Essays about: "external carbon"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 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. 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

  3. 3. Strategic management of corporate value chain emissions - Exploring the drivers and barriers for scope 3 management

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Björn Fondén; Martina Wennesjö; [2018-06-26]
    Keywords : corporate value chain emissions; carbon management strategies; scope 3 management; sustainable supply chain management; GHG Protocol Scope 3 Emission Standard;

    Abstract : Problem definition In recent years companies have developed carbon management strategies (CMS) in order to take greater responsibility for their climate impact. However, these have focused on direct emission sources, neglecting substantial emissions downstream and upstream in the value chain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Toward Non-invasive Neonatal Gas Monitoring with Plasma-based Spectroscopy

    University essay from

    Author : Hedwig Haas; Hampus Fröjdholm; Carmen Lee; [2018]
    Keywords : plasma; sensor pad; transcutaneous; gas monitoring;

    Abstract : Transcutaneous gas monitoring of oxygen and carbon dioxide is animportant method for monitoring the oxygenation and ventilation inprematurely born infants. The amount of gas diffusing through theskin is very small and current technology rely on heating of theskin to increase the gas amount, where transcutaneous oxygenrequires the highest temperature. READ MORE

  5. 5. When comes the sun? A study of stakeholders, driving forces and future scenarios of solar power in Sweden.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Rebecka Marklund; Carolina Ramberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Combined methods research; Delphi study; Distribution system operator; Foresight; Photovoltaics; Scenario building; Solar power; Stakeholder analysis; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: In order to decouple from carbon dioxide, alternative, renewable energy sources need to replace traditional fossil fuels. The fastest growing renewable technology has for the past years been solar, more specifically in the form of photovoltaics (PV). READ MORE