Essays about: "governments intervention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the words governments intervention.

  1. 1. Assessment of Urban Sprawl in Mowe/Ibafo Axis of Ogun State using GIS Capabilities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Haruna Jimoh; [2020]
    Keywords : GIS; Urban sprawl; expansion; assessment; Shannon’s entropy; Mowe Ibafo; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban Sprawl is one of the challenges to urban development in many nations. Different aspects of the phenomenon have been researched with a view to providing solutions to myriad of ills attributed to it. For any meaningful intervention, however, assessment of development to ascertain sprawl is essential. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decarbonization of the building sector : A systematic map of the roadmaps, strategies and action plans for Net-zero and Net-positive energy buildings around the world

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Ajay Kumar Korpal; [2020]
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    Abstract : Buildings account for 36% of global final energy consumption and almost 40% of total direct and indirect CO2 emissions (IEA, 2019). Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) are an option to reduce both energy consumption and environmental emissions from the building sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does Reality Match Ambition? Multilevel governance of building energy efficiency in Brunnshög, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Kelly Delaney; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy efficiency; energy efficient buildings; multilevel governance; policy ambitions; policy implementation; Science General;

    Abstract : Improving energy efficiency in buildings is an important part of the EU’s ambitions to address climate change and other environmental, social and economic challenges. This is a role that is traditionally taken on by varying levels of governments, each level addressing elements that fall within their areas of jurisdiction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analyzing GHG Emissions Reduction Effects and Potentials of Fossil Fuels Subsidies Reform Policy in Iran

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Hodjat Arabi; [2019]
    Keywords : Fossil fuels; Fossil fuels subsidies; Fossil fuels subsidies reform; GHG emissions; Energy consumption; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Fossil fuels subsidies are intervention policies by governments to keep energy prices lower than the market price which leads to an increase in energy consumptions and GHG emissions. Iran provides the largest amount of fossil fuels consumption subsidies in the world, but it implemented the Targeted Subsidies Act to reform its subsidies and increase energy carriers’ end-user prices. READ MORE

  5. 5. China's Social Credit System and Pro-Environmental Behaviour

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Michael Small; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Pro-Environmental Behaviour; Environmental Behaviour Models; Environmental Intervention Strategies; China Social Credit System; Surveillance.;

    Abstract : Climate change is an enormous challenge which, if not addressed will have detrimental impacts across the globe. This problem is largely produced by human behaviour. Therefore, strategies aimed at influencing behaviour are necessary in addressing this issue. READ MORE