Essays about: "global warming"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 601 essays containing the words global warming.

  1. 1. Reforestation & Marine Permaculture: Does the Method Affect the Willingness To Pay for Carbon Offsetting? A Randomised Contingent Valuation Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elice Fällström; August Schelin; [2020-07-24]
    Keywords : Carbon offsetting; Reforestation; Marine permaculture; Contingent valuation; Willingness to pay; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : Failing to limit global mean surface temperature rise to 1.5°C risks leading to irreversible environmental degradation. One measure to mitigate global warming is carbon offsetting through increasing biotic carbon sequestration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a Green Techno-Economic Paradigm - The implications of EUs strategy to finance a sustainable growth on industry dynamics from a neo-Schumpeterian perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Eric Lindh; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable finance; industry dynamics; techno-economic paradigms; innovation; disruption; creative destruction;

    Abstract : The consequences of climate change are becoming more and more evident. Environmentalshocks in terms of massive forest fires, ferocious cyclones and droughts have become morefrequent leading to mass migrations and business disruptions. It has now been declared that wehave reached a tipping point and that further global warming is inevitable. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental knowledge and motivated beliefs in flight consumption -An economic approach to cognitive dissonance and motivated reasoning

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Alexander Eriksson; Peter Stelleck; [2020-07-10]
    Keywords : Economics; Labeled choice experiment; Environmental knowledge; Cognitive dissonance; Motivated beliefs; Stated preferences; Conditional logit; Environment; Transport;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Empowering Civic Engagement in Energy Concepts : Design Implications for Citizen Participation

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Medieteknik

    Author : Valerie Hentschel; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainable energy transformation; municipal energy concepts; public participation; user research; digital participatory technology;

    Abstract : The threat of global warming calls for a major transformation of the energy system in the coming century. A positive and effective outcome of the development and implementation of municipal energy concepts relies heavily on public participation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Employing gamification to support sustainable food consumption : Analysis and Redesign of the Too Good To Go mobile app

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Thu Huong Nguyen; [2020]
    Keywords : consumer food waste; food interaction; persuasive design; green consumption; green design; green food technology; behavioral change; behavioral intervention; gamification; behavioral design; green gamification;

    Abstract : An estimated 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted every year, adding to the growing problem of CO2 emissions and global warming. Consequently, there is an urgent need to address this issue. READ MORE