Essays about: "planetary boundaries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 essays containing the words planetary boundaries.

  1. 1. Emotional reactions to climate change and associated coping strategies: a grounded theory study on graduate students of sustainability-related programmes

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Uppsala centrum för hållbar utveckling, CSD Uppsala

    Author : Uladzislau Zubkevich; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Emotions; Coping strategies; Climate change; Students; Grounded theory;

    Abstract : Climate change is happening. Yet this phenomenon does not only concern the environment, but also has various notable and important psychological implications for individuals in particular and society in general. READ MORE

  2. 2. Eco-efficiency in Swedish dairy farms : incorporating sustainability into the measure of eco-efficiency

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Elin Martinsson; [2020]
    Keywords : dairy farms; eco-efficiency; environmental pressures; planetary boundaries;

    Abstract : This thesis introduces a novel method to incorporate absolute values of GHG emissions into the measure of eco-efficiency. The aim is to assess eco-efficiency in Swedish dairy farms and adjusting the scores towards a threshold of absolute levels of GHG emissions using the proposed method. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ecolometer - An environmental sales tool

    University essay from KTH/Marina system

    Author : Arvid Larsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Naval Architecture; Sustainability; Maritime Industry; Sales processes; Environmental thinking; Propulsion systems; Product Environmental Footprint; Environmental decision-making; Skeppsdesign; Hållbarhet; Maritima Sektorn; Skeppsbyggnad; Säljprocesser; Miljötänk; Framdrivningssystem; Miljöbeslut; Livscykelanalys;

    Abstract : Sustainability thinking and environmental questions are often in the center of news today. Our planet is changing and us humans need to change our lifestyle in order to avoid potentially devastating events. New laws and regulations, along with new sustainability goals, are constantly arriving around the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integrating planetary boundaries into the life cycle assessment of electric vehicles : A case study on prioritising impact categories through environmental benchmarking in normalisation and weighting methods when assessing electric heavy-duty vehicles

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Ida Pehrson; [2020]
    Keywords : Life Cycle Assessment; Heavy-Duty Vehicles; Electric Vehicle; Normalisation; Weighting; Planetary Boundaries; Livscykelanalys; tunga transporter; elektriska fordon; normalisering; viktning; planetära gränser;

    Abstract : The transport sector is facing great challenges for achieving development within the Earth’s boundaries. Currently, LCA studies on heavy- and medium-duty vehicles have mainly assessed the ‘well-to-wheel’ stage and the impact category climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Nuclear Option : A Global Sustainability Appraisal of Civil Nuclear Energy

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för byggnadsteknik, energisystem och miljövetenskap

    Author : Sebastian Arnström; [2020]
    Keywords : nuclear power; solar power; wind power; sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable energy development; sustainability of nuclear power; nuclear accidents; nuclear weapons proliferation; nuclear fuel depletion;

    Abstract : Energy production systems are essential for human progress. They fuel the technologies that underpin economic growth and are prerequisite for efficient food production, education and healthcare. On the flip side, they also incur substantial eco-social costs. READ MORE