Essays about: "environmental impact"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1295 essays containing the words environmental impact.

  1. 1. Effects of climate change on freezing damage in three subarctic bryophyte species

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Marlene Kassel; [2017]
    Keywords : freezing damage; bryophytes; subarctic; climate change;

    Abstract : Climate change is expected to have a strong impact on subarctic ecosystems. Increased temperatures as well as altered precipitation and snow cover patterns are predicted to change species distribution and affect biogeochemical processes in the subarctic tundra. READ MORE

  2. 2. Residential Energy Information Systems: A Technology Acceptance Approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Hussien Haitham; Ebba Gullstrand; [2017]
    Keywords : Energy Analytics; Perceived Usefulness; Energy Informatics; Technology Acceptance; Energy Information System EIS ; Energy Consumption; Social Factors; Participant Characteristics; Perceived Risks and Benefits.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Technology and information systems has been instrumental in supporting multiple industries for the past 3 decades. The rapid growth of information and communication technology has led to better understanding to utilize these techs in solving many existing environmental issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does trade explain the Environmental Kuznets Curve in Sweden?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Linda Nihlwing; [2017]
    Keywords : Sweden; Environmental Kuznets Curve; cointegration; emissions; trade; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : As climate change continues to escalate, the need for drastic changes is urgent. The world has agreed on a limit to global warming, and all countries are aware of the problem. The theory behind the Environmental Kuznets Curve is based on an inverted relationship between emissions and environmental impact and GDP growth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Why change a winning concept? : A qualitative study on organizational structure and entrepreneurial orientation within one large company

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Nathalie Azad; Ivanka Parpala; [2017]
    Keywords : Organizational structure;

    Abstract : The competition on the business market is constantly growing among entrepreneurial organizations. Competitive advantages and strategies is a must in order to survive the environmental triggers of change. One of those strategies is to increase the entrepreneurial activity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Zero Waste within the food sector and an evaluation of the package-free distribution of two different food products

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Vilhelm Sjölund; [2017]
    Keywords : package free; zero waste; life cycle assessment; food waste; oats; rapeseed oil; Technology and Engineering; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study investigates the zero-waste concept applied to the food industry, and howthe environmental impact differs between a package-free scenario found at aspecialised Danish retail-store and a conventional scenario, using two referenceproducts typically found in normal retail stores in Sweden. In the Danish store, theoats are sold in gravity dispensers, and the rapeseed oil is sold in glass bottlesintended to be brought back to the store by the consumer to be cleaned and reused. READ MORE