Essays about: "Planetary Boundaries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the words Planetary Boundaries.

  1. 1. Resilience and Adaptivity of EU Pesticides Law - Assessing Theory and Legal Capacity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Jansson; [2019-08-09]
    Keywords : pesticides; agriculture; resilience; EU law; adaptive law;

    Abstract : The utilisation of pesticides within agriculture may contribute to a transgression of the ecological boundaries of the Earth. However, pesticides play an essential role in sustaining human welfare by providing food security. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating the Environmental Footprint of Swedish Household Consumption

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Tobias Steinegger; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental Footprint; Sweden; Consumption; Household; Expenditures;

    Abstract : Production-based indicators show that Sweden has lower emissions per capita than other high-income countries. Nevertheless, scientific evidence points to a significant overshoot of some of the planetary boundaries, especially regarding climate change, if Swedish consumption-related emissions abroad are considered. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroller Service System : How to make customer products sustainable within the planetary boundaries - using the case product ‘stroller’, PSS and a Design Thinking approach

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Maskinkonstruktion

    Author : Gustav Thorslund; [2019]
    Keywords : Product Service System; PSS; Circular Economy; Service Design; Sustainability; Planetary Boundaries; Stroller; Design Thinking; Product Development; Wood; b2c; refurbish;

    Abstract : Physical customer products have an environmental impact, such as greenhouse gas emissions, due to the use of virgin resources from cradle-to-grave, especially when the origin of the material is from fossil resources. This thesis aims to create a circular business model, by investigating the product ‘stroller’ and place it in a Product Service System, where the user subscribes to the Stroller Service System. READ MORE

  4. 4. Crop diversity in Scania : geographical and cognitive mapping

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Shaktima López Hösel; [2019]
    Keywords : crop diversity; agroecology; food systems; ecosystem services; resilience; farmer s motivations; geographical information systems; self-determination theory; cognitive mapping;

    Abstract : Modern agriculture is characterized by large scale and large-scale farming of a few crops, which rely heavily on external inputs. These kinds of intensive and specialized farming systems are contributing to exceeding the planetary boundaries for our ecosystems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Conceptualizing green water within the planetary boundary for freshwater use

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Arne Tobian; [2019]
    Keywords : green water; planetary boundaries; land use modelling; physical geography; ecosystem analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic land-use covers a constantly increasing fraction of the terrestrial surface area. By employing a dynamic global vegetation model, human-induced changes in the terrestrial water balance as compared to an undisturbed scenario were simulated. READ MORE