Essays about: "sustainable consumption"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 522 essays containing the words sustainable consumption.

  1. 1. PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS? A qualitative study investigating attitudes toward policy aimed at reducing meat consumption, especially a meat tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Daniel Burgos-Nyström; [2018-03-07]
    Keywords : beliefs; attitudes; meat tax; policy; cognitive dissonance; sustainable development;

    Abstract : In order to curb negative externalities from meat production and meat consumption policy measures have been investigated and were elaborated on by the Swedish board ofagriculture in 2013. Due to subsequent inaction despite increasing awareness of seriousconsequences for animal welfare, the environment and for human well-being caused by the meat industry, this thesis aims to investigate the grounds for political hesitancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Capitalism in the Making? The Marshallian Citizenship Conceptualisation Expanded in a European Circular Economy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Louise Warenius; [2018-02-07]
    Keywords : circular economy; citizenship; sustainable growth;

    Abstract : In contrast to a linear system of take-make-dispose when it comes to production and consumption patterns, a circular economy aims at preserving and using resources to itsmaximum, promoting a longer durability of products and stands for the minimising of waste.This can be seen as a part of a broader paradigm of sustainable economic growth, which theEuropean Commission and many of the European Union’s member states on the national levelaim at integrating into society as a whole. READ MORE

  3. 3. Biodiversity vs. consumption and agriculture : analysis of discourses from the European Community on its effort to halt biodiversity loss

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Carol Sencebé Condeso; [2018]
    Keywords : biodiversity; consumption; agriculture; sustainability; empowerment; European Commission;

    Abstract : Biodiversity has been in public agendas since the Río Conference in 1992, yet measures to improve it do not seem sufficient since it remains in a continuous negative status. Moreover,consumption and agriculture have been targeted as the practices that damage biodiversity the most. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Miller Cycle on Single-Cylinder and Serial Configurations of a Heavy-Duty Engine

    University essay from KTH/Förbränningsmotorteknik

    Author : Varun Venkataraman; [2018]
    Keywords : Two-stage turbocharging; modelling and simulation; GT-Power; performance; Miller cycle; heavy-duty diesel engine; Tvåstegs turboladdning; modellering och simulering; GT-Power; prestanda; Miller-cykel; lastbils dieselmotor;

    Abstract : I jämförelse med sina föregångare, har moderna lastbilsmotorer genomgått en betydandeutveckling och har utvecklats till effektiva kraftmaskiner med låga utsläpp genom införandet avavancerade avgasbehandlingssystem. Trots att de framsteg som gjorts under utvecklingen av lastbilsmotorer har varit betydande, så framhäver de framtida förväntningarna vad gällerprestanda, bränsleförbrukning och emissioner behovet av snabba samt storskaliga förbättringar av dessa parametrar för att förbränningsmotorn ska fortsätta att vara konkurrenskraftig och hållbar. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards more circular economy and sustainable consumption : The practice of second hand clothing consumption in Sweden.

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Abdelrahman Mahmoud; [2018]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Reverse logistics RL ; RL network; collection of used clothes; Sorting; Product value-recovery; Reuse; Second hand clothes and second hand market in Sweden;

    Abstract : The rapid increase in clothing consumption over the last decades has meant a significant burden on the environment. Some examples of this are the high consumption of natural resources and land, increasing amounts of carbon emissions, excessive use of toxic chemicals, polluting air, land and water and increasing amounts of waste. READ MORE