Search for dissertations about: "Göran Finnveden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words Göran Finnveden.

  1. 1. On the possibilities of life-cycle assessment : development of methodology and review of case studies

    Author : Göran Finnveden; Helias Udo de Haes; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Life-cycle assessment (LCA) studies the environmental aspects and potential impacts throughout a product's life from raw material acquisition, through production, use and disposal.Different aspects and limitations of LCA methodology are discussed. New methods for describing landfilling and incineration of solid waste in LCAs are suggested. READ MORE

  2. 2. Valuation of environmental impacts and its use in environmental systems analysis tools

    Author : Sofia Ahlroth; Göran Finnveden; Lars Drake; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; valuation; weighting; ecosystem services; elimate change; impact assessment; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Valuation of environmental impacts in monetary terms is a both difficult and controversial undertaking. However, the need to highlight the value of ecosystem services in policy decisions has become more and more evident in the face of climate change and diminishing biodiversity in the sea and other ecosystems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental Impacts of Electronic Media : A Comparison of a Magazine’s Tablet and Print Editions

    Author : Mohammad Ahmadi Achachlouei; Göran Finnveden; Åsa Moberg; Elisabeth Hochschorner; Stig Irving Olsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; electronic media; tablet computer; print media; magazine; information and communication technology ICT ; Internet; energy use; environmental impacts; life cycle assessment LCA ;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to assess potential environmental impacts of electronic media distribution and consumption—from a life cycle perspective—as compared to those of print media.The thesis consists of a cover essay and two papers appended at the end of the thesis. The cover essay summarizes the papers and puts them in context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring the Effects of ICT on Environmental Sustainability: From Life Cycle Assessment to Complex Systems Modeling

    Author : Mohammad Ahmadi Achachlouei; Åsa Moberg; Göran Finnveden; Lorenz M. Hilty; Chris Preist; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Information and communication technology ICT ; sustainability assessment; electronic media; tablet; print media; magazine; Internet; energy; environmental impact; life cycle assessment LCA ; System Dynamics; agent-based modeling; differential equations; simulation modeling; complex and dynamic systems modeling; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik IKT ; hållbarhetsbedömning; elektroniska media; surfplatta; tryckta media; tidskrift; Internet; energi; miljöpåverkan; simulering; differentialekvationer; modellering av komplexa och dynamiska system; System Dynamics; livscykelanalys LCA ; agentbaserad modellering; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology; Tillämpad matematik och beräkningsmatematik; Applied and Computational Mathematics;

    Abstract : The production and consumption of information and communication technology (ICT) products and services continue to grow worldwide. This trend is accompanied by a corresponding increase in electricity use by ICT, as well as direct environmental impacts of the technology. Yet a more complicated picture of ICT’s effects is emerging. READ MORE

  5. 5. Enabling socio-technical transitions – electric vehicles and high voltage electricity grids as focal points of low emission futures

    Author : Martin Albrecht; Åsa Svenfelt; Göran Finnveden; Jonas Åkerman; Anna Kramers; Måns Nilsson; Anna Bergek; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Socio-technical system; innovation system; transition; MLP; TIS; low emission future; electric vehicles; high voltage transmission grid; Sweden; Norway; Denmark; Finland; United Kingdom; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Today humankind is facing numerous sustainability challenges that require us to question CO2 intensive practices like those present in the transport and energy sector. To meet those challenges, many countries have adopted ambitious climate targets. Achieving such targets requires an understanding of the wider socio-technical context of transitions. READ MORE