Essays about: "eq"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The Movement Towards Sustainable Dentistry. A comparative life-cycle analysis on the environmental impact of three dental procedures

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Odontologiska fakulteten

    Author : Linnea Borglin; Stephanie Pekarski; [2019]
    Keywords : Life Cycle Analysis; Sustainability; Environmental impact;

    Abstract : Syfte: Syftet med denna studie var att analysera hur tre olika behandlingar (en undersökning, en enklare parodontal behandling och en endodontisk behandling) utförda vid Odontologiska Fakulteten på Malmö universitet påverkar miljön. Denna studie fokuserar på global uppvärmning, miljörelaterade och hälsoskadliga faktorer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Impact from Operational Energy Use in Facilities & Households

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Eveline Haugaard; [2019]
    Keywords : Operational energy use; Climate impact; LCA methodology; Environmental evaluation of energy;

    Abstract : In 2017, the Swedish Parliament voted for a climate aim which says Sweden should achieve zero net emissions of greenhouse gases in 2045. The building and construction sector is one of the sectors that needs to reduce it’s climate impact. As of 2016, 12. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a citizen-driven low-carbon energy transition: Exploring the potential for collective investment schemes in community renewable energy in Europe to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Cristian Pons-Seres; [2019]
    Keywords : community renewable energy; energy transition; collective investment; greenhouse gas emissions; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The European Union’s (EU) ‘market-oriented’ approach to renewable energy development risks undermining the ability of individual citizens to meaningfully contribute to, and benefit from, a decentralised, localised, and decarbonised energy system. In spite of the EU’s ambition to involve local communities for co-driving a low-carbon energy transition, there is no comprehensive analysis uncovering the extent to which citizen participation can meaningfully contribute to decarbonise Europe’s energy system within an increasingly limited timeframe demanding drastic cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at an accelerated pace. READ MORE

  5. 5. Static and dynamic characterization of elastomers by a modified hardness test

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Byggnadsmekanik; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för byggvetenskaper

    Author : Omar Chouman; [2019]
    Keywords : Rubber; elastomer; modified hardness test; dynamic and static characterization; damping; dynamic shear modulus; hyperelastic material; hyperelastic constants; finite element method; FEM; FEA; Abaqus; Volvo Cars; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today rubber can be found in many different applications, such as vibration dampers, tyres, clothes and gaskets. Two different types of rubbers are used today, namely the natural rubber and synthetic rubber. Natural rubber is made of a milky substance called latex, which is obtained from special trees found in tropical countries. READ MORE