Essays about: "transport units"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 essays containing the words transport units.

  1. 1. Evaluating the Environmental Impact of a Product : Partial Life Cycle Assessment

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning; Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning

    Author : Lina Ek; Sanna Ström; [2020]
    Keywords : CO2-eq; climate change; cradle-to-grave; environmental impact; footprint; functional unit; green production; LCA; new product development; supply chain; sustainability; sustainable transport;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this research is to investigate how manufacturing organisations can decrease their environmental impact in the supply chain. To meet the purpose, two research questions were formulated:  1. How can a manufacturing organisation reduce its environmental impact caused by transportation?  2. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of Carbon Taxes on CO2 Emissions in the Nordic Countries: A Synthetic Control Analysis

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Ismael Moreno Martinez; [2020]
    Keywords : Carbon tax; Synthetic control; Environmental Policy; Climate Change;

    Abstract : This quasi-experimental study estimates the effects of transport fuel taxation reforms on CO2 emissions in Sweden and Finland through a synthetic strategy. Panel data from OECD countries is used to construct control units that closely resemble the treated countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dressing up the environmental potential for product-service systems: A comparative life cycle assessment on consumption in rental clothing vs. linear business models

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Emma Johnson; [2020]
    Keywords : product-service system; life cycle assessment; rental clothing; environmental impact; business model; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Business and Economics; Social Sciences; Science General;

    Abstract : Alternative business models such as product-service systems (PSSs) have been cited as a solution for the impacts from consumption and fast fashion, but there is a lack of evidence supporting the environmental claims of such business models for clothing. The research aimed to understand if rental clothing business models such as PSSs have the environmental benefits often purported by identifying ways to define the function of rental clothing, and quantifying the environmental impacts of rental clothing in a life cycle assessment (LCA). READ MORE

  4. 4. Major and trace element geochemical analysis of norites in the Hakefjorden Complex to constrain magma source and magma plumbing systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Geologiska institutionen

    Author : Aodhan Barrett; [2020]
    Keywords : Anorthosite; norite; Plagioclase; Hakefjorden Complex; Sweden; Trace Elements; Geochemistry; Magma Origin; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Major and trace element data taken from plagioclase crystals from anorthosites and related rock units in the Hakefjorden Complex located off the west coast of Sweden were investigated for the purposes of constraining magma chamber processes and the source of the magma. Although the anorthosite units were completely homogenous in regards to its chemistry, the plagioclase in the associated norite and ilmenite-leuconorite units showed substantial variation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Measuring environmental impact in humanitarian operations : A case study of an emergency response unit for water treatment and supply from a life cycle perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Klara Berggren Klara; [2020]
    Keywords : Environment; Environmental impact; Life cycle assessment; Humanitarian sector; Humanitarian operations; WaSH;

    Abstract : Increased extreme weather events caused by climate change and other environmental impacts, are affecting already vulnerable people predominantly. These are populations with the least resilience to disasters. READ MORE