Essays about: "Ecological"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1154 essays containing the word Ecological.

  1. 1. Ecology From Within: Ecocriticism and Allegory in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Word for World is Forest

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Joel Fransson; [2019-01-08]
    Keywords : ecology; nature; allegory; dualism;

    Abstract : This essay reads Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Word for World is Forest to explorewhether there is a connection between Cartesian dualism, allegorical reading, and environmentalistthought. To answer this the essay employs the philosophy and theoretical writings of Timothy Morton,namely The Ecological Thought and Ecology Without Nature. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ett grönt mellanrum i Gottsunda : om att lyfta dess upplevelsevärde och tydliggöra dess karaktär genom gestaltning

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Hanna Backmann; Hanna Sohl; [2019]
    Keywords : urban grönska; bostadsnära natur; upplevelsevärde; karaktär; naturupplevelse; grönstråk; gröna mellanrum;

    Abstract : Arbetet syftar till att uppmärksamma de bostadsnära och naturlika mellanrummens upplevelsevärden genom att undersöka karaktären och kvaliteter hos ett grönt mellanrum i Gottsunda. Med idéförslag i form av tillägg visar arbetet på hur mellanrummets karaktär kan förstärkas. I takt med att storstäderna växer minskar grönytorna. READ MORE

  3. 3. Correlations related to fuel usage patterns in rural Kenya : A comparison of local surveys to facilitate future local sustainable fuel actions.

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Agnes Eklund; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy; fuel; wood; charcoal; biogas; usage patterns; local solutions; Kenya; Energi; bränsle; trävirke; kol; biogas; förbrukningsmönster; lokala lösningar; Kenya;

    Abstract : Human activities affect the climate. If the utilization of fossil and other hazardous fuel methods is eliminated, it would reduce the impact on climate change. READ MORE

  4. 4. The inclusion of Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) in Integrated Assessment Models: Assessing legitimacy within published climate discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Guy Finkill; [2019]
    Keywords : BECCS; Discourse; Governance; IAMs; Legitimacy; Sustainable Development.;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the discourses identified in the literature that is critical to BECCS and its inclusion in IAMs used in the construction of RCP2.6 through a Foucauldian inspired discourse analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustained Asymmetries: Norrland and sustainable development as envisioned by the ecological modernization and environmental justice discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Lisa Diehl; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; media representations; Norrland; periphery; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The gap between rural and urban is widening in ways that reward urban lifestyles and undermine the interests of rural communities. The asymmetrical power relation between rural and urban is relevant in a Swedish context where Norrland, Sweden's northernmost region, is experiencing outmigration and cutbacks in welfare services all the while urban centers in southern Sweden attract innovation, economic capital and an inflow of young, educated people. READ MORE