Essays about: "Decarbonisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the word Decarbonisation.

  1. 1. Decarbonisation of Maritime Transport - How does maritime industry lead the way towards decarbonisation? Greek shipowners’ perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Kyriakis Koustoumpardis; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Sustainable maritime shipping; Decarbonisation; Emissions; Shipowner; Maritime transport;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. A new strategic overcome of the challenges inherent to the role of the aggregator in the Italian balancing market

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Antonio Pondini; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The European Union is currently driving forward the development of an energy model that is more reliant on renewable supply. Indeed, recent European Commission figures estimate a renewable penetration of 50% by 2030. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shaping the Climate Action trajectory within the Fashion Industry : a case study of a Small Medium Sized Enterprise

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Marta Karen Kristjónsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Paris Agreement; Climate Change; Climate Action Plans; Apparel industry; Value Chain Analysis VCA ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Sustainable Global Value Chain SGVC ; Decarbonisation pathway; Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action; UNFCCC; Pre-competitive; Collaboration; Traceability; Transparency; Multi-Stakeholder Agreements;

    Abstract : The apparel and footwear industry’s contribution to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is one of the fifth largest per industry, equal to that of livestock, after electricity and heat, oil and gas, agriculture, and transportation (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2017). For industry-wide emissions reduction, investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency programs across highest impacting life cycle phases offer the most effective solution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Iceland's Consumption and Decarbonisation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gudrun Svavarsdottir; [2019]
    Keywords : Carbon emissions. Consumption. Decarbonisation. Iceland.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : As an effort in combating climate change, the Icelandic government has set the ambitious goal of a carbon-neutral economy before the year 2040. Meanwhile, projections show continuing growth in private household consumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pale, male and stale : To what extent does achieving the UK’s carbon budgets rely on greater diversity within the energy sector?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Alexandra Jones; [2019]
    Keywords : renewable energy; fossil fuels; decarbonisation; energy sector; extraction; climate change; Environmental Humanities; ecofeminism; Queer theory; workplace diversity; intersectionality.;

    Abstract : With increasing recognition that reducing carbon emissions from energy in the UK will make a significant contribution to the mitigation of anthropogenic climate change, and with carbon budgets forged following the Climate Change Act 2005 looking unlikely to be met, it is clear that sectoral changes are required to catalyse the decarbonisation process. Alongside the need for this industry to be at the forefront of decarbonisation, the energy sector needs to diversify and employ more women, Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME), LGBT and disabled people, as well as those from different social classes and varied educational backgrounds. READ MORE