Essays about: "environmental pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 636 essays containing the words environmental pollution.

  1. 1. PLASTICS AND LOBBYIN G - lobby group success in the decision making phase of a policy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Bengtsson; [2023-11-09]
    Keywords : Key words: European Union; lobbying; lobbying success; environmental policy ; single use plastics.;

    Abstract : In June 2019 a new legislation was in place targeting plastic pollution in the EU, banning the 10 most found single use plastic products ( SUP: s ) found in the marine environment. This was an important legislation where the EU lobby groups , mainly the environmental and the industry groups were lobbying the decision makers . READ MORE

  2. 2. Fungi as a potential solution to microplastic pollution: A qualitative study examining the opportunities and obstacles of implementing mycoremediation in Swedish agricultural soils from a perspective of ecological sustainability

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Zajac; [2023-11-08]
    Keywords : mycoremediation; ecological sustainability; sustainable development; microplastics; fungi;

    Abstract : The world is facing microplastic pollution in almost all areas, as a result of increased manufacture and use of plastics in recent years. One of the most highly polluted environments are agricultural soils, which are estimated to contain up to 14 percent of all microplastic pollution. Few effective methods exist to solve this problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. If Trees Could Talk - Dendrochemistry, a Promising Method for Understanding Pollution History

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Jonatan Uusitalo; [2023-08-17]
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    Abstract : Heavy metal pollution presents a significant environmental challenge in the Anthropocene era, and understanding pollution history is crucial to address historical pollution and implementing effective mitigation measures. This study stands among a few comprehensive dendrochemical investigations that utilized an extensive dataset and energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) technique to reconstruct the contamination history of As, Cd, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn, with a focus on Cu. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Nicolai Laufer; [2023-06-21]
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    Abstract : Microbial communities represent the fundamental cornerstones of riverine ecosystems because they are involved in numerous processes which mediate ecosystem services. However, riverine ecosystems are currently massively altered by a variety of anthropogenic activities which includes changes in landuse and chemical pollution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Paving the Way to Sustainability: Assessing the Impacts of Carbon Border Tariffs on the Steel Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Claudia Spanier; Kimya Rahmanian Aberouie; [2023]
    Keywords : Carbon border tariffs; CO2 emissions; trade; steel; environmental policy; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper seeks to provide insights into the effects of carbon border tariffs and to offer guidance for policymakers. The focus is directed towards the steel sector - a major contributor to carbon dioxide emissions, where production practices vary significantly among countries, leading to differences in pollution levels. READ MORE