Environment
Project
March 12, 2021

Evaluation of the social and environmental impacts of the production of biodiesel from recycling waste cooking oils

In this project, the national market for biodiesel will be studied from both the demand and the supply side before performing a Life-Cycle Analysis (LCA) of biodiesel production from recycling waste cooking oils. The project will also consider the externalities and the social-economic impacts generated by this production and include a discussion of the results and implications for policy-making.

Funded by: Prio

Researchers: Maria Antonieta Cunha e Sá, Carina Silva, Renato Rosa, Ana Faria

Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center

Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center

Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center develops applied research and provides policy advice in environmental and natural resources economics.

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7. Affordable and clean energy
Environment
Opinion Article
SDG
13

Buying and selling carbon credits from nature, a good deal to support biodiversity conservation and restoration efforts?

The use of carbon credits from nature to finance conservation and restoration efforts are growing. This approach holds incredible potential, on paper, but has major challenges to overcome — our MSc. Student Pierre-Guillaume Amiel explores this further in this article. Maze-Impact is a venture by Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Nova SBE's corporate partner.

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Environment
Opinion Article
SDG
7
12
13

The Renewable Energy Sources Act: From words to actions

Karl Marx once said that, until now, philosophers limited themselves to interpret the world; however, the goal is to change it. And change is necessary – human beings reached the current state of evolution due to their capacity to adapt and overcome. This article explores climate change, all its associated consequences and potential solutions. Now, it’s our job to act rather than to react.

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Environment
Project
SDG
13
14

Gulbenkian Oceans Initiative Iniciativa Gulbenkian Oceans

This project aims at determining the economic value of some of the ocean's benefits to Portugal.

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