Essays about: "effects of pollution on environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the words effects of pollution on environment.

  1. 1. Contamination analysis of the landfill Rösaberg inerta massor : Risk assessment and investigation of the contaminant distribution

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Westander Lisa; [2020]
    Keywords : Landfill; MODFLOW; Risk assessment; Site-specific guidelines; Deponi; MODFLOW; Riskbedömning; Platsspecifika riktvärden;

    Abstract : The dispersion of contaminants deriving from landfills poses a risk to the surrounding environment and human health. Old landfills are treated with extra precaution, due to their poorer construction, less stringent operation and lack information regarding the waste content. Vetlanda municipality has identified 48 old landfills. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reducing the number of cars in Europe: Effects on quality of urban life

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    Author : Lina Apsheva; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; quality of life; urban planning; car use; public transport; pollution; health;

    Abstract : The transportation sector is the biggest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, as well as air and noise pollution in urban areas. City planners and policy makers increasingly recognize the importance of changes in transportation systems that would decrease the use of private motor vehicles and promote more sustainable modes of transport, such as public transport, cycling and walking. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mobility-as-a-Service and Electrification of Transport : A Study on Possibilities and Obstacles for Mobility-as-a-Service in Stockholm and Implications for Electrification of Vehicles

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Albert Petersson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Increasing urbanization drives the need for cities to make transport more efficient, both to meet climate goals as well as creating an attractive living environment for its residents, with less congestion, noise and local pollution. As vehicles are increasingly electrified, further innovations will be needed in order to meet environmental, social and economic sustainability targets, and a more efficient use of vehicles and public transport is central in this endeavor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Technological innovation and the environment: an analysis based on patent counts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gabriele Bindi; [2019]
    Keywords : Emissions; Technology; Patents; Environmental Kuznets Curve; OLS Fixed Effects; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The increasing concern on the present and future impact of climate change has raised the attention on the relationship between technology and the environment. The aim of this paper is to investigate the impact of green innovation on carbon emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beach clean-up as a practical implementation of ESD: effects in students’ knowledge, awareness and behavioural intentions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Carla Cecconi; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Education; pro-environmental behaviour; plastic; Italy; beach clean-up;

    Abstract : In the context of the critical sustainability problem of marine plastic pollution, the present paper presents a quasiexperimental research that explores the effects that participating on beach clean-up has on students’ knowledge,awareness and behavioural intentions. Considering this intervention as an outside of school practical implementation of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), this research aims to determine if the addition of direct experiences with nature within ESD programs can lead to a behavioural change in favour of the environment. READ MORE