Essays about: "Energy justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the words Energy justice.

  1. 1. Energy poverty and the elderly-care: Exploring energy poverty in the elderly-care through case studies with social welfare organizations in Taiwan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Tzu Ling Kuo; [2020]
    Keywords : Science General;

    Abstract : The topic of energy poverty has recently gained prominence amongst researchers and academia in Taiwan within the context of rising energy prices and low emission energy transitions. Social welfare organizations (SWOs) that provide 24-hour residence and care for vulnerable populations, such as the elderly and disabled, highly depend on various energy services and are likely to be significantly affected due to rising energy prices, adding to their existing financial pressure. READ MORE

  2. 2. There is no sun without shadow : investigating the attitudes towards California’s new solar energy mandate

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Krisjanis Rudus; [2020]
    Keywords : solar; attitudes; mandate; energy transition; discourse analysis; California; energy security; entrepreneurial self; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As the current energy system dependency on fossil fuels continues to perpetuate environmental harms, endangers economic stability and exaggerates international conflicts, there has been a growing momentum for a transition towards more sustainable forms of energies. When it comes to policies that aim towards a shift in energy systems, California has been recognized as one of the flagship regions in such solutions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Burning the woods and flooding the slums : examining the socio-economic and environmental burden of wood charcoal in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Laura Maja Stenbæk Fløytrup; [2020]
    Keywords : Cooking fuels; Energy Justice; Supply chains; Good Governance; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Wood charcoal is the main source of energy for cooking in urban Sub-Saharan Africa. It is widely known that charcoal production causes numerous environmental impacts, such as deforestation and environmental degradation. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Potential of Narratives - A Study of Two Wind Energy Projects in Germany

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Julian Timon Jonas; Valerian Stoeger; [2020]
    Keywords : wind energy; Social acceptance; Community acceptance; Procedural justice; Information in wind energy projects; Narratives; Narratives in stakeholder engagement; Narratives in dialogue;

    Abstract : Wind energy projects in Germany increasingly struggle to attain local acceptance, therefore, the German energy transition towards renewables is challenged. Research has shown that trust and measures of distributive and procedural justice, especially the information conveyed in wind energy projects, are necessary components to gain community acceptance. READ MORE

  5. 5. We own this power! : How a rural community in Indonesia uphold energy justice to harness a hybrid solar-wind energy plant and unlock capabilities.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sarah Aon Abdullah; [2020]
    Keywords : community energy; renewable energy; energy justice; capabilities approach; energy transition; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Indonesia, as per their stance on the Paris Agreement and social development goals (SDG), has been on a winding journey to meet their renewable energy targets. In providing the national electricity, the state electricity company (PLN) is still deriving more than 70% of its energy sources from coal and oil As per 2018, only up to 8% of on-grid power is generated from renewable energy sources, and this percentage has decreased by half between 2010 and 2018. READ MORE