Essays about: "Sufficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 190 essays containing the word Sufficiency.

  1. 1. Understanding views on sufficient clothing consumption: Using Q methodology

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Katla Eiríksdóttir; [2022]
    Keywords : Sufficiency; consumer perceptions; clothing consumption; social practice theory; Q methodology; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Overconsumption of clothes is a global environmental and social problem, where 80 billion new clothing is produced each year. Efficiency measures have focused on improving resource efficiency on the production side and improving clothing care on the consumer side. However, literature shows that these measures are not enough. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Use of Cash and Voucher Assistance for Sustainable Livelihoods in Protracted Crises: Silver Bullet or Double-Edged Sword? : A Case Study of Northeast Syria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Juliette Dautriat; [2022]
    Keywords : Livelihoods; Cash and Voucher Assistance; Protracted Crisis; Syria;

    Abstract : This thesis sheds some light on how cash and voucher assistance (CVA) can promote sustainable livelihood outcomes in protracted crisis settings, analyzing the case study of Northeast Syria. It aims to contribute to the design of CVA programming in Syria and similar contexts in a way that fosters sustainable livelihoods and advances self-sufficiency among affected populations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Regenerativa designprinciper applicerade på bostadsområdet Norra Kapellgärdet i Uppsala

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

    Author : Michelle Bäckström; [2022]
    Keywords : regenerativ design; stadsbyggnad; landskapsarkitektur; ekosystemtjänster; hållbarhetsanpassningar; tropism;

    Abstract : I denna uppsats analyseras bostadsområdet Norra Kapellgärdet i Uppsala utifrån regenerativa designprinciper, baserade på teorier om regenerativ design samt exempel på tidigare projekt där regenerativ design tillämpats. För att en övergång mot ett verkligt hållbart stadsbyggande ska kunna ske kan det vara betydande att inte enbart fokusera på att minska skadan på miljön, utan istället skapa urbana projekt som ger positiva effekter på miljön och främjar en samevolution mellan mänskliga och ekologiska system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prosumers and Residential Photovoltaic Systems in Sweden : A discourse analysis of the communicated benefits and a review of self-consumption

    University essay from

    Author : Agata Absalyamova; [2022]
    Keywords : School of Entrepreneurship; Discourse Analysis; Benefits; Photovoltaic; Residential; PV; Self-consumption; Self-sufficiency; Battery Storage System; Prosumer; Svea Solar; Entreprenörskolan; Solceller; Fördelar; Diskursanalys; Egenanvändning; Egenkonsumtion; Självförsörjning; Batterilager; Prosument; Svea Solar;

    Abstract : Solar energy is resourceful for many purposes, for example, harvesting renewable electricity with photovoltaic (PV) technology. The number of new grid connections of PV is continuously increasing, and the Swedish PV market for residential prosumers is growing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Application and Optimization of an Energy Hub Concept for an Eco-Industrial Park Development Project : A Case Study at Tofte Industrial Park, Norway

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Støvne Eivind Myklebust; [2022]
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    Abstract : The concept of “eco-industrial parks” have been defined to facilitate circular and sustainable use of resources in industrial locations. The term encompasses industrial parks where there is significant focus on energy efficiency, residual heat utilization, industrial symbioses and renewable energy sources. READ MORE