Essays about: "sustainability science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 261 essays containing the words sustainability science.

  1. 1. Climate in mind - climate-adapted neighborhood design : a case study from Nyhamnen in Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anna-Lena Sauer; [2017]
    Keywords : Malmö; Nyhamnen; SymbioCity Approach; Sustainability Science; urban green spaces; multifunctional space; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities affected by the impacts of climate change have to find new ways to adapt to the variability in weather patterns, such as heavy rainfalls and storms. The coastal city Malmö, a former industrial city, aims to be carbon neutral by 2020 and provided by 100 percent renewable energies in 2030. READ MORE

  2. 2. Change put to work. A degrowth perspective on unsustainable work, postwork alternatives and politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Maja Hoffmann; [2017]
    Keywords : critique of work; unsustainability; postwork alternatives; politics; degrowth; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Unsustainability is persistent despite growing awareness that the industrial way of life, its modes of production and consumption need to be transformed. In academic sustainability contexts, however, attention is rarely paid to how industrial societies basically operate and how our everyday life is implicated beyond the usual suspect: consumerism. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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