Essays about: "consumption-based emissions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words consumption-based emissions.

  1. 1. A fossil-free Sweden in 2050, and the impact on Swedish emissions : A consumption-based scenarios approach

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekoteknik- och hållbart byggande

    Author : Chris Celis; [2020]
    Keywords : Consumption-based emissions; Sweden; emission scenarios;

    Abstract : Sweden has the goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions without increasing emissions abroad. This study uses consumption-based emissions data from the PRINCE-project to show where emissions from Swedish consumption take place and how large the share of fossil fuel emissions is. READ MORE

  2. 2. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating the Environmental Footprint of Swedish Household Consumption

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Tobias Steinegger; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental Footprint; Sweden; Consumption; Household; Expenditures;

    Abstract : Production-based indicators show that Sweden has lower emissions per capita than other high-income countries. Nevertheless, scientific evidence points to a significant overshoot of some of the planetary boundaries, especially regarding climate change, if Swedish consumption-related emissions abroad are considered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consuming Agenda-Setting : A qualitative study of the driving factors behind the emergence of consumption-based emissions on the agenda in Umeå municipality

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexander Palmér; [2019]
    Keywords : Agenda-setting; urban climate governance; Consumption-based emissions; municipality; Umeå;

    Abstract : This study sets out to examine the factors driving consumption-based emission on the political agenda of Umeå municipality in northern Sweden. The paper attempts to contribute to the understanding of how climate change related issues can be given a more salient role on the political agenda of municipalities. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Environmental Kuznets Curve: Examining the relationship between income and technology-adjusted consumption-based CO2 emissions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Marieke van Beek; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental Kuznets Curve; CO2 emissions; Technology-adjustment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate whether countries succeed to reduce their contribution to global emissions when countries reach higher levels of income. As a result of rapid changes in international trade, a country’s emission responsibility goes beyond national borders, which should be adequately captured in their carbon footprint. READ MORE