Essays about: "local targets"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 essays containing the words local targets.

  1. 1. How do cities work with transformative change? Malmö’s and Copenhagen’s approach to energy efficiency in buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Paulina Lis; [2020]
    Keywords : cities; energy; energy efficiency; transitions; sustainability; buildings; green buildings; energy transitions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Global inefficient energy use poses a significant risk to climate change and air quality worldwide; therefore, there is an urgent need to transform today's energy system into one that is rooted in efficiency. The building sector represents an opportunity to reduce energy use and has the potential to unlock additional co-benefits. READ MORE

  2. 2. Day Zero: Communicating the water crisis in Cape Town, 2015-2018 : A qualitative study about the communication during the water crisis and how the public responded to the messages

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för miljö- och livsvetenskaper (from 2013)

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Water; water crisis; communication; South Africa; Day Zero; water use; Vatten; vattenkris; kommunikation; Sydafrika; Day Zero; vattenanvändning;

    Abstract : Stigande urbanisering och större befolkningar har ökat trycket på städer och deras förmågor att förse alla med de vardagstjänster som städerna vanligtvis har kapacitet att erbjuda. Att förse alla med dricksvatten är något som har blivit en utmaning då vattenanvändningen har stigit samtidigt som vattentillgången varierar beroende på nederbörd, och potentiellt minskat på grund av klimatförändringarna. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mobility-as-a-Service and Electrification of Transport : A Study on Possibilities and Obstacles for Mobility-as-a-Service in Stockholm and Implications for Electrification of Vehicles

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Albert Petersson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Increasing urbanization drives the need for cities to make transport more efficient, both to meet climate goals as well as creating an attractive living environment for its residents, with less congestion, noise and local pollution. As vehicles are increasingly electrified, further innovations will be needed in order to meet environmental, social and economic sustainability targets, and a more efficient use of vehicles and public transport is central in this endeavor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Barns självständiga mobilitet i staden : vägen till skolan

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Beata Willeborn; [2020]
    Keywords : barns självständiga mobilitet; barns i staden; skolvägen; utemiljö;

    Abstract : I dag har barn en begränsad rörelsefrihet i staden. Antalet barn som reser självständigt till skolan minskar och samtidigt ökar barns stillasittande. Arbetet syftar till att beskriva hur den fysiska miljön, påverkar barns självständiga mobilitet och hur den kan främjas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Keepin’ it Clean(tech) - Assessing South Africa’s cleantech ecosystem to improve a framework for Cleantech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems in Developing Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Rheanna Johnston; [2019]
    Keywords : Cleantech; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Innovation Ecosystems; Entrepreneurial Ecosystems; Developing Countries; South Africa; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis researched the Cleantech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem (CIEE) of South Africa with the dual aim to improve and operationalise a conceptual framework as well as to identify areas for intervention in the specific case of South Africa. Supporting the growth of cleantech solutions in developing countries and emerging economies can be an important driver of inclusive and sustainable industrial development, resulting in economic, social and environmental benefits at the local level and supporting the achievement of global environmental and human development targets. READ MORE