In our socio-economic metabolism, material stocks are the other side of the coin to material flows. We need to consider both stocks and flows simultaneously for sustainable development. In the January session, we focus on the material stocks of our society from many aspects including indicators, materials, modelling and life cycle impacts.
SEM Chair and organizer: Hiroki Tanikawa, Nagoya University, Japan
1) Tomer Fishman, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel, A framework of indicators for associating material stocks and flows to service provisioning
2) Ippei Maruyama, The University of Tokyo, Japan, Cement concrete stock and its sustainability (tentative)
3) Maud D. Lanau, the University of Sheffield, U.K., Modeling building stocks for the circular economy
4) Beijia Huang, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China, Life cycle of building material and approaches to mitigate their environmental impacts