Essays about: "sustainability science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 259 essays containing the words sustainability science.

  1. 1. The convergence of societal advancement and the education of future sustainability professionals: a solution-oriented approach to place-based environmental changes - A descriptive case study of the Master's course 'Strategic Environmental Development' of Lund University, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lindsey Zemler; [2016]
    Keywords : participatory sustainability research; sustainability research education; key competencies; stakeholder engagement; real-world learning; higher education; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Building sustainable, collaborative solutions to contemporary sustainability challenges requiresa new generation of future professionals or ‘change-agents,’ the engagement of non-academicstakeholders, and academic facilitation. Educational reform is needed in order to enhancestudents’ competencies in becoming effective sustainability professionals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Degrowth : stories we should tell : how do degrowth ideas spread in public discourses?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Hermine Bähr; [2016]
    Keywords : social change; critical discourse analysis; degrowth; sustainability science; framing; critical realism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Degrowth is an academic concept and activists' niche project in Europe and other early-industrialized parts of the world aiming to reframe the current sustainability challenge of declining environmental and unjust social conditions. Its emphasis is on the radical transformation of the current societal-economic structure in order to achieve inherently sustainable conditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Analysing the greening measures of CAP reform 2014-2020, through the agriculture stakeholders’ perceptions : a Swedish case study

    University essay from SLU/Department of Work Science, Business Economics, and Environmental Psychology

    Author : Swathi Chaganty; [2016]
    Keywords : CAP; greening measures; agriculture stakeholders perception; biodiversity loss; sustainability;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to understand the perceptions held by the Swedish stakeholders on the greening measures established in the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform 2014-2020. The study used the concepts of constructivism; ‘what’s the problem represented to be’, policy analysis tool as a framework; and finally viewed the greening measures and the related components of the reform from a broader perspective of agriculture sustainability discussed by Stuart Hill. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rosé tinted glasses? : how a new wine region can adopt existing low carbon practices

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ellen Redford; [2016]
    Keywords : England; sustainability science; wine industry; carbon footprint; theory of planned behaviour; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Decarbonising agriculture is vital to meet the global climate change target of limiting warming to below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. However, the agricultural sector is not a current focus for greenhouse gas reduction. The wine industry is growing and contributes to agricultural emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Does environmental information transparency lead to more collaborative governance in China? : an analysis of the IPE information database’s function in boundary spanning

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Siman Li; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainability science; collaborative governance; information; power relations; China; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : To promote more collaborative sustainable governance processes, environmental information transparency is required at all stages. As an authoritarian country with rapid economic growth, China has faced serious environmental degradations that threaten citizens’ daily life. READ MORE