Essays about: "Coal Mine."

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  1. 1. Climate Justice Movement as Norm Entrepreneur in Global Politics : Creating an Alternative Future in Lützerath to Protest Coal Mining

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Sara-Lorena Mehl; [2022]
    Keywords : Social Movements; Global Norms; Norm Entrepreneurs; Everyday Utopias; Prefiguration;

    Abstract : This thesis argues that contemporary climate justice actions can present a case for how social movements and activists engage as norm entrepreneurs with global politics. Following a case-based approach (McKee, 2003) and combining perspectives of political science with anthropology, theoretical concepts of everyday utopias (Cooper, 2014) and prefiguration (Maeckelbergh, 2011b; 2014) are applied to the case of a village occupation in Germany against a lignite coal mine expansion. READ MORE

  2. 2. David vs. Coal-iath: Coalition-building in the anti-coal protests in Lützerath, Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Michael Reck; [2022]
    Keywords : social movements; coalition building; anti-coal; protest; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : For social movements to create social change they need to mobilize resources, seize political opportunities, and foster favourable discourses. To do so, they engage in coalition building processes to streamline their action and resources with related groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing Risk during Rapid Completion Projects A case study in remediation of a Svalbard settlement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Kaisa Nordlund; Elliot Moran; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Project Management; Remediation; Risk Management; Environmental Conservation; Svalbard; Coal Mine.;

    Abstract : Background and Problem statement: In the High Arctic on the Norwegian island of Svalbard, it was decided in 2016 to shut down the mining settlement called Svea, since coal prices had dropped, and it was no longer profitable to keep the settlement running. In order to discontinue operations there, the company that runs and owns the settlement, Store Norske Kullkompani Spitsbergen (SNSK), was required to comply with the Svalbard Environmental Protection Act (NO 79. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coal Mine Closures, Climate Change Scepticism and Elections: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Mining Employment Shocks on U.S. Elections

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Ross Murdoch; [2020]
    Keywords : Mining; Unemployment; Climate Change; Political Science; Elections;

    Abstract : Averting the worst effects of climate change requires large reductions in coal mining employment. The political impacts of coal mine closures have not been quantitatively studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mineralogical and Geochemical Study of Acid Mine Drainage from 100 Years of Coal Mining in Svalbard (78° N)

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Andreas Rehn; [2020]
    Keywords : Acid rock drainage; Acid mine drainage; coal mine waste; Pyrite; Arctic; Svalbard; Spitzbergen;

    Abstract : Waste rock piles from coal mining of tertiary bituminous coal in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, show sulfide oxidation and subsequent acid mine drainage (AMD) production. The aim was to establish deeper understanding of AMD prediction based on Mineralogy and Geochemistry of coal and AMD samples. READ MORE