Selaus koulutusohjelman mukaan kokoelmassa VäitöskirjatSchool of Energy Systems, Ympäristötekniikka

    • Actors in Sustainability Transitions 

      Koistinen, Katariina
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 26.04.2019)
      The world is experiencing serious sustainability challenges, such as climate change and the loss of biodiversity. To respond to these sustainability challenges, there is a need for societies throughout the world to make ...
    • Artificial intelligence technology acceptance framework for energy systems analysis 

      Buah, Eric
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 28.01.2022)
      This article-based PhD dissertation contributes to the state-of-the-art knowledge development of applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Energy Systems, with a focus on the phenomenon of social acceptance. It ...
    • Assessing the climate resilience of cropping systems through response diversity 

      Kaseva, Janne
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 24.02.2023)
      Northern agriculture faces a rapidly changing climate with increased weather variability. Diversification can reduce the sensitivity of crops to disturbances and foster their capacity to adapt and transform. Increased ...
    • Climate change mitigation potential of Finnish households through consumption changes 

      Claudelin, Anna
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 29.10.2021)
      In order to achieve the universal goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 ℃ above the preindustrial level, human beings must take action in all sectors. Approximately 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions are related to ...
    • Decoupling protein production from agricultural land use 

      Sillman, Jani
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 03.12.2021)
      Global food production faces significant challenges owing to the growing population and limited resources including land and freshwater. Animal protein production consumes a major proportion of globally produced food ...
    • Developing handprints to enhance the environmental performance of other actors 

      Lakanen, Laura
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 24.03.2023)
      Major environmental challenges, such as water scarcity and quality issues, excess use of virgin nutrients, air pollution and global climate change, have given rise to an urgent need to reduce the environmental impacts of ...
    • Environmental impacts of the utilisation of challenging plastic-containing waste 

      Khan, Md.Musharof Hussain
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 01.12.2022)
      The current economy is primarily based on the concept of a linear economy, which results in negative impacts on the environment, human health, and over-dependency on resources. Shifting towards a circular economy could ...
    • Environmental sustainability of geopolymer composites 

      Abdulkareem, Mariam
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 03.12.2021)
      Portland cement (PC) production is resource-intensive and contributes 4–8% of global CO2 emissions. The quest for reduced CO2 emissions from PC production has led to the development of geopolymer binders. Geopolymers are ...
    • Identifying needs and ways to integrate sustainability into energy degree programmes 

      Mälkki, Helena
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta University of Technology, 07.12.2018)
      This dissertation focuses on the changes needed in energy education in order to integrate sustainability into the courses of energy degree programmes at technical universities. Education is an important driver of and energy ...
    • Identifying the influence of an operational environment on environmental impacts of waste management 

      Liikanen, Miia
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 13.12.2019)
      Ever-increasing waste generation, resource depletion and awareness of adverse environmental impacts all factor into the growing application of life cycle assessment (LCA) as a method for evaluating the potential environmental ...
    • Implementation of circular economy in regional strategies 

      Vanhamäki, Susanna
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 22.12.2021)
      One proposed solution to the sustainability crisis is to pursue a circular economy, which is a regenerative economic system that aims to design out waste while keeping products and materials in use for as long as possible. ...
    • Long-term evolution of greenhouse gas emissions from municipal solid waste management 

      Hupponen, Mari
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 17.11.2023)
      Municipal solid waste (MSW) management concerns the everyday lives of each of us. This dissertation focuses on greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) of MSW management with household and commercial waste. Waste fractions of mixed ...
    • Sustainable recovery of nitrogen from sewage sludge 

      Saud, Ali
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 18.12.2023)
      The growing population and urbanization have increased the need for wastewater treatment alongside concerns about the disposal of the resulting sewage sludge. On the other hand, food scarcity and the reduction of fossil ...
    • The interconnections of lock-in mechanisms in the forest-based bioeconomy transition towards sustainability 

      Luhas, Jukka
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 12.12.2022)
      Complex systems and changes in their structures and processes directed towards more sustainable practices have been increasingly investigated. However, such transitions towards sustainability have often been hindered by ...