Essays about: "Heavy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1627 essays containing the word Heavy.

  1. 1. BLUE GOVERNANCE: INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION IN THE ARCTIC REGION Arctic environmental management and the constitution of regimes concerning rules, norms and governance

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mathias Carlsson; [2020-11-13]
    Keywords : The Arctic; Cooperation; Governance; Environment; Blue Economy;

    Abstract : It has for a long time been called ‘the earth’s last frontier’ and its harsh environment has discouraged heavy investments in the region, up until now when all attention is directed towards the white dot on the map, the Arctic. By melting ices and permafrost, the natural resources of the Arctic have been made visible and actors are now preparing to exploit its assets. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Pursuit of environmentally-friendly transportation: The role of two advocacy coalitions in developing emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles in the EU

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Bergh; [2020-11-06]
    Keywords : heavy-duty vehicles; emission standards; the automotive industry; environmental concerns; advocacy coalitions; governance; beliefs; policy-oriented learning;

    Abstract : In recent years, the environment has become a central theme in the EU. Policies for protecting the environment have been adopted, while, at the same time, the EU has developed into a multi-layered political system subject to lobbying and maintaining of interests in the policy-making process. READ MORE

  3. 3. What happens in expatriation, stays in expatriation - A study of how absorptive capacity enables organizational learning from repatriate knowledge

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ebba Idsäter; Natalie Sjölander; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : Repatriation; Absorptive capacity; Organizational learning; Repatriate knowledge management; International assignments;

    Abstract : MSc in International Business and Trade.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Driving Autonomous Heavy Vehicles into the Future : A Business Model Perspective

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

    Author : Gabriel Kitzler; Anna Saibel; [2020]
    Keywords : Autonomous Heavy Vehicles; Technology Shifts; Business Model Innovation; Business Model Canvas; Core Competencies; Servitisatio; Självkörande tunga fordon; Teknikskiften; Affärsmodellsinnovation; Business Model Canvas; Kärnkompetenser; Tjänstefiering;

    Abstract : In light of the many environmental challenges that the world currently faces, new sustainable solutions are called for. The concept of autonomous heavy vehicles (AVs) is considered to be one of the next megatrends within transportation and this technology shift is predicted to improve safety and logistics as well as to cut driver costs and reduce CO2-emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigating the relationship between circulation patterns and cloudburst character in a changing climate

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Luft-, vatten- och landskapslära

    Author : Sofia Litsmark; [2020]
    Keywords : Circulation patterns; future climate; hyetograph; hyetograph shape; cloudbursts; Cirkulationsmönster; framtida klimat; klimat; skyfall; hyetograf; hyetograf- karaktär; framtida vädermönster;

    Abstract : The consequences of extreme weather in terms of heavy precipitation and flooding are devastating in both rural and urban areas. The cost on society to handle the damages are substantial. It is therefore of high interest to further investigate the mechanisms behind these extreme events. READ MORE