Essays about: "environmental impact"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1308 essays containing the words environmental impact.

  1. 1. "Be the Change?" - Exploring the Environmental Mitigation Potential of Lifestyle Changes in Europe Using a Multi-Regional Input-Output Model

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekosystemteknik (CI); Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Johan Lundström; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Consumption; Climate Mitigation; Lifestyles; Europe; MRIO; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Är det möjligt för konsumenter att vara förändringen man vill se i samhället, och därmed bidra till en hållbarare framtid? Med hjälp av en modell baserad på Multi-Regional Input-Output (MRIO) analys undersöks den miljömässiga potentialen av olika livsstilar i EU. Europeiska hushålls fotavtryck för koldioxid, toxicitet, vatten och land beräknas för olika konsumtionsmönster. 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 : Perceived Usefulness; Energy Analytics; 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. Designing for sustainable grocery shopping : A conceptual design to encourage sustainable shopping

    University essay from KTH/Medieteknik och interaktionsdesign, MID

    Author : Sam André Ajami Gale Rashidi; [2017]
    Keywords : interaction design; design; sustainability; shopping; LCA; grocery;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the biggest issues that the world faces today, and one of the biggest contributors to climate change are groceries. This paper aims at using digital artefacts to create a product or design that will encourage the user to shop more environmentally friendly. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Buildings in Arid Desert Climate : Improving Energy Efficiency with Measures on the Building Envelope

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Emma Wahl; [2017]
    Keywords : Arid desert climate; Building envelope; Cooling load; Energy efficiency; Energy savings; Thermal resistance; Solar radiation; Energieffektivitet; Energibesparingar; Klimatskal; Kylbehov; Torrt ökenklimat; Solstrålning; Värmemotstånd;

    Abstract : Because of the harsh climate of Saudi Arabia, residential buildings on average, consume more than half of the total consumed energy. A substantial share of energy goes to the air-conditioning of buildings. READ MORE