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CarbonKit

Laura Guzman, Stephen Makonin, Alex Clapp
2019 Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Social Sensing - SocialSense'19  
Ubiquitous technology platforms have been created to track and improve health and fitness; similar technologies can help individuals monitor and reduce their carbon footprints.  ...  Protocols for safeguarding security, privacy and individuals control over their own data are essential to the design of the CarbonKit.  ...  Section 6.3 of this study describes in further detail an initial conceptual framework for a dashboard.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3313294.3313385 dblp:conf/cpsweek/FloresMC19 fatcat:zvaundmbw5bixeln7nh4rrhhaq

AnonPri: An efficient anonymous private authentication protocol

Md. Endadul Hoque, Farzana Rahman, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed
2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom)  
To support multiple levels of granularity for the released contextual data, the obfuscation procedure uses an ontological description that states the granularity of object type instances.  ...  The EcoDrive application runs on Apple iPhone running the iOS operating system and is programmed in Objective C. The data stored on the application side uses Apple's Core Data framework.  ...  Ahamed, He Zhang and Lin Liu, "Design and implementation of an open framework for ubiquitous carbon footprint calculator applications", Farzana Rahman, Casey O'Brien, Kristine Manning, Jason Cowdy, Sheikh  ... 
doi:10.1109/percom.2011.5767573 dblp:conf/percom/HoqueRA11 fatcat:jmt6236qizccfa4rdjouv2uwga

The Carbon Footprint Model as a Plea for Cities towards Energy Transition: The Case of Algiers Algeria

Hachaichi Mohamed Nour El-Islem, Baouni Tahar
2019 Zenodo  
The aim of this contribution is to estimate the carbon deficit of the City of Algiers, Algeria, using the Ecological Footprint Model (carbon footprint).  ...  The aim of this research is to show that the Carbon Footprint Assessment might be a relevant indicator to design sustainable strategies/policies striving to reduce CO2 by setting in motion the energy consumption  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to think the APRUE agency for data availability about Algiers' energy consumption.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2702585 fatcat:udytymogsrhqvhid54iq4vwnua

Theoretical exploration for the combination of the ecological, energy, carbon, and water footprints: Overview of a footprint family

Kai Fang, Reinout Heijungs, Geert R. de Snoo
2014 Ecological Indicators  
On the basis of literature review in related fields, the ecological, energy, carbon, and water footprints are employed as selected indicators to define a footprint family.  ...  A deeper understanding of the connections and interactions between different footprints is required in an attempt to support policy makers in the measurement and choice of environmental impact mitigation  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the two anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2013.08.017 fatcat:ikfjqd34svgt5gflovuwc73ui4

The Potential of IT for Corporate Sustainability

Stefan Hack, Christian Berg
2014 Sustainability  
However, the understanding of the potential of IT for corporate sustainability poses an interesting and valuable research topic.  ...  Business applications need to provide informational transparency on all kinds of financial, environmental and social indicators, both within the enterprise and along the value chain; they need to support  ...  The solution has been designed to cover carbon, water and also other emission types (e.g., waste); at this stage, however, only the calculation of carbon emissions has been implemented.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su6074163 fatcat:epnzafv6vncytlqaowe3yngcla

Implementation of the New European Bauhaus Principles as a Context for Teaching Sustainable Architecture

Kajetan Sadowski
2021 Sustainability  
MJ/m2), embodied carbon footprint (CO2eq/m2), use of rainwater and gray water (% of demand), use of mains water (% of demand), local production of vegetables and fruit (% of demand).  ...  The paper presents a statistical summary of the achieved values for individual indicators, the progress achieved, exemplary design solutions, and the assessment of the methodology used.  ...  Author would also like to thank Christopher for offering his property for the eco-design of a small community, communicating his expectations and providing ideas and valuable comments for potential development  ... 
doi:10.3390/su131910715 fatcat:676ezhkvu5dfbatcb3nuznxtoa

Towards a universal carbon footprint standard: A case study of carbon management at universities

Oliver J. Robinson, Adam Tewkesbury, Simon Kemp, Ian D. Williams
2018 Journal of Cleaner Production  
In proposing this methodology, carbon footprinting is made more applicable to higher education institutions (since existing standards are designed for generality and for profit-driven organisations) and  ...  carbon footprinting and iii) the reliability and comparability of data compiled by institutions.  ...  The authors are also grateful to the Estates and Facilities Department at the University of Southampton for their financial contribution to this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.02.147 fatcat:we4y64tay5a7vb7vud4humx2am

Applying the Project Management Cost Estimating Standard to Carbon Footprinting

Seyyed Amin Terouhid, Charles J. Kibert, Maryam Mirhadi Fard
2012 Journal of Sustainable Development  
A carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions generated by an entity over a specific time period or lifecycle.  ...  In this paper we propose an approach to carbon footprinting in which the amount of one or more types of carbon gas emissions can be estimated.  ...  Acknowledgements Publication of this article was funded in part by the University of Florida Open-Access Publishing Fund.  ... 
doi:10.5539/jsd.v5n10p1 fatcat:wmb5rfz4afabhcb6ukzcxqu6ee

Green IoT: An Investigation on Energy Saving Practices for 2020 and Beyond

Rushan Arshad, Saman Zahoor, Munam Ali Shah, Abdul Wahid, Hongnian Yu
2017 IEEE Access  
Finally, we consider a case study of very important aspect of IoT, i.e., smart phones and we provide an easy and concise view for improving the current practices to make the IoT greener for the world in  ...  , and design of energy efficient policies.  ...  industry but notable concerns of energy efficiency and carbon footprints need to be addressed for IoT to become an extensive technology.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2017.2686092 fatcat:n6ofdpgfkvbobos7wjrj63tqxa

Evaluating Sustainable Energy Potentials through Carbon Emission Assessment of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the Global South: a case in Wula, CRS Nigeria [article]

Justin Udie, Subhes Bhattacharyya
2020 Figshare  
The analysis indicates that SMEs spend $13,563.4 annually on fossil fuel-basedenergy and consume 33,215 litres of petrol/annum; and an estimated carbon footprint of 76,891.0642KgCO2e (equivalent of 76.89106  ...  and economic consequences.This project evaluates the potential of sustainable energy in SMEs for minimizing carbon footprint andaccelerating the energy transition in a local community of Wula, Nigeria  ...  Estimating Carbon footprint of SMEs The combine carbon footprint of selected SMEs stands at 8,089.747 kgCO2e (equivalent of 8.089 tCO2e) per annum; implying an emission of 505.609 KgCO2e/SME/annum.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12611075.v1 fatcat:bbmh44smvfeynefdxxhc6yhlma

Exploring the economic value of a cloud computing solution and its contribution to green IT

Dietmar Nedbal, Mark Stieninger
2014 International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management  
This paper is a revised and expanded version of a paper entitled 'An examination of the economic value and contribution to energy efficiency of SaaS solutions: the case of e-invoicing' presented  ...  Results from this case indicate that both costs and carbon dioxide emissions can be reduced by more than a half by using an integrated cloud computing solution with still potential remaining when integrating  ...  Acknowledgements Parts of this work emerged from the research project OptiCloud.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijbpim.2014.060605 fatcat:omhduiijyrhennb3bq7e3tsjxu

Graphene Nanoribbon Based Complementary Logic Gates and Circuits

Yande Jiang, Nicoleta Cucu Laurenciu, He Wang, Sorin D. Cotofana
2019 IEEE transactions on nanotechnology  
For an effective FA implementation, we introduce a 3-input MAJORITY gate, which apart of being able to directly compute FA's carry-out is an essential element in the implementation of error correcting  ...  Then, we seek GNR dimensions and gate topologies required for the design of 1-, 2-, and 3-input graphene-based Boolean gates, validate the proposed gates by means of SPICE simulation, which makes use of  ...  For an effective FA implementation we design a 3-input MAJORITY gate, which apart of being able to directly compute FA's Carry-Out is an essential element in the implementation of Error Correcting Codes  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnano.2019.2903480 fatcat:ppphnizamjdlrmkmefbqnldh6m

A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Meat Trays Made of Various Packaging Materials

Daniel Maga, Markus Hiebel, Venkat Aryan
2019 Sustainability  
The scope of the LCA study included the production of the tray and the end-of-life stage. The production of meat, the filling of the tray with meat and the tray sealing were not taken into account.  ...  In light of the debate on the circular economy, the EU strategy for plastics, and several national regulations, such as the German Packaging Act, polymeric foam materials as well as hybrid packaging (multilayered  ...  Acknowledgments: The life cycle analysis presented in this paper stems from the research conducted for the project "A comparative life cycle assessment of meat trays made of various packaging materials  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11195324 fatcat:jccehbhpovc4zbuyec32dtrm6a

Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Centralized and Decentralized Water Reclamation with Resource Recovery Strategies in Leh Town, Ladakh, India, and Potential for Their Reduction in Context of the Water–Energy–Food Nexus

Mounia Lahmouri, Jörg E. Drewes, Daphne Gondhalekar
2019 Water  
Potential sources of reduction of GHG emissions through sludge and biogas utilization have been identified and quantified to seize their ability to mitigate the carbon footprint of the water and wastewater  ...  Further, it is shown that decentralizing wastewater management in Leh town has the least carbon footprint during both construction and operation phases.  ...  This work was supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in the framework of the Open Access Publishing Program.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w11050906 fatcat:qwrkiczzyzcahbij2csbnbuiee

Green Cloud Computing: A Literature Survey

Laura-Diana Radu
2017 Symmetry  
These technologies have the potential to improve energy efficiency and to reduce carbon footprints and (e-)waste. These features can transform cloud computing into green cloud computing.  ...  Overview of Cloud Computing Cloud computing has become an important paradigm because it offers dynamic, high-capacity computing capabilities, including access to complex applications and data archiving  ...  [100] designed an application controller that allows an improvement in the trade-off between Quality of Service (QoS) and carbon footprint reduction by adopting a strategy appropriate to the specific  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym9120295 fatcat:zvhyp3axsfgivb2sahvoxeojrm
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