Essays about: "conclusion on air pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words conclusion on air pollution.

  1. 1. Sustainable Urban transport to meet SDG 11.2 & combat climate change : Increasing active transport in Sundbyberg city

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Mohamed Abdi Muse; [2023]
    Keywords : Sustainable transport; Active transport; walking cycling; climate change; global warmning; air pollution; noise pollution; driving infrastructure;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this degree project is to investigate the current condition of sustainable infrastructure in Sundbyberg City and how the city can encourage and increase active transport. Method: The methods used are interviews with politicians and a transport expert within the city of Sundbyberg as primary data collection. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Association between household cooking fuel type usage, air ventilation and birth defects: a cross sectional study in Nepal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa

    Author : Sanni Halme; [2022]
    Keywords : birth defects; household air pollution; cooking fuel; Nepal;

    Abstract : Background Birth defects are a significant cause of neonatal mortality and morbidity globally. Environmental and genetic factors may be the risk factors for birth defects. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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