Essays about: "Global Environmental Problems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 204 essays containing the words Global Environmental Problems.

  1. 1. Why are ecological problems increasing when corporate sustainability practices are significantly growing? A planetary boundaries perspective of the Swedish food retail market’s sustainability reporting

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ellen Olofsson; Klara Ribom; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Food industry; Planetary boundaries; Ecological limits; Sustainability reporting; Swedish food retail market.;

    Abstract : Background and Problem: The environmental debate has increased in society for the lastcouple of years and the main focus has been on climate change and carbon dioxide emissions.The concern has led to an increase of sustainability practices among companies and newdirectives from policymakers. READ MORE

  2. 2. ACCOMMODATION, CONTENTION, AND TRANSFORMATION – MAPPING THE FIELD OF GREEN TRANSITION POLITICS IN DENMARK FROM 2007 to 2020

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Mads Schou Jensen; [2021]
    Keywords : social movement studies; climate politics; field theory; green transition; strategic decision-making; climatization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change has become an all-encompassing problem as CO2 accumulating in the atmosphere sets the pace of temperature increases in our rapidly warming world. In attempting to make society ‘green,’ environmental movements have pursued different strategies through different political constellations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life cycle assessment of hybrid systems for rural electrification in Bolivia

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Sandu Seres; [2021]
    Keywords : Diesel; Stirling; Photovoltaic; impact category;

    Abstract : Bolivia is a developing country in South America. Many rural communities still lack access to electricity. The extension of the National Grid System to all rural communities is not feasible due to economic and topographic challenges as well as the environmental problems that may arise. To tackle these problems, Off-grid solutions are implemented. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring metropolitan governance in the Öresund Region

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Roger Barres; [2021]
    Keywords : metropolitan area; city-region; metropolitan governance; urban politics; cross-border metropolitan region; democratic governance; Öresund region;

    Abstract : For the first time in history, more people in the world live in urban areas than in rural areas. Almost half of this world urban population now live in metropolitan areas, which are becoming central spaces of world economic and social activity, and where major global challenges happen and should be tackled. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stories of Climate Change : Circular Transformation or Business as Usual? A Discourse Analysis of Climate Change Mitigation Policy in Three Swedish Municipalities

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Malin Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Argumentative discourse analysis; circular economy; climate change mitigation policy; ecological modernization; post-politics; transformation;

    Abstract : This thesis identified dominant discourses in climate change mitigation policy in three Swedish municipalities using argumentative discourse analysis. It was explored how these discourses influence the potential for success in mitigating climate change. READ MORE