Essays about: "external carbon"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 essays containing the words external carbon.

  1. 1. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  2. 2. What does it take for local actors in Hammarby Sjöstad to cut the consumption-based emissions by half till 2030? : A backcasting study on a local climate transition following Carbon Law

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Petter Olson; [2019]
    Keywords : backcasting; climate mitigation; consumption-based emissions; local actors;

    Abstract : How many local actors need to do what to reduce Hammarby Sjöstad’s climate impact till 2030 in alignment with "Carbon Law”, i.e. halving the citizens’ consumption-based emissions every ten years? This is demonstrated in a backcasting study of the city district. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable investments : Transparency regulation as a tool to influence investors to choose sustainable investment funds

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakultetenLinköpings universitet/Affärsrätt

    Author : Frida Petersson; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainable investments; transparency regulation; funds; sustainability; investment funds; sustainable investment funds; EU; EU taxonomy on sustainability; sustainability benchmarks; sustainability disclosures; sustainability ratings; sustainability labels; behavioural economics; Theory of Planned Behaviour; Ethical Investment; ESG; SRI; Responsible Investment; Engel-Kollat-Blackwell decision-making model; intention-behaviour gap; investor behaviour; Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on disclosures relating to sustainable investments and sustainability risks and amending Directive EU 2016 2341 COM 2018 354 final; Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation EU 2016 1011 on low carbon benchmarks and positive carbon impact benchmarks COM 2018 355 final; Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment COM 2018 353 final; Action Plan: Financing Sustainable Growth COM 2018 97 final;

    Abstract : In March 2018 the European Commission published the Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth. One of the main objectives with the actions presented in the action plan is to reorient capital flows towards sustainable investments, i.e. to influence more investors to invest sustainably. READ MORE

  4. 4. Community-Based Social Marketing: an investigation of sustainable behavioral change strategies at the municipality level in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Connor Allen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; Carbon dioxide emissions; Household consumption; International Panel on Climate Change; Practices;

    Abstract : The new Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C by the International Panel on Climate Change presents the drastic need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for the security and sustainable development of human kind. READ MORE

  5. 5. Behind the wheel : A closer look at influential relationships among internal factors driving a technological paradigm shift

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Carl-Oscar Helleblad Nymo; [2019]
    Keywords : technological paradigm shift; electrification; EV; powertrain; drivetrain; electrified; production; trucks; Scania; organizational change; electric vehicle; automotive;

    Abstract : Global sustainability awareness and governmental regulations are pushing the automotive industry into finding alternatives to carbon dioxide emitting products. Solutions utilizing electricity in the vehicle powertrain is overtaking market share from internal combustion engines (ICE). READ MORE