Essays about: "car use reduction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words car use reduction.

  1. 1. Urban transition experiments for global climate goals : learning from effective interventions to reduce car use in Lund municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Paula Kuss; [2021]
    Keywords : transport intervention; car use reduction; urban mobility; urban transition experiments; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : To limit global warming to 1.5°C, concerted efforts to drastically reduce GHG emissions by 2030 are needed. Lund municipality has ambitious climate goals for 2030, however, high emissions from transport and especially private car use endanger their achievement. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE REASONS AND CONDITIONS OF SYMBOLIC POLITICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY. A case study of the reasons and conditions for use of symbolic politics in the decision of Low Emission Zones for cars in Stockholm

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Darvik; [2020-03-04]
    Keywords : Symbolic politics; Low emission zones; Environmental policies; Air quality;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine the reasons and conditions for symbolic politics in the decision to implement Low emission zones (LEZ) for cars in Stockholm. A LEZ restricts the ability to move with certain vehicles in an area to improve air quality, decrease congestion and sending a signal for upgrading the car/vehicle fleet (Connelly et.al. 2012). READ MORE

  3. 3. New Housing Developments: A Localisation Strategy considering Energy-Efficiency from an Urban Structure and Transport Perspective for the city of Falun

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Adeyemi Kazeem Ajayi; [2020]
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    Abstract : There are several considerations when planning new housing developments, and resultant problems require critical analysis. This thesis has focused on studying some part of the potential issues in the case of a project in the city of Falun. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tätt eller brett? : en forskningsförberedande studie i effekter av kontinuerlig tätortsutglesning

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Ebba Landén Helmbold; [2020]
    Keywords : förtätning; tätortsutglesning; jordbruksmark; översiktsplanering; evidensbaserad planering; density; urban sprawl; evidence based planning;

    Abstract : Cities are expanding at a rapid speed as the urbanisation trend continues throughout the world. Large land aerials are being claimed in favor of urban sprawl as an answer to increasing inhabitant numbers in cities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Energy optimization tool for mild hybrid vehicles with thermal constraints

    University essay from KTH/Fordonsdynamik; KTH/Fordonsdynamik

    Author : Chitranjan Singh; Tamas Tamilinas; [2020]
    Keywords : Control Systems; Mild Hybrids; Energy Management System; Kinetic Energy Regenerative Systems; Equivalent Consumption Minimization Strategy; Hybrid Powertrain Controls; Kontrollsystem; Milda hybrider; energihanteringssystem; regenererande system för kinetisk energi; Ekvivalent konsumptions-minimeringsstrategi; hybridstyrningskontroll;

    Abstract : The current global scenario is such where impact on the environment is becoming a rising concern. Global automotive manufacturers have focused more towards hybrid and electric vehicles as both more aware customers and governmental legislation have begun demanding higher emission standards. READ MORE