Essays about: "PUBLIC BUILDING"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 357 essays containing the words PUBLIC BUILDING.

  1. 1. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  2. 2. POLITICAL WILL, NO FREE WILL? A Quantitative Analysis of the Influence of Contextual Factors on Leaders’ Political Will to Fight HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Marcus Plahusch; [2018-02-20]
    Keywords : political will; HIV AIDS; Africa; public policy; political economy;

    Abstract : Political will has become a ‘silver bullet’ in political science to explain the outcomes of public policy reforms. While success is seen as proof of its existence, failure is regularly attributed to a lack of political will. READ MORE

  3. 3. Akerselva The Right Side of The Brain

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

    Author : Mikaela Wigström; [2018]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Oslo has until now been divided into the west and east, separated by categories of economic and social class as well as a physical barrier, the river, Akerselva. The west predominantly represents people of middle to upper class, whereas the east represents the middle to lower class people. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vulnerability among children and youth in São Paulo. : A qualitative study of children living in a slum area, an occupied building and on the streets.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för socialt arbete

    Author : Rebecca Beltramo; [2018]
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    Abstract : Children living in vulnerability as living on the street has been a well discussed issue for a long time. The importance of addressing the factors of why children are living in vulnerability along with what concrete actions that can be taken to help these children to a safer life have formed the ground for this study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Energy Performance Contracting in Swedish scenario: a case study with Morastrand AB

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Fabiana Frota de Albuquerque Landi; [2018]
    Keywords : Energy performance contracting; EPC; energy efficiency; energy efficiency business models; public housing renovation in Sweden; lifecycle cost analysis; energy service companies; Million homes Programme; EPC framework.;

    Abstract : Renovation of the existing buildings in Sweden represents a great potential to achieve the energy efficiency and carbon emission targets set by the European Union and the Swedish government. The Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is regarded as an efficient way to manage and to outsource the risks of energy efficiency (EE) measures. READ MORE