Essays about: "carbon"

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  1. 1. Emission reduction in waste incineration : A comparison of three applicable measures

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Byggteknik och byggd miljö

    Author : Adam Linde; [2021]
    Keywords : Waste; Carbon dioxide; Sorting; Requirement Specification; CCS; BECCS;

    Abstract : Utilization of waste as fuel for heat and power production is commonplace in Sweden, and the fossil emissions from the incineration of waste is primarily derived from the share of plastics in the fuel. Reducing the share of fossil material in the fuel should therefore lead to diminished local emissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Balancing social and environmental sustainability: A qualitative case study about the social impacts of the Payments for Ecosystem Services program on rural farmers in Costa Rica

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Emma Ramirez; [2020-11-11]
    Keywords : Costa Rica; Guacimal; Monteverde; Environment; Payments for Environmental Services; Sustainability; Critical Sustainability;

    Abstract : Costa Rica has long been considered a leader in environmentally sustainable policy actions as the country aims to have 70% forest cover and much of their success has been attributed to the Payment for Environmental Services (PES) program. The program pays landowners to conserve their forests for the benefits nature provides, such as biodiversity, storing carbon, scenic beauty and fresh water regulation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of environmental policies on CO2 emissions - using the environmental policy stringency index

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elin Alexandersson; [2020-09-15]
    Keywords : Environmental policy stringency index; CO₂ emissions; panel data; fixed effects;

    Abstract : The carbon concentration in the air has increased by 50 percent since pre-industrial times and continues to increase every year. Climate change is, therefore, a significant challenge today. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reforestation & Marine Permaculture: Does the Method Affect the Willingness To Pay for Carbon Offsetting? A Randomised Contingent Valuation Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elice Fällström; August Schelin; [2020-07-24]
    Keywords : Carbon offsetting; Reforestation; Marine permaculture; Contingent valuation; Willingness to pay; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : Failing to limit global mean surface temperature rise to 1.5°C risks leading to irreversible environmental degradation. One measure to mitigate global warming is carbon offsetting through increasing biotic carbon sequestration. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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