Essays about: "Municipalities’ Role"

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  1. 1. Slow Emergency – Urgent Action? Exploring the role of municipal climate emergency statements in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Josefine Henman; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change framings; climate emergency declarations; Swedish municipal climate action; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years, more than 2000 jurisdictions worldwide have declared a climate emergency, which covers over 1 billion people. While such declarations have been found to have the potential to spark transformative climate action, the scholarly knowledge of this emerging phenomenon remains limited and there is much disagreement about the merits and effects of climate emergency framings. READ MORE

  2. 2. To be one step ahead: A survey of Swedish municipal food preparedness

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Robin Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Civil defence; food preparedness; governance; resilience; responsibility; sustainable development; Civilt försvar; livsmedelsberedskap; styrning; resiliens; ansvar; hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Officials of varying backgrounds from a sample of nine municipalities in Sweden were interviewed in a semi-structured format regarding the state of their work on food preparedness, challenges and opportunities for working on said topic, as well as the relation between municipalities and national actors related to civil defence. A vast majority of Swedish municipalities were contacted, and the final interviewees were hand-picked from a group of candidates that accepted a request for an interview. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban Forests and Environmental Justice. Insights from Padua and Turin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Nicolò Zagato; [2022]
    Keywords : Urban Forests; Environmental Justice; Governance; Italy; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities around the world are employing strategies to become greener and more sustainable, and urban forests can play a major role in providing environmental benefits. However, it has been found that in many cities those benefits are not equally experienced by citizens, highlighting the importance of examining environmental justice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Water sources' key role in the Vomb basin biosphere reserve. An analysis of ecosystem services.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för miljö- och klimatvetenskap (CEC)

    Author : Ousayma Bakir; [2022]
    Keywords : Ecosystem services analysis; biosphere reserve; water sources; classification; Vomb; Skåne; south of Sweden.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study was done to gain an understanding of the importance of 12 water sources that are in the Vomb biosphere reserve. To do so, an ecosystem services analysis that included the four following types of ecosystem services: provisioning, supporting, regulating, and cultural services, was conducted. READ MORE

  5. 5. When Work Disappears: Empirical Evidence from Sweden of Manufacturing Decline and its Effect on Marriage and Family Formation

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Mika Lindgren; Sara Östros; [2022]
    Keywords : Bartik instrument; labor market shocks; import competition; marriage; fertility;

    Abstract : This thesis examines if local labor demand shocks stemming from increasing manufacturing competition from China shifts the employment status among young adults during the years 1995 to 2018, using data on Swedish municipalities. In the context of labor market uncertainties and family formation decisions, we aim to test whether changes in economic stature affects marriage, fertility and children's living circumstances in Sweden. READ MORE