Essays about: "regime and climate theory]"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words regime and climate theory].

  1. 1. Something wicked this way comes: Authoritarian discourses of global warming and future-creation in Syria between the years 2011-2015

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ruben Ritzén; [2016]
    Keywords : authoritarian discourses; climate change; authoritarianism; future-creation; Syria; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Grounded in the discipline of climate politics, this theory-developing study (based on the work of Ben Anderson (2010)) is a first attempt towards expanding his analysis of future-creation in liberal countries to also include an authoritarian state. This is done by roughly sketching out the ways in which the Syrian al-Assad regime talks about futures related to anthropogenic global warming and/or its consequences. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the road to sustainability : exploring transition and transport planning in Oslo, Norway

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Marius Sandvoll Weschke; [2016]
    Keywords : transport planning; Sustainability Science; hypermobility; Oslo; multi level perspective; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Achieving climate change mitigation targets requires a drastic cut in emissions from the transport sector – a huge challenge for regions where a heavily road-based mobility is already established, and where emissions have steadily increased for the past 20 years. Expectations of highly efficient, fast and ever-increasing mobility adds to the challenge. READ MORE

  3. 3. Taking the transformation pathway : food waste prevention measures in day-care centres in Copenhagen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anja Heidenreich; [2015]
    Keywords : sustainability science; transformation pathway; food waste regime; food waste; food waste prevention; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : We are currently using the planet’s limited resources in a very unsustainable way: around one-third of all food produced for human consumption is wasted each year, which has immense environmental, social and economic consequences. Even though ranked as one of the most sustainable countries in the world, Denmark still wastes annually food worth €1. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate Change and State Responsibility - Migration as a Remedy?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Lana Goral; [2014]
    Keywords : international refugee law; Public international law; theory of international law; state responsibility; migration; climate change; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Konsekvenserna av klimatförändringarna blir allt tydligare och det finns en bred enighet om att det kommer att påverka små östater i en så stor utsträckning att det kan tvinga hela befolkningar att migrera. Då frågan om klimatbetingad migration till stor är del oreglerad, syftar denna uppsats till att undersöka om stater skulle kunna utkräva statsansvar för bristande åtgärder för att bromsa växthuseffekten, om ett migrationsprogram skulle kunna beviljas som en form av åtgärd, samt om en stat praktiskt skulle kunna utkräva sådant ansvar. READ MORE

  5. 5. Giving the green light : analysis of transition management within the Dutch energy transition

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Marten Frederik Verheugt; [2014]
    Keywords : renewable energy; sustainability science; transition theory; co-evolution; feed-in tariff; policy evaluation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Investing in renewable energy sources (RES) is one pivotal way to ensure future energy sustainability that also mitigates climate change. The EU has committed to increase the share of renewable energy (RE), and has tasked member states with targets. READ MORE