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Visar resultat 11 - 15 av 191 uppsatser innehållade orden GHG emissions.

  1. 11. Agroforestry the Silver Bullet for Sustainable Agriculture? A multi-stakeholder analysis of Peru's Agroforestry Policy in fostering sustainable smallholder agriculture in the Amazon.

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Författare :Josefine Sjöberg; Sara Mantilla Jativa; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Key words: Agroforestry; Peru; Smallholders; Sustainable Agriculture.; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Over three-quarters of the world’s poor live in rural areas and many of them depend on agriculture to earn a living. In a context of climate change, Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) is addressed as one of the main sources of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. LÄS MER

  2. 12. Sustainable Investment Strategies : A Quantitative Evaluation of Sustainable Investment Strategies For Index Funds

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på avancerad nivå, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Författare :John Erikmats; Johan Sjösten; [2019]
    Nyckelord :ESG; CSR; investment strategies; sustainable investment strategies; sustainability; sustainable investments; sustainable finance; index funds; tracking-error; tracking-error minimization; ESG; CSR; investeringsstrategier; hållbara investeringsstrategier; hållbarhet; hållbara investeringar; hållbar finans; indexfonder; tracking-error; minimering av tracking-error;

    Sammanfattning : Modern society is faced with the complex and intractable challenge of global warming, along with other environmental issues that could potentially alter our way of life if not managed properly. Is it possible that financial markets and equity investors could have a huge part to play in the transformation towards a greener and more sustainable world? Previous studies about investment strategies regarding sustainability have for the most part been centered around possibly less objective ESG-scores or around carbon and GHG-emissions only, with little or no consideration for water usage and waste management. LÄS MER

  3. 13. Climate Impact from Operational Energy Use in Facilities & Households

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Författare :Eveline Haugaard; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Operational energy use; Climate impact; LCA methodology; Environmental evaluation of energy;

    Sammanfattning : In 2017, the Swedish Parliament voted for a climate aim which says Sweden should achieve zero net emissions of greenhouse gases in 2045. The building and construction sector is one of the sectors that needs to reduce it’s climate impact. As of 2016, 12. LÄS MER

  4. 14. Technological innovation and the environment: an analysis based on patent counts

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Författare :Gabriele Bindi; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Emissions; Technology; Patents; Environmental Kuznets Curve; OLS Fixed Effects; Business and Economics;

    Sammanfattning : The increasing concern on the present and future impact of climate change has raised the attention on the relationship between technology and the environment. The aim of this paper is to investigate the impact of green innovation on carbon emissions. LÄS MER

  5. 15. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Författare :Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Nyckelord :carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. LÄS MER