Essays about: "Environmental Regulation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 281 essays containing the words Environmental Regulation.

  1. 1. The Relationship Between Environmental Policy Stringency and Trade Flows

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Philip Lindersten; Zeshan Shiekh; [2023]
    Keywords : Environmental policy stringency; Trade flows; Competitiveness hypothesis; Porter hypothesis;

    Abstract : Ceteris paribus, it is unclear whether a more stringent environmental policy increases or decreases a country's competitiveness. Two hypotheses have been formulated in this decade-long debate: the competitiveness hypothesis - stating that a more stringent environmental policy decreases competitiveness, and the Porter Hypothesis, claiming the opposite. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design of high performance buildings : Vulnerability of buildings to climate change from an energy perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Robin Gobert; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate Change; High Performance Buildings; Dynamic Thermal Simulations; Thermal Regulation; Environmental Regulation; Cooling Needs; Heating Needs; Representative Data; Big Data; Clustering;

    Abstract : The challenge of climate change is twofold: to mitigate (prevent) the causes of climate change and to prepare (adapt) to the inevitable effects and consequences. Building and construction are key sectors for decarbonisation (mitigation). READ MORE

  3. 3. Perceptions on marine salmonfarming development inBíldudalur, Iceland

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Katrín Helga Skúladottír; [2022]
    Keywords : Marine salmon farming; aquaculture; socio-economic effects; environmental effects; development;

    Abstract : Marine salmon farming is a new and fast-growing industry in Iceland after decades of uncertainties within aquaculture development in the country. While growing at a tremendous speed in the last few years, the development has been challenged by different social groups in regard to its socio-economic and environmental effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Strategic Adoption of Additive Manufacturing in the orthopedic industry in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Louis Bertrand Ndangamira Shema; [2022]
    Keywords : Additive manufacturing; orthopedic; surgeon; framework;

    Abstract : Additive Manufacturing (AM) is another name for rapid prototyping and 3D printing (3DP), an advanced manufacturing technology that creates 3D objects. AM's ability to produce complex shapes in industrial production is one of its chief advantages. READ MORE

  5. 5. Discussing International Climate Regulations in a Post-colonial World : A Content Analysis on EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM).

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Iman Miriam Djelloul; [2022]
    Keywords : Global Trade; Carbon Emissions Trading; Climate Regulations; Carbon-colonialism; Post-colonialism; WTO; EU; CBAM.;

    Abstract : In a contemporary with intense concerns towards global warming, this thesis has investigated the matter of how trade regulation policies, responding to climate change, are rhetorically motivated and discussed within international forums. Particularly by looking at the European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and by critically dissecting how the EU has been navigating its conflicting position; on one hand, as the self-appointed leader of progressive climate actions, on the other hand, as the guardian of the common economic interests of the Union – and on a third stand, as a prominent member of the World Trade Organization, with binding obligations to not violate its rules. READ MORE