Essays about: "ILUC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word ILUC.

  1. 1. Comparative LCA between biobasedand petroleum-basedlubricants : Identification of data gaps to consider whenproviding decision support

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Patrik William-Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This report aimed to provide decision support regarding a potential switch from a petroleum-based lubricant to a bio-based lubricant. The support was supposed to be provided based on a comparative lifecycle assessment (LCA) adjusted to encompass the specific situation of the company under consideration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainability for Whom? The discursive framing of ‘sustainable biofuels’ in the EU and Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexia Fridén; [2019]
    Keywords : European Union; renewable energy; Indonesia; palm oil; discourse analysis; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In order to transform the fossil fuel dependent transport sector the promotion of biofuels has been crucial in the European Union’s transition towards climate neutrality. To ensure the sustainability of biofuels the European Commission published a Delegated Act on March 13th 2019, proposing the gradual phase-out of high emitting biofuels that may cause indirect land use change (ILUC) – one of them being palm oil. READ MORE

  3. 3. The phase-out of crop-based biofuels in EU by 2030 : analyzing the effects on the palm oil market and

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Sanae Sone Dy; [2019]
    Keywords : biofuel; palm oil; international trade; partial equilibrium; RED; REDII; ILUC; CO2 emisssions; carbon dioxide; biobränsle; palmolja; internationell handel; partiell jämviktsmodell; CO2 utsläpp; koldioxid;

    Abstract : When EU introduced the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) in 2009, one of the goals where that by 2020 every EU country should have 10% of their transportation running on biofuels. This made the market for biofuel rise and therefore also the exports of palm oil to the EU. READ MORE

  4. 4. A struggle between reality and reliability: The uncertainties of including indirect land use change in life-cycle assessments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Nathalie Hjulström; [2019]
    Keywords : Indirect land use change; life-cycle assessment; biofuel; bio-based plastics; Technology and Engineering; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Serious questions have been raised about the environmental impacts of biofuels concerning indirect land use change (ILUC) and this concept may also be applied to other products such as bio-based plastics. The purpose of this study is to identify the uncertainties of including ILUC in life-cycle assessments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate impacts of land use in LCA : elaboration of criteria for satisfactory methods

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Rickard Almers; [2015]
    Keywords : life cycle assessment; carbon footprint; ILUC; indirect land use changes; land occupation; albedo; climate impact indicator;

    Abstract : INTRODUCTION LCA is a widely used tool for assessing the environmental impacts of products. However, despite the large importance of land use for atmospheric CO2-levels there is still no consensus on how to include the climate impact of land use in LCA and results vary up to several hundred percent depending on method. READ MORE