Essays about: "objectives of environmental education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words objectives of environmental education.

  1. 1. Leading the blind A cross-country analysis of the effect of transparency on environmental performance

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Pernilla Graversen; [2017-07-07]
    Keywords : Transparency; Environmental Performance; Environmental Performance; Education; Trade Openness; Corruption; Governance; Principal-Agent;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether government transparency has anindependent effect on environmental performance. Transparency is being promoted by policymakers and international institutions alike as a key feature of good governance withthe potential to enhance environmental performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Home is where the Earth is : exploring the adoption of vernacular architecture in urban housing in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Neha Satheesan; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainable transition; social practice; urban housing; sustainability science; vernacular architecture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : India has yet to build 70% of the buildings that will exist in 2030. The housing industry in India has been growing rapidly in an effort to keep up with increasing urbanization, population growth and aspirational consumption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Agents of Change or Not? A Case Study of Earthchild Project in South Africa.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Amanda Norrlander; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Education for Sustainable Development; Agency; Empowerment; Drawing Method; Yoga; Hiking; Environmental Education;

    Abstract : This present case study is exploring whether an Education for Sustainable Development initiative, as exemplified by the South African Earthchild Project (ECP), which is focused on yoga, environmental education and hiking, can empower children and enhance their agency to become agents of change for Sustainable Development. With empowerment and agency theories as a backdrop, a quasi-experimental design is adopted. READ MORE

  4. 4. When money grows on trees-The case of beyond-compliance companies sourcing from the Amazon Rainforest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Maximilian Engel; [2016]
    Keywords : Amazon Rainforest; sustainable business; beyond-compliance companies; Performance Framework; Balanced Scorecard; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Amazon Rainforest is in grave danger of disappearing for good, due to a number of harmful economic activities, including land conversion for cattle ranching and monoculture, as well as unsustainable and illegal timber production. It has been shown, however, that the private sector has a crucial role in redressing socio-economic problems, causing deforestation and degradation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability Aspects in ICT Engineering Thesis Works

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT); KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT)

    Author : Mirwary Ahmad; Birgeet Kaur; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainable development; sustainability; ICT; environment; UKÄ; thesis work; SEMAT Essence; software; engineering; hållbar utveckling; hållbarhet; ICT; miljö; UKÄ; examensarbete; SEMAT Essence; mjukvaruutveckling;

    Abstract : An evaluation of thesis reports performed by students from the degree programme Computer Engineering, TIDAB, that was made by UKÄ, The Swedish Higher Education Authority, showed that there was a lack of consideration of environmental and sustainability aspects in the thesis reports, leading to many students not meeting the criteria in the degree objectives regarding this aspect. The purpose of this bachelor thesis is to improve students’ ability in considering the important aspects of sustainability in their thesis works, by providing them with guidelines which they can follow and implement during their thesis work that will enable them to reach the level ‘Very High Quality’. READ MORE