Essays about: "air pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 178 essays containing the words air pollution.

  1. 1. Adoption of high-technology products in emerging markets: The ACE-1 advanced biomass cookstove in rural Cambodia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anne Baltruschat; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy access; Clean cooking; Advanced biomass stoves; Adoption;

    Abstract : This study examines the adoption of clean cooking technologies in developing countries with a focus on the ACE-1 advanced biomass stove (ABS). Marginalized communities in rural environments are often exposed to high levels of Household Air Pollution (HAP) due to the common use of traditional cookstoves. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigation of reaction properties to facilitate chemical lumping of kinetic mechanisms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förbränningsfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Frej Ryde; [2019]
    Keywords : Combustion; Simulation; Chemical lumping; Mechanism reduction; Ant colony reduction; Hybrid optimization; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : Combustion process are used to improve modern society, but it comes with problems, like global warming and air pollution. Computer simulations are used to study combustion process to allow more efficient use of the fuel or decrease the creation of pollution. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental and health impacts when replacing kerosene lamps with solar lanterns : A study on global warming potential and household air pollution

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Erik Stenemo; Emma Olsson; [2018]
    Keywords : solar lanterns; kerosene lamps; LCA; global warming potential; black carbon;

    Abstract : In regions with low energy access kerosene lamps are commonly used, and these emit carbon dioxide (CO2) as well as household air pollutants (HAP). This bachelor thesis examines the possible reduction of carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2eq) emissions and HAP from kerosene lamps by replacing them with off-grid solar powered lanterns. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Mobile Platform for Measuring Air Pollution in Cities using Gas Sensors

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Mikael Mölder; [2018]
    Keywords : Air quality; Sensors; Location Based Services; Galileo; Android application; Raspberry Pi; Luftkvalitet; Sensorer; Platsbaserade tjänster; Galileo; Android applikation; Raspberry Pi;

    Abstract : Although air pollution is one of the largest threats to human health, the data available to the public is often sparse and not very accurate nor updated. For example, there exists only about 5-10 air quality measuring points across the city of Stockholm. READ MORE

  5. 5. Plastic Waste Management in Sri Lanka - Effective policy approaches

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Indra Jeeva Kumari Palugaswewa; [2018]
    Keywords : Waste management; plastic waste; waste management policies; policy tools; implementation; Sri Lanka; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Waste management is one of the key environmental issues identified in Sri Lanka. Waste generation is linked with the increase of population and urbanization. Polyethylene and other plastics have become a significant consumable material in lifestyles of the public as well as all types of industries in the country. READ MORE