Essays about: "environmental indicators"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 265 essays containing the words environmental indicators.

  1. 1. Deliberation and climate change- A quantitative analysis of potential relationships between deliberation and countries’ efforts in mitigating climate change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johan Jacobsson; [2019-02-07]
    Keywords : deliberation; democracy; CO2 emissions; environmental performance;

    Abstract : The debate whether democracy and its procedures are capable of tackling climate change has been going on for years. One mechanism that has been claimed to yield improved environmental performance is deliberation. Meetings between civil society and politicians are assumed to generate more ambitious environmental policy. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. To be, or not to be, organic : Motives and barriers for Swedish wine farmers to use organic practices

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Andreas Länn; Philip Wikholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Organic farming; Viticulture; Wine; Organic wine; Self-determination theory; Motivation; Swedish wine;

    Abstract : Wine production is one of the farming practices with the highest negative environmental impacts, mainly due to a heavy use of pesticides, why it is important to find more sustainable wine production practices. One such practice is organic farming, but the transition is slow and the number of organic certified vineyards remain low. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reindeer induced changes in vegetation composition and plant traits on a tundra-forest border

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Femke Pijcke; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography; ecosystem analysis; plant functional traits; nutrient allocation; grazing; reindeer; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) are the most common large herbivores in the arctic. With a habitat spreading over the entire circumpolar region, they can have a substantial effect on plant species composition and ecosystem processes and functions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Measuring Sustainability in Supply Chain with Key Performance Indicators

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Julia Martikainen; Laura Himanen; [2019]
    Keywords : Supply Chain Management; Sustainability; Manufacturing Industry; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : Background: The existing literature addresses the emerge of sustainability issues being one of the main concerns in organizations’ supply chains. Constantly growing environmental, social, and ethical concerns have increased the pressure of organizations to adopt sustainable business practices into their operations. READ MORE