Search for dissertations about: "environmental problems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 861 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental problems.

  1. 1. Environmental research collaboration : Cross-sector knowledge production in environmental science

    Author : Joacim Rosenlund; William Hogland; Mats Benner; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Triple helix; quintuple helix; Mode 3; cross-sector research collaboration; interactive research; boundaries; knowledge production; relevance of research; environmental science; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science; Sociology; Sociologi; Ledarskap; entreprenörskap och organisation; Ledarskap; entreprenörskap och organisation;

    Abstract : Increased interaction between science and society is recognised as one of the characteristics of contemporary science. Solving the complex environmental problems of our day also necessitate such interactions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards sustainable shipping: Evaluating the environmental impact of electrofuels

    Author : Elin Malmgren; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; environmental assessment; LCA; emerging technology; marine fuels; human health; future fuel; sustainable shipping; carbon utilization; power-to-x; carbon capture;

    Abstract : The global, local, and regional environment is under pressure from human activity. Changes in the environment can be beneficial and strived for, but environmental and health problems need to be considered when we design human activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Karma of Products : Exploring the Causality of Environmental Pressure with Causal Loop Diagram and Environmental Footprint

    Author : Rafael Laurenti; Björn Frostell; Andrius Plepys; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Products; Environmental Pressure; Causal Loop Diagram; Environmental Footprint; Industrial Ecology; Industriell ekologi;

    Abstract : Environmental pressures from consumer products and mechanisms of predetermination were examined in this thesis using causal loop diagram (CLD) and life cycle assessment (LCA) footprinting to respectively illustrate and provide some indicators about these mechanisms. Theoretical arguments and their practical implications were subjected to qualitative and quantitative analysis, using secondary and primary data. READ MORE

  4. 4. The application of environmental requirements in procurement of road maintenance in Sweden

    Author : Charlotta Faith-Ell; Lennart Folkeson; Brian Atkin; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Environmental technology; green procurement; road maintenance; environmental management; environmental requirement; trucks; vehicles; Miljöteknik; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The Swedish Road Administration (SRA) is responsible for maintenance of the state-run roads in Sweden. The SRA also has an overarching responsibility for the state of the environment in the road transport sector. READ MORE

  5. 5. Toxic Textiles : Towards Responsibility in Complex Supply Chains

    Author : Natasja Börjeson; Magnus Boström; Mikael Karlsson; Sverker Molander; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Responsibility; Sustainability; Supply Chain Management; Governance; Responsibilisation; CSR; Complexity; Uncertainty; Chemicals; Textiles; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The governance of the environmental and health problems that follow in the wake of globalised trade is one of the great contemporary challenges. One of these challenges is the management of chemical pollution and associated risks, and one sector facing this challenge is the textile industry, which has complex supply chains spread across continents. READ MORE