Essays about: "decarbonisation."

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  1. 1. Design of high performance buildings : Vulnerability of buildings to climate change from an energy perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Robin Gobert; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate Change; High Performance Buildings; Dynamic Thermal Simulations; Thermal Regulation; Environmental Regulation; Cooling Needs; Heating Needs; Representative Data; Big Data; Clustering;

    Abstract : The challenge of climate change is twofold: to mitigate (prevent) the causes of climate change and to prepare (adapt) to the inevitable effects and consequences. Building and construction are key sectors for decarbonisation (mitigation). READ MORE

  2. 2. Does Carbon Pricing work? A qualitative review of Carbon Pricing’s ex-post results, and policy-design suggestions for improving its efficacy.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Michael Randall; [2022]
    Keywords : Carbon pricing; Sustainability science; ex post results; policy design; decarbonisation; environmental economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The world is currently heading for 3°C of global warming due to global excessive carbon emissions, and while science is producing the knowledge necessary to combat it, the radical change needed is not coming fast enough. Current political and economic paradigms hail carbon pricing as either the, or part of the solution to our carbon emissions problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing Sweden's future prospect for domestic hydrogen production based on lifecycle assessment

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Fredrik Tannoury; [2022]
    Keywords : Technology Readiness Level; Hydrogen production; LCA; Sweden;

    Abstract : Humanity faces challenge to satisfy its growing energy demand while simultaneously transitioning into a sustainable society. Reducing carbon emissions from the industrial and transportation sector are met with difficulties. To help decarbonisation efforts EU members like Sweden have recognised the use of hydrogen as a viable solution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Have you seen that I've paid to go green? A quantitative study on how product visibility impacts consumers' intention to pay a price premium for green steel and ammonia products

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Elsa Fäger; Madeleine Briem; [2022]
    Keywords : Green premium; Hard-to-abate industries; Willingness to pay; Product visibility; Signalling theory;

    Abstract : Are consumers willing to pay a price premium for green product alternatives? This is a key question for companies evaluating whether to decarbonise their businesses. For so-called hard-to-abate industries, decarbonisation will require significant investment, and thus this question is of great importance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Energy renovation packages for the decarbonisation of Swedish multifamily buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Energi och byggnadsdesign

    Author : Bhavik Daya; Hugh Nolan; [2022]
    Keywords : Decarbonisation; Renovation; Multi-family homes; Life Cycle Assessment; Life Cycle Costing; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Sweden and Europe aim to be carbon neutral by 2045 and 2050 respectively. Upgrading the existing building stock has been identified as having great potential in assisting to realise these goals. READ MORE