Essays about: "Hambach Forest"

Found 3 essays containing the words Hambach Forest.

  1. 1. Disciplining coal resistance : the dynamics of violence and power in disciplining the resistance against the Hambach coal mine in Germany

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

    Author : Vera Schumann; [2019]
    Keywords : resistance; disciplining dissent; violence; Galtung; power; climate justice;

    Abstract : With climate change being one of the biggest challenges our society is faced with, resistance against fossil fuel companies is on the rise. One such example is the resistance against the Hambach coal mine close to Cologne in Western Germany which is the world’s largest opencast lignite mine. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘Hambi bleibt!’ - Securitizing the Environment - A case study of discursive threat-construction surrounding the Hambach Forest

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lisa Becker; [2019]
    Keywords : securitization; environment; civil society actors; Hambach Forest; bottom-up approach; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : Although issues linked to global environmental change and its role within peace, conflict and security have been subject to social and political controversy for years, they are still not sufficiently respected by energy companies, trade unions, national governments and international institutions alike. Through applying the tools of a single instrumental case study linked to the application of discourse analysis I, this study explores the process of securitization of the environment in the extraordinary case of the resistance and occupation surrounding the Hambach Forest, thereby countering the widely held assumption that collective action aimed at radically changing existing structures is not possible. READ MORE

  3. 3. A prologue to the post coal-mining era

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Lisa Jonas; [2019]
    Keywords : surface coal mine; land art; soil; water; vegetation; excavator; reinforced embankment; spiral; meander; pier; lake; landscape architecture; remediation; reclamation;

    Abstract : The surface mine Hambach is located in the west of Germany, close to Cologne and was founded in 1978 from the electric company RWE to dig up brown coal and produce electricity. The mine measures a surface of 8.500ha and a depth of 470 m and was planned to be operated until 2045. READ MORE