Essays about: "carbon cycle"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 197 essays containing the words carbon cycle.

  1. 1. Konventionell och ekologisk mjölkproduktion : vilka är skillnaderna gällande miljöaspekter?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Amanda Jacobsson; [2019]
    Keywords : LCA; mjölkgård; växthusgaser; klimatpåverkan; miljöpåverkan;

    Abstract : Livsmedelsproduktionens utmaningar inför framtiden är bland annat en intensifiering, förändrad markanvändning och att reducera utsläpp av växthusgaser. Detta i kombination med en expansion av ekologisk livsmedelsproduktion har gjort utvärderingar och jämförelser mellan olika produktionsformers miljömässiga hållbarhet relevant. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Study on Life Cycle Assessment-based Tool for the Early Stage of Building Design

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Nazila Ravan; [2019]
    Keywords : Architects; architectural design; buildings; carbon footprint; life cycle assessment; sustainability; tool;

    Abstract : The responsibility of the building sector to diminish the harmful environmental impacts, locally and globally, has been extensively considered. Thus, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in building and construction practices has been widely implemented. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reindeer induced changes in vegetation composition and plant traits on a tundra-forest border

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Femke Pijcke; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography; ecosystem analysis; plant functional traits; nutrient allocation; grazing; reindeer; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) are the most common large herbivores in the arctic. With a habitat spreading over the entire circumpolar region, they can have a substantial effect on plant species composition and ecosystem processes and functions. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. CFD and Experimental Study of Refuelling and Venting a Fuel System

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Mekanisk värmeteori och strömningslära;

    Author : Aditya Naronikar; Anton Riström; [2019]
    Keywords : CFD; VOF; multiphase; refuelling; gasoline; ORVR; automotive; volvo;

    Abstract : In 1999, California Air Resources Board (CARB) implemented a regulation that required all gasoline cars sold in California be fitted with an Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery System (ORVR). The ORVR system is designed to prevent Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from escaping into the atmosphere during refuelling by storing the gas vapours in a carbon canister. READ MORE