Adrian Müller

Dr. Adrian Müller
Food System Sciences
CH-5070 Frick

Mailing Address:
Food System Sciences
-5070 Frick

Phone: +41 (0) 62 865 72 52
Phone2: +41 (0) 62 865 72 72
Fax: +41 (0) 62 865 72 73
E-mail: adrian.mueller(at)
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Key Publications of Adrian Müller (up to ten) :
Muller, A., Schader, C., El-Hage Scialabba, N., Brüggemann, J., Isensee, A., Erb, K.-H., Smith, P., Klocke, K., Leiber, F., Stolze, M., Niggli, U., 2017, Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably with organic agriculture, Nature Communications 8:1290 | DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01410-w

Gattinger, A., Muller, A., Häni, M., Skinner, C., Fliessbach, A., Buchmann, N., Mäder, P., Stolze, M., Smith, P., El-Hage Scialabba, N., Niggli, U., 2012, Enhanced top soil carbon stocks under organic farming, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America PNAS, 109 (44) 18226-18231

Eyhorn, F., Muller, A., Reganold, J., Frison, E., Herren, H., Luttikholt, L., Müller, A., Scialabba, N., Seufert, V., Smith, P., 2019, Organic farming drives sustainability in global agriculture, Comment in Nature Sustainability 2:253-255.

Wegner, G., Murray, K., Springmann, M., Muller, A., Sokolow, S., Saylors, K., Morens, D., 2022, Averting wildlife borne infectious disease epidemics requires a focus on socio-ecological drivers and a redesign of the global food system, The Lancet – eClinicalMedicine 47: 101386,

Frehner, A., Cardinaals, R., de Boer, I., Muller, A., Schader, C., van Selm, B., van Hal, O., Pestoni, G., Rohrmann, S., Herrero, M., van Zanten, H., 2022, The compatibility of circularity and national dietary recommendations for animal products in five European countries: a modelling analysis on nutritional feasibility, climate impact, and land use, The Lancet Planetary Health 6(6): e475-e483,

Frehner, A., Muller, A., Schader, C., De Boer, I., Van Zanten, H., 2020, Methodological choices drive differences in recommendations for environmentally-friendly diets, Global Food Security 24, 100333

Muller, A., 2009, Sustainable Agriculture and the Production of Biomass for Energy Use, Climatic Change 94(3-4): 319-331

Muller, A., Huppenbauer, M., 2016, Sufficiency, liberal societies and environmental policy in the face of planetary boundaries, Gaia 25(2): 105-109

Schader, C., Muller, A., El-Hage Scialabba, N., Hecht, J., Isensee, A., Erb, K.-H., Smith, P., Makkar, H.P.S., Klocke, K., Leiber, F., Schwegler, P., Stolze, M., Niggli, U., 2015, Impacts of feeding less food-competing feedstuffs to livestock on global food system sustainability, Journal of the Royal Society Interface 12: 20150891

Expertise of Adrian Müller:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeVulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Mitigation of Change
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEconomy / Resource Use
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Trade / Globalisation
Topic Politics/LawPolitics / Law
Mitigation / Prevention / Emission Reductions
Topic SocietySociety
Organisations / Institutions
Employment / Social Security / Poverty
Topic Culture/HistoryCulture / History
Ethics / Cultural Values
Topic SustainabilitySustainability
Ecological Sustainability
Social Sustainability
Economic Sustainability
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Policy Analysis and Formation

Specialties of Adrian Müller:
  • cross-disciplinary expertise with a focus on economics, political science and ethical aspects; sound background in natural sciences.

  • Anpassungspotential nachhaltiger Landwirtschaftssysteme wie dem biologischen Landbau

  • Produktivitätsindikatoren in der Landwirtschaft

  • Ernährungssystemmodellierungen

  • Klimaschutz und Klimapolitik in der Landwirtschaft und in Ernährungssystemen

  • Metaanalysen zu landwirtschaftlichen Praktiken und deren Nachhaltigkeitswirkungen

    Last update: 11/30/22
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2022)

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