Essays about: "environmental goods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 231 essays containing the words environmental goods.

  1. 1. Understanding the social dimension of sustainable agriculture : Swiss dairy farmers perspectives

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Magdalena Margarita Halter; [2022]
    Keywords : social sustainability; dairy farmers; farming; agriculture; Switzerland; Q-Methodology; focus group; factor analysis; perspectives;

    Abstract : The current food systems need to become more sustainable, and this involves the creation of balance between the economic, environmental and social dimension of these systems. The social dimension, however, is least clearly conceptualized and likely to be overlooked when the issues are not very obvious as this is the case for many regions in the global north. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is Free Trade an Obstacle to Carbon Neutrality? : How does Free Trade Affect the Environmental Footprint of Sweden, as a Part of the EU, in the Agricultural Sector?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Silas de Saram; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Agriculture; Free Trade; European Union;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the environmental impact of the EU’s free trade agreements, to answer the research question of “How does Free Trade affect the Environmental Footprint of Sweden, as a Part of the EU, in the Agricultural Sector?”. A critical green theory framework was applied to conceptualize the international system and understand the hierarchical nature of global trade relationships. READ MORE

  3. 3. CO2-emissions from domestic goods transport in countries with high income and high equality : A study of changes in BNP/capita, trade intensity and GINI-index relating to CO2-emissions

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Martin Planfeldt; [2022]
    Keywords : Environmental Kuznets Curve EKC ; Trade; Goods transport; GINI-index; GDP;

    Abstract : Transportation is one of the largest sectors contributing to CO2-emissions, and has doubled its emissions in 30 years. Despite this, studies of the environmental Kuznets curve (”EKC”) often focus on stationary industry emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Top European electricity producers´eco-efficiency : And the role of policy instruments

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Matilda Hahne; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : There is an implicit trade-off between environmental quality and the production of goods which can be analysed using an eco-efficiency approach. Within an eco-efficiency approach, Decision Making Units (e.g. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation of two different transport options for freight of heavy battery cells : a case study

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Malin Andersson; Sara Fridhagen; [2022]
    Keywords : supply chain; sustainability; Lean; battery electric vehicle; transport; filling rate; truck; train; dangerous goods; tied-up capital;

    Abstract : With the change that is taking place in the automotive industry, where production goes from producing internal combustion motor vehicles (ICE) to battery electric vehicles (BEV), this will lead to an increase in transportation of batteries. Batteries are components that are heavy, expensive, and classified as dangerous goods, which means higher demands on transport. READ MORE