Essays about: "Carbon dioxide emissions"

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  1. 1. New Housing Developments: A Localisation Strategy considering Energy-Efficiency from an Urban Structure and Transport Perspective for the city of Falun

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Adeyemi Kazeem Ajayi; [2020]
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    Abstract : There are several considerations when planning new housing developments, and resultant problems require critical analysis. This thesis has focused on studying some part of the potential issues in the case of a project in the city of Falun. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mitigating climate change, one hamburger at a time : a discourse analysis of how MAX Burgers AB communicates their carbon offsetting — and how customers perceive it

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Andrews; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; climate change mitigation; carbon dioxide removal; green governmentality; ecological modernisation; civic environmentalism; conduct of conduct; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Carbon offsetting through forest sequestration in the Global South has become an increasingly common way for companies to mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions and thereby sell products and services with net zero emissions. In Sweden, fast food company MAX Burgers AB goes even further. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effect of experimental warming and assembly history on wood decomposition

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap

    Author : Saba Hagos; [2020]
    Keywords : wood decay fungi; species composition; assembly history; warming; temperature; fungal growth; decomposition; carbon dioxide; climate feedbacks; species priority; polypore; microcosm; Norway spruce;

    Abstract : Sammanfattning: Wood decay fungi are the main decomposer of lignocellulose material stored in wood. Thus, all factors that affect them could affect their ecological function. This in return, may affect ecosystem functioning in terms of altered carbon emissions from dead wood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic Development and CO2 emissons : A comparison of High- and Middle-income economies

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Robin Abrahamsson; Rasmus Augustsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Revised kuznets curve; Environmental Kuznets curve; CO2 emissions; Middle-income; High-income; Economic Development;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between economic development and pollution in the middle- and high-income countries for the period between 1960 and 2014. The study is conducted by first testing the environmental Kuznets curve, an economic theory that income has an inverted U-shape relationship with environmental degradation. READ MORE

  5. 5. ICOS Atmospheric Stations: Spatial Characterization of CO2 Footprint Areas and Evaluating the Uncertainties of Modelled CO2 Concentrations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Ida Storm; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; ICOS; Carbon dioxide; Modelling; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to present and analyze spatial characteristics of 31 different European atmospheric measurement stations in the ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) station network. The characterization includes quantification of where air arriving at the stations can be expected to have come from, as well as a breakdown of what these areas cover with regards to land cover, point source emissions and population. READ MORE