Essays about: "conclusion on air pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words conclusion on air pollution.

  1. 1. Urban Planning for Better Air Quality : A case study of the Low-Traffic Neighbourhoods in London

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Greta Gustafsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Low-Traffic Neighbourhoods; London; Green Infrastructure; Urban Planning; Air Pollution;

    Abstract : Air pollution affects the environment negatively, boosts climate change, and is the cause of millions of deaths per year, first and foremost affecting the people living in urban areas. Since the early 20th century, many cities have been planned around cars, which are the main contributors to the bad air quality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender mainstreaming - from policy to management : An analysis on Swedish reform cooperation in Bosnia and Herzegovina regarding issues of gender equality linked to air pollution, within the framework of gender mainstreaming and Sweden’s Feminist Foreign Policy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för etnologi, religionshistoria och genusvetenskap

    Author : Josefin Ahlqvist Lyzwinski; [2022]
    Keywords : gender equality; gender mainstreaming; air pollution; socioeconomics; discourse; policy;

    Abstract : The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) recognized a need for external help to implement a gender perspective in their project on improving air quality in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) extending from 2018-2022, which this thesis is a contribution to. To collect empirical material for the analysis, a cluster interview was conducted on site in Sarajevo with female representatives from ten CSOs working with gender equality nationally, in addition to a household survey targeted at six different cities in BiH through social media with the help of SEPA’s partnering ad agency network. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cardiovascular effects of exposure to biodiesel exhaust

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Youna Marc-Derrien; [2021]
    Keywords : photoplethysmography; electrocardiography; signal processing; pulse decomposition analysis; heart rate variability; pulse transit time; biodiesel; arterial stiffness; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Context: Urban air pollution is considered a significant factor contributing to increased respiratory and cardiovascular mortality in cities. Many studies focused on the relationship between exposure to diesel exhaust and human health effects, demonstrating the toxicity of such gases. READ MORE

  4. 4. A CRITICAL REVIEW OF SUSTAINABILITY PROJECTS WITHIN LAST MILE DELIVERY FROM AN ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVE

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Felicia Söderström; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : E-commerce is a continuously growing business that has expanded over the recent years and more people are buying online instead of offline. With online shopping, the demand for home deliveries is increasing along with it. Last mile deliveries, which is the last part of the supply chain from business to customer, operate mainly in urban areas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Techno-economic analysis of implementing energy-efficiency and alternative fuels in Indonesia using OSeMOSYS

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Kushagra Gupta; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy System Model; OSeMOSYS; Open Source; Indonesia; Sustainable Development Goals; Energy Policies; Energy Efficiency; Fuel Switching; Emission; Energi System Modell; OSeMOSYS; Öppen källa; Indonesien; Hållbara Utvecklingsmål; Energi Politik; Energi Effektivitet; Bränsle Omkoppling; Utsläpp;

    Abstract : Indonesia’s energy demand has been growing rapidly driven by increasing population, urbanization, and rapid economic growth. With increasing energy demand, the emissions associated with the energy sector continue to increase. READ MORE