Essays about: "how to reduce carbon footprint"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words how to reduce carbon footprint.

  1. 1. The Environmental Kuznets Curve: Examining the relationship between income and technology-adjusted consumption-based CO2 emissions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Marieke van Beek; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental Kuznets Curve; CO2 emissions; Technology-adjustment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate whether countries succeed to reduce their contribution to global emissions when countries reach higher levels of income. As a result of rapid changes in international trade, a country’s emission responsibility goes beyond national borders, which should be adequately captured in their carbon footprint. READ MORE

  2. 2. Resistance Spot Welding of AlSi-coated Ultra High Strength Steel : An experimental study

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Kristofer Hjelmtorp; [2019]
    Keywords : RSW; resistance spot welding; usibor; boron steel;

    Abstract : The automotive industry of today faces ever harder requirements from regulatory bodies to increase the fuel efficiency, reduce the carbon footprint and increase the safety of their vehicles. The problem is being tackled in different ways; one of them being the use of innovative materials to reduce the overall weight while improving the crash safety of the vehicle. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knowledge base and perception on sustainability in the long-haul transport sector in Brazil

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Joel Svensson; [2018]
    Keywords : Brazil; eco-driving; Euro classes; Heavy duty transport; Scania; long-haulage; logistics service providers; sustainability; trucks; energy efficiency;

    Abstract : demand for truck transportation is increasing and in the shadow the CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions. In many parts of the world the majority of the transportation of goods is done by long-haulage trucks. More than 60% of all goods transported in Brazil are made by trucks (André Luiz Cunhaa, 2011). READ MORE

  4. 4. Home is where the Earth is : exploring the adoption of vernacular architecture in urban housing in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Neha Satheesan; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainable transition; social practice; urban housing; sustainability science; vernacular architecture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : India has yet to build 70% of the buildings that will exist in 2030. The housing industry in India has been growing rapidly in an effort to keep up with increasing urbanization, population growth and aspirational consumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Be the Change?" - Exploring the Environmental Mitigation Potential of Lifestyle Changes in Europe Using a Multi-Regional Input-Output Model

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekosystemteknik (CI); Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Ruben Lundström; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Consumption; Climate Mitigation; Lifestyles; Europe; MRIO; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Är det möjligt för konsumenter att vara förändringen man vill se i samhället, och därmed bidra till en hållbarare framtid? Med hjälp av en modell baserad på Multi-Regional Input-Output (MRIO) analys undersöks den miljömässiga potentialen av olika livsstilar i EU. Europeiska hushålls fotavtryck för koldioxid, toxicitet, vatten och land beräknas för olika konsumtionsmönster. READ MORE