Essays about: "gas lock-in"

Found 5 essays containing the words gas lock-in.

  1. 1. Towards green EU State aid law? The Guidelines on State aid for Climate, Environmental protection and Energy 2022 in light of the European energy transition

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Torge Hendrik Hildebrandt; [2022]
    Keywords : EU; State aid; European Green Deal; fossil fuels; renewables; energy transition; stranded assets; carbon lock-in; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European energy transition entails opportunities to mitigate two of the EU’s most pressing current challenges: climate change and the energy crisis due to the dependency on fossil fuel imports. The EU has committed to limiting global warming to 2°C (preferably 1.5°C), compared to pre-industrial levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. Phasing out Gas? Implications of the Narratives around Natural Gas for Germany’s Heat Transition in the Building Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Anna Katrin Kraus; [2022]
    Keywords : heat transition; building sector; natural gas; narratives and discourses; lock-in effects; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Germany must decarbonise the heating of its buildings, now majorly dependent on natural gas, to meet its climate neutrality pledge. However, the share of natural gas-based heating has not been decreasing in the last decades, and Germany continuously failed to meet the building sector’s emission reduction targets. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pipe dreams and power struggles : a case study of political discourse and first-hand experiences of the Baltic Pipe Project in Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Teresa Geertsen; [2020]
    Keywords : The Baltic Pipe Project; carbon lock-in; gas lock-in; fossil fuels; scalar politics; political ecology; fossil capitalism; energy politics; bridging fuels; the green transition.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : At this pivotal point in history where we must drastically cut global green house gas emissions to curb the brunt of the climate crisis, fossil fuel infrastructure expansion continues to be prioritized by industry and governing institutions. This study examines one such initiative, namely the Baltic Pipe Project, which will transport natural gas from Norway, through Denmark to Poland. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Possible Implications of Mobility as a Service in a Mid-sized City : A Case Study of a Utility Company

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Sara Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Transport Systems; Sustainable Mobility; Mobility as a Service; Business Models; Circular Business Models; and Product-Service Systems; Hållbara Transport System; Hållbar Mobilitet; Mobility as a Service; Affärsmodell; Cirkulär Affärsmodell; och Produkt-Tjänste Service;

    Abstract : The human behaviour is the greatest source of greenhouse gas emissions, and according to the Paris Agreement, the transport sector should lower their emissions by 70 % compared to the year 2010. Today, many organizations seek competitive advantage from service-oriented business opportunities to create further value for customers by fulfilling their problem and need. READ MORE