Essays about: "greenhouse gas emissions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 492 essays containing the words greenhouse gas emissions.

  1. 1. THE ROLE OF POLITICAL TRUST ON POLICY ACCEPTABILITY AND PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR A CLIMATE TAX ON MEAT CONSUMPTION A Survey Experiment in Sweden and Turkey

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ecem Yavuz; [2020-07-03]
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    Abstract : Human consumption of meat, specifically ruminants, is argued to be one of the major drivers of climate change. Individual and societal behavioural changes are considered necessary to tackle the overconsumption of animal products. READ MORE

  2. 2. ARE WOMEN LEADERS OF NATURE? - a quantitative study on the effect of women’s political representation on environmental politics in European countries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Hillman; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : women’s political representation; environmental politics; gender differences; climate change legislation; environmental agreements; greenhouse gas emissions;

    Abstract : Environmental politics is becoming an increasingly important field because of severe issues like climate change. Research has argued that women care more for the environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy savings in multi-family building after using an innovative retrofitting package

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Kosmas Kasolas; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy savings; retrofitting; energy efficient measures; thermal insulation; multi family building;

    Abstract : The building sector is one of the sectors that consume the most energy in Sweden. In order to deal with this problem Swedish government aims to reduce the energy consumption in the building sector 50% by 2050. Another ambitious goal set by the Swedish government is zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mitigating climate change, one hamburger at a time : a discourse analysis of how MAX Burgers AB communicates their carbon offsetting — and how customers perceive it

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Andrews; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; climate change mitigation; carbon dioxide removal; green governmentality; ecological modernisation; civic environmentalism; conduct of conduct; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Carbon offsetting through forest sequestration in the Global South has become an increasingly common way for companies to mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions and thereby sell products and services with net zero emissions. In Sweden, fast food company MAX Burgers AB goes even further. READ MORE

  5. 5. A fossil-free Sweden in 2050, and the impact on Swedish emissions : A consumption-based scenarios approach

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekoteknik- och hållbart byggande

    Author : Chris Celis; [2020]
    Keywords : Consumption-based emissions; Sweden; emission scenarios;

    Abstract : Sweden has the goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions without increasing emissions abroad. This study uses consumption-based emissions data from the PRINCE-project to show where emissions from Swedish consumption take place and how large the share of fossil fuel emissions is. READ MORE