Essays about: "carbon business"

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  1. 1. Sectoral Decomposition of Technology-adjusted CO2 Emissions from International Trade in China 1999-2009

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Enelin Tiiman; [2019]
    Keywords : CO2 emissions; carbon leakage; multi-region input-output; LMDI decomposition; China; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In the context of increasing focus on the climate change China is being blamed for its large contribution to global CO2 emissions, which have been produced within China’s territory. However, increasing number of researches have started to argue that the developed countries should be held responsible for displacing their emissions by outsourcing pollution-heavy production to the developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. How the projects seeking to enhance the nature-based solution of wild grassland carbon sinks can benefit from carbon markets at present

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Stanzi Litjens; [2019]
    Keywords : Carbon Markets; Carbon Storage and Sequestration; Natural Carbon Sinks; Nature-based Solutions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This exploratory mixed-methods case study research is guided by the question of what kind of role carbon markets can currently play in crafting a business model to support nature-based solutions of wild grassland carbon sinks in Europe. By developing a carbon offset project for the nature organisation Rewilding Europe, this research engages with and connects the literature on carbon markets and carbon storage and sequestration to critically reflect on their combined potential to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Technological innovation and the environment: an analysis based on patent counts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gabriele Bindi; [2019]
    Keywords : Emissions; Technology; Patents; Environmental Kuznets Curve; OLS Fixed Effects; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The increasing concern on the present and future impact of climate change has raised the attention on the relationship between technology and the environment. The aim of this paper is to investigate the impact of green innovation on carbon emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shaping the Climate Action trajectory within the Fashion Industry : a case study of a Small Medium Sized Enterprise

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Marta Karen Kristjónsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Paris Agreement; Climate Change; Climate Action Plans; Apparel industry; Value Chain Analysis VCA ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Sustainable Global Value Chain SGVC ; Decarbonisation pathway; Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action; UNFCCC; Pre-competitive; Collaboration; Traceability; Transparency; Multi-Stakeholder Agreements;

    Abstract : The apparel and footwear industry’s contribution to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is one of the fifth largest per industry, equal to that of livestock, after electricity and heat, oil and gas, agriculture, and transportation (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2017). For industry-wide emissions reduction, investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency programs across highest impacting life cycle phases offer the most effective solution. READ MORE