Essays about: "carbon dioxide"

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  1. 1. The myths and hazardous life of asphalt labourer : A pre-study on work environment and gender equality in the asphalt paving industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Pipar Julia Bahri; [2020]
    Keywords : Asphalt; road construction; male-dominated industries; safety work; gender equality; microwave heater; attractive workplace; Asfalt; vägarbete; mansdominerade industrier; säkerhetsarbete; jämställdhet; mikrovågsvärmare; attraktiva arbetsplatser;

    Abstract : Road construction work is often regarded to be a dirty and strenuous job. The asphalt paving industry is male-dominated with a low percentage of women. This master thesis is part of Human Work Sciences at Luleå University of Technology's participation in the SMMART (Swedish Magnetite Microwave Asphalt Road Technology) project. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental impact of a led fitting : A conducted life cycle analysis on a led fitting

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning; Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning

    Author : Mika Fröjd; Evelina Skårhammar; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Environmental impact; LCA; led fitting; Life cycle; use phase; end of life phase; transportation; Carbon dioxide equivalent CO2e ;

    Abstract : Purpose –The purpose of this research is to increase knowledge about how a led fitting impacts the environment. To be able to fulfil the purpose, it has been broken down into four research questions: • RQ1: What is the environmental impact during transportation? • RQ2: What is the environmental impact during the use phase? • RQ3: What is the environmental impact during the end of life phase? • RQ4: How can the environmental impact be decreased? Method: The authors worked abductive in the relation between theories and empirical data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mitigating climate change, one hamburger at a time : a discourse analysis of how MAX Burgers AB communicates their carbon offsetting — and how customers perceive it

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Andrews; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; climate change mitigation; carbon dioxide removal; green governmentality; ecological modernisation; civic environmentalism; conduct of conduct; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Carbon offsetting through forest sequestration in the Global South has become an increasingly common way for companies to mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions and thereby sell products and services with net zero emissions. In Sweden, fast food company MAX Burgers AB goes even further. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effect of experimental warming and assembly history on wood decomposition

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap

    Author : Saba Hagos; [2020]
    Keywords : wood decay fungi; species composition; assembly history; warming; temperature; fungal growth; decomposition; carbon dioxide; climate feedbacks; species priority; polypore; microcosm; Norway spruce;

    Abstract : Sammanfattning: Wood decay fungi are the main decomposer of lignocellulose material stored in wood. Thus, all factors that affect them could affect their ecological function. This in return, may affect ecosystem functioning in terms of altered carbon emissions from dead wood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic Development and CO2 emissons : A comparison of High- and Middle-income economies

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Robin Abrahamsson; Rasmus Augustsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Revised kuznets curve; Environmental Kuznets curve; CO2 emissions; Middle-income; High-income; Economic Development;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between economic development and pollution in the middle- and high-income countries for the period between 1960 and 2014. The study is conducted by first testing the environmental Kuznets curve, an economic theory that income has an inverted U-shape relationship with environmental degradation. READ MORE