Essays about: "Environmental attitudes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 187 essays containing the words Environmental attitudes.

  1. 1. Political Climate : How Environmental Attitudes relates to Support for Radical Right-wing Parties in the Nordic Countries

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Agnes Duregård; [2019]
    Keywords : Radical right-wing parties; Nordic countries; environmental attitudes; post-materialist values; Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; populism; environmentalism;

    Abstract : The Nordic countries are geographically, culturally and politically close, and have all witnessed an upsurge in support for radical right-wing parties over the past decades. Although the five parties: the Danish People’s Party, the Finns Party, the Icelandic Progressive Party, the Norwegian Progress Party, and the Sweden Democrats, are different when it comes to party history and how accepted they have been by other parties, they are today similar in their anti-immigration rhetoric, their critique of the established elites and to some extent their welfare chauvinism. READ MORE

  2. 2. The tangled roots of the sea : The complexities of mangrove conservation in Peninsular Malaysia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Kristina Arnaudova; [2018]
    Keywords : Mangroves; conservation; New Environmental Paradigm; emotional affinity towards nature; Corporate Social Responsibility; Malaysia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis studies what triggers people’s environmental attitude using theories of the New Environmental Paradigm (NEP) and emotional affinity towards nature. Having looked at the case of a nature park in Kuala Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia carrying out mangrove rehabilitation and conservation, I also aimed to investigate the institutional interrelations and how these combined with environmental attitudes to influence the management of the park. READ MORE

  3. 3. Building a circular economy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Eray Eryilmaz; Simon Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Reuse; DfD; LCA; LCC.; Technology and Engineering; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The construction sector is one of the biggest contributors to global CO2 emissions and buildings account for a significant part of the energy use in Sweden. Population growth in combination with economic development is putting more pressure on the environment, resulting in escalating consumption trends and larger quantities of raw material extraction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Citizenship and Environmental Sustainability - A Survey Study on Swedish Lund University Students

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Giulia De Stefano; [2018]
    Keywords : environmental sustainability; environment; citizenship; students; survey; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Throughout the pursuit of environmental sustainability, the attention placed on governments’ responsibility to reduce environmental degradation has progressively decreased and rather, began focusing on the attitudes and behaviours of individuals. Overtime, this increasing attention placed on the individual highlighted the central role which citizens have in creating and pushing for a sustainable society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sanitizing Argentina: Hegemonic Whiteness in the Europe of South America

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Rachel Elfant; [2018]
    Keywords : Argentina; coloniality; environment; Europe; hegemonic whiteness; identity; immigration; underdevelopment; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines underlying perceptions in Argentina about European culture, class, and environment. In contemporary Argentina, the population is made up of a majority of European descendants, distinguishing it from other countries in Latin America. READ MORE