 35(7): 2506-2516.

Grdzelishvili I, Sathre R. 2011. Understanding the urban travel attitudes and behavior of Tbilisi residents. Transport Policy 18(1): 38-45. (pdf)

Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2011. Energy and CO2 analysis of wood substitution in construction. Climatic Change 105(1-2): 129-153.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2011. Primary energy implications of ventilation heat recovery in residential buildings. Energy & Buildings 43(7):1566-1572.

Lippke B, Oneil E, Harrison R, Skog K, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2011. Life cycle impacts of forest management and wood utilization on carbon mitigation: Knowns and unknowns. Carbon Management 2(3): 303-333.

Poudel BC, Sathre R, Gustavsson L, Bergh J, Lundström A, Hyvonen R. 2011. Effects of climate change on biomass production and substitution in north-central Sweden. Biomass & Bioenergy 35(10): 4340-4355.

Gustavsson L, Eriksson L, Sathre R. 2011. Costs and CO2 benefits of recovering, refining and transporting logging residues for fossil fuel replacement. Applied Energy 88(1): 192-197.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2011. Building energy-efficiency standards in a life cycle primary energy perspective. Energy & Buildings 43(7): 1589-1597.

Sathre R, O'Connor J. 2010. Meta-analysis of greenhouse gas displacement factors of wood product substitution. Environmental Science & Policy 13(2): 104-114. (pdf)

Sathre R, Gustavsson L, Bergh J. 2010. Primary energy and greenhouse gas implications of increasing biomass production through forest fertilization. Biomass & Bioenergy 34(4): 572-581.

Gustavsson L, Joelsson A, Sathre R. 2010. Life cycle primary energy use and carbon emission of an eight-story wood-framed apartment building. Energy & Buildings 42(2): 230-242.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2010. Life cycle primary energy implication of retrofitting an existing wood-framed apartment building to passive house standard. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 54(12): 1152-1160.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2009. Using wood products to mitigate climate change: External costs and structural change. Applied Energy 86(2): 251-257.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2009. Process-based analysis of added value in forest product industries. Forest Policy & Economics 11(1): 65-75.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2009. Carbon implications of end-of-life management of building materials. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 53(5): 276-286.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2007. Effects of energy and carbon taxes on building material competitiveness. Energy & Buildings 39(4): 488-494.

Eriksson E, Gillespie A, Gustavsson L, Langvall O, Olsson M, Sathre R, Stendahl J. 2007. Integrated carbon analysis of forest management practices and wood substitution. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37(3): 671-681.

Gustavsson L, Holmberg J, Dornburg V, Sathre R, Eggers T, Mahapatra K, Marland G. 2007. Using biomass for climate change mitigation and oil use reduction. Energy Policy 35(11): 5671-5691.

Sathre R, Grdzelishvili I. 2006. Industrial symbiosis in the former Soviet Union. Progress in Industrial Ecology 3(4): 379-392. (pdf)

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2006. Energy and carbon balances of wood cascade chains. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 47(4): 332-355.

Gustavsson L, Pingoud K, Sathre R. 2006. Carbon dioxide balance of wood substitution: comparing concrete- and wood-framed buildings. Mitigation & Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 11(3): 667-691.

Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2006. Variability in energy and carbon dioxide balances of wood and concrete building materials. Building & Environment 41(7): 940-951.

Sathre R, Gorman T. 2005. Improving the performance of wooden journal bearings. Forest Products Journal 55(11): 41-47.


Book chapters

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2015. Modeling carbon footprint of wood-based products and buildings. Chapter 7 in: Muthu SS (ed.), The Carbon Footprint Handbook. CRC Press. ISBN 9781482262223.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2014. Recycling of lumber. Chapter 11 in: Worrell E, Reuter M (eds.), Handbook of Recycling: State-of-the-art for Practitioners, Analysts, and Scientists. Elsevier. ISBN 9780123964595.

Sathre R, González-García S. 2014. Life cycle assessment (LCA) of wood-based building materials. Chapter 17 in: Torgal FP, Cabeza L, Labrincha J, Magalhães A (eds.), Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Eco-labelling and Case Studies. Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780857097675.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L, Haus S. 2013. Time dynamics and radiative forcing of forest bioenergy systems. Chapter 11 in: Kellomäki S, Alam A, Kilpeläinen A (eds.), Forest Bioenergy Production: Management, Carbon Sequestration and Adaptation. Springer, New York, USA. ISBN 9781461483908.

Gustavsson L, Dodoo A, Mötzl H, Sathre R. 2013. Fundamentals: Greenhouse gas and primary energy balances over a building life cycle. Chapter 3 in: Kuittinen M, Ludvig A, Weiss G (eds.), Wood in Carbon Efficient Construction: Tools, Methods and Applications. CEI-Bois, Brussels, Belgium. ISBN 9789082090819.

Grdzelishvili I, Sathre R. 2007. Industrial ecology in transition countries: Historical precedent and future prospects. Chapter 8 in: Hull RN, Barbu CH, Goncharova N (eds.), Strategies to Enhance Environmental Security in Transition Countries. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 9781402059940.

Sathre R, Grdzelishvili I. 2005. Chapters on Chechnya, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia in: Moyes R (ed.), Explosive Remnants of War and Mines Other than Anti-Personnel Mines: Global Survey 2003-2004. Landmine Action, London, UK. ISBN 0953671798.


Reports and letters

FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). 2016. Forestry for a Low-carbon Future: Integrating Forests and Wood Products in Climate Change Strategies. FAO Forestry Paper 177, Rome, Italy.

Qi W, Sathre R, Morrow WR, Shehabi A. 2015. Unit Price Scaling Trends for Chemical Products. LBNL Report 189844, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA.

Gustavsson L, Dodoo A, Sathre R. 2015. Methodological Issues in Determining the Climate Change Effects over the Lifecycle of a Building. Report for the Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning (Boverket), Karlskrona, Sweden.

Buluswar S, Friedman Z, Mehta P, Mitra S, Sathre R. 2014. 50 Breakthroughs: Critical Scientific and Technological Advances Needed for Sustainable Global Development. LBNL Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies, Berkeley, USA.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2013. The role of wood in carbon efficient construction. Primary energy and greenhouse gas balances over the life cycle of different wood building systems: Swedish case-study building. €CO2 Work Package 1 Report, Department of Building and Energy Technology, Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden.

Sathre R, Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Lippke B, Marland G, Masanet E, Solberg B, Werner F. 2012. Comment on ‘Material nature versus structural nurture: The embodied carbon of fundamental structural elements’. Environmental Science & Technology 46(6): 3595-3596.

Sathre R. 2011. Is the direct release of heat due to combustion of fossil fuels negligible relative to the indirect effect of heat trapped by greenhouse gases? Experts' Corner, Carbon Cycle 2.0, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA.

Sathre R, O'Connor J. 2010. A Synthesis of Research on Wood Products and Greenhouse Gas Impacts. Technical Report TR-19R, FPInnovations, Forintek Division, Vancouver, Canada. ISBN 9780864885463

Pingoud K, Cowie A, Bird N, Gustavsson L, Rüter S, Sathre R, Soimakallio S, Türk A, Woess-Gallasch S. 2010. Bioenergy: Counting on incentives. Science 327(5970): 1199-1200.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2009. A State-of-the-Art Review of Energy and Climate Effects of Wood Product Substitution. Report No. 57, School of Technology and Design, Växjö University, Sweden. ISBN 9789176366929. (pdf)

Gustavsson L, Joelsson A, Sathre R. 2009. Energi och miljö. Pages 31-39 in: Serrano E (ed.), Uppföljnings och dokumentationsprojektet Limnologen. Översikt och delprojektrapporter i sammanfattning. Report No. 47, School of Technology and Design, Växjö University, Sweden. ISBN 9789176366325. (in Swedish)

Eriksson LO, Gustavsson L, Hänninen R, Kallio M, Lyhykäinen H, Pingoud K, Pohjola J, Sathre R, Solberg B, Svanaes J, Valsta L. 2009. Climate Implications of Increased Wood Use in the Construction Sector: Towards an Integrated Modeling Framework. Arbetsrapport 257, Department of Forest Resource Management, Swedish Agricultural University, Umeå, Sweden.

Sathre R, O'Connor J. 2008. A Synthesis of Research on Wood Products and Greenhouse Gas Impacts. Technical Report TR-19, FPInnovations, Forintek Division, Vancouver, Canada. ISBN 978-0-86488-540-1. (updated in 2010)

Sathre R. 2007. Life Cycle Energy and Carbon Implications of Wood-Based Products and Construction. Doctoral dissertation, Ecotechnology and Environmental Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Östersund, Sweden. ISBN 9789185317677.

Gustavsson L, Sathre R, Schlamadinger B, Robertson K. 2006. Preface to Special Issue: Efficient use of biomass for mitigating climate change. Mitigation & Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 11(5-6): 933-934.

Gustavsson L, Pingoud K, Sathre R. 2005. Greenhouse gas benefits of wood substitution: Comparing concrete- and wood-framed buildings. International Energy Agency (IEA) Bioenergy Task 38 Case Study. (full report)

Grdzelishvili I, Sathre R. 2005. Industrial ecology in the Caucasus region. Caucasus Environment 2(11): 10-13. (in English and Russian)


Conference papers

Gustavsson L, Haus S, Ortiz C, Sathre R, Truong N. 2014. Dynamic impacts of forest residues on primary energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. 9th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, 20-27 September, Venice, Italy - Istanbul, Turkey.

Haus S, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2013. Greenhouse gas emission comparison of woody biomass systems with the inclusion of land-use in the reference fossil system. 21st European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. 3-7 June, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Sathre R, Breunig H, Larsen P, Masanet E, McKone T, Quinn N, Scown C. 2012. Spatially-explicit impacts of carbon capture and sequestration on water supply and demand. 11th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration. 30 April-3 May, Pittsburgh, USA.

Sathre R, Cain J, Chester M, Masanet E. 2011. The role of Life Cycle Assessment in identifying and reducing environmental impacts of CCS. 10th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration. 2-5 May, Pittsburgh, USA.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2011. Life cycle primary energy analysis of conventional and passive house buildings. SB11 World Sustainable Building Conference. 18-21 October, Helsinki, Finland.

Poudel BC, Sathre R, Bergh J, Gustavsson L. 2011. Forest biomass residues and their use to mitigate climate change in north-central Sweden. 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. 6-10 June, Berlin, Germany.

Gustavsson L, Truong N, Dodoo A, Sathre R. 2011. Effects of environmental taxation on district heat production structures. World Renewable Energy Congress 2011. 8-11 May, Linköping, Sweden.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2011. Impacts of end-use energy efficiency measures on life cycle primary energy use in an existing Swedish multi-story apartment building. World Renewable Energy Congress 2011. 8-11 May, Linköping, Sweden.

Poudel BC, Sathre R, Gustavsson L, Bergh J. 2011. Climate change mitigation through increased biomass production and substitution: A case in north-central Sweden. World Renewable Energy Congress 2011. 8-11 May, Linköping, Sweden.

Gustavsson L, Dodoo A, Sathre R. 2011. Impact of ventilation heat recovery on primary energy use of apartment buildings built to conventional and passive house standard. World Renewable Energy Congress 2011. 8-11 May, Linköping, Sweden.

Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2010. Towards a sustainable building sector: Life cycle primary energy use and carbon emission of a wood-framed apartment building with biomass-based energy supply. Society of Wood Science and Technology 53rd International Convention. 11-15 October, Geneva, Switzerland.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2010. Life cycle primary energy use of an apartment building designed to the current Swedish building code or passive house standard. Passivhus Norden: 3rd International Conference on Passive Houses and Sustainable Building. 7-8 October, Aalborg, Denmark.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2010. Life cycle primary energy perspective on retrofitting an existing building to passive house standard. SB10 Sustainable Community Conference. 22-24 September, Espoo, Finland.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2010. Primary energy implication of mechanical ventilation with heat recovery in residential buildings. ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. 15-20 August, Pacific Grove, California, USA.

Gustavsson L, Dodoo A, Sathre R. 2010. Life cycle primary energy use in buildings of high energy standards. ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. 15-20 August, Pacific Grove, California, USA.

Bird DN, Cowie A, Frieden D, Gustavsson L, Pena N, Pingoud K, Rueter S, Sathre R, Soimakallio S, Tuerk A, Woess-Gallasch S, Zanchi G. 2010. Emissions from bioenergy: Improved accounting options and new policy needs. 18th European Biomass Conference. 3-7 May, Lyon, France.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2009. Life-cycle primary energy implication of the new Swedish Building Code. ECEEE Summer Study. 1-6 June, Côte d'Azur, France.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2009. Potential for reducing primary energy use in an existing Swedish apartment building. Passivhus Norden: 2nd International Conference on Passive Houses. 27-29 April, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2008. A system approach to comparing the environmental performance of wood and non-wood products. ECOWOOD-2008: 3rd International Conference on Environmentally-Compatible Forest Products. 10-12 September, Porto, Portugal.

Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2008. Intensive, integrated biomass-based material and energy systems: Swedish experience. COBEE: International Conference on Building Energy and Environment. 13-16 July, Dalian, China.

Dodoo A, Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2008. Energy implications of end-of-life options for building materials. COBEE: International Conference on Building Energy and Environment. 13-16 July, Dalian, China.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2007. Using wood products to mitigate climate change: external costs and structural change. 3rd International Green Energy Conference. 18-20 June, Västerås, Sweden.

Grdzelishvili I, Sathre R. 2006. Industrial ecology in transition countries: historical precedent and future prospects. NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Strategies to Enhance Environmental Security in Transition Countries. 6-9 September, Sibiu, Romania.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2005. Energy and carbon balances of multi-functional wood biomass usage. 14th European Conference on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection. 17-21 October, Paris, France.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L. 2005. Economic competitiveness of wood construction material under a climate change mitigation tax regime. 14th European Conference on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection. 17-21 October, Paris, France.

Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2004. Embodied energy and CO2 emission of wood- and concrete-framed buildings in Sweden. 2nd World Conference on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection. 10-14 May, Rome, Italy.

Gustavsson L, Sathre R. 2004. Variability in carbon dioxide balance of wood- and concrete-framed buildings. 2nd World Conference on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection. 10-14 May, Rome, Italy.

Sathre R, Gustavsson L, Pingoud K. 2004. Greenhouse gas balance implications of recovered construction wood in Sweden and Finland. European COST E31 Conference on Management of Recovered Wood. 22-24 April, Thessaloniki, Greece.