Essays about: "carbon business"

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  1. 1. Towards a Green Techno-Economic Paradigm - The implications of EUs strategy to finance a sustainable growth on industry dynamics from a neo-Schumpeterian perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Eric Lindh; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable finance; industry dynamics; techno-economic paradigms; innovation; disruption; creative destruction;

    Abstract : The consequences of climate change are becoming more and more evident. Environmentalshocks in terms of massive forest fires, ferocious cyclones and droughts have become morefrequent leading to mass migrations and business disruptions. It has now been declared that wehave reached a tipping point and that further global warming is inevitable. READ MORE

  2. 2. A calculation framework and applicable tools to estimate freight rate and carbon emissions for road transport - A study at Volvo Group Trucks Operations

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Daqi Liu; [2020-06-17]
    Keywords : cost breakdown theory; cost elements; road freight rate; transport carbon emissions; transport service purchasing; Excel VBA; estimation framework;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Implementation of Industrial Symbiosis : How can a collaborative network improve waste management?

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Zaid Al-karkhi; Josef Fadhel; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability; circular economy; construction waste management; industrial symbiosis; collaborative network; hållbarhet; cirkulär ekonomi; avfallshantering; industriell symbios; kollaborativt nätverk;

    Abstract : Global use of natural resources has accelerated during the past decade and emissions and waste have increased as a consequence. The construction sector is a major contributor to global carbon emissions and is responsible for as much as one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Carbon-Intensive Path Dependencies in the Electric Grid: Assessing the Effect of Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures on Future Renewable Energy Adoption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Cole Anderson Steinberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy Transition; Coal Closures; Renewable Energy; Carbon Lock-In; Fuel-Switching; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Increasingly severe consequences of fossil fuel consumption have proliferated the exigency of an energy transition to zero and low-carbon electricity generation technology. Despite its relative reduction in market share in the United States, coal continues to play a role in future energy scenarios. This study examines the contiguous U.S. READ MORE

  5. 5. Carbon capture from reheating furnaces in the Swedish steel industry : evaluation of techno-economic feasibility

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Energivetenskap

    Author : Anna Haglund; [2020]
    Keywords : Carbon capture; CCS; Swedish steel indusrty; post-combustion;

    Abstract : The reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is important to keep climate change under control. One of the largest CO2 emitters of the Swedish industries is the steel industry. This is, among others, due to the need of heat treatments and reheating processes depending on high temperatures and fossil fuels. READ MORE