Essays about: "Sustainability Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 429 essays containing the words Sustainability Science.

  1. 1. Work is where my bike is. Identifying windows of opportunity for bike commuting in the heart of Germany’s car industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sandra Seethaler; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Behaviour Analysis; Bike Communiting; Sustainable Mobility; Transport Planning; Germany; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Germany, country of diesel bans and postponed climate goals, the region of Baden-Württemberg, as the heart of the country’s car industry, faces especial challenges. Due to its highly car-oriented transport system and topographical structure, the region is notorious for some of the country’s worst air quality levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. Self-Organized Community Institutions: A Way to Strengthen Local Social Sustainability? A Case Study of PGS Viêt Nam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Carla Böttinger; [2019]
    Keywords : Organic Farming; Safe Vegetables; Quality Insurance System within Agricultural Value Chain; Multi-Stakeholder Certification; Participatory Guarantee System; Collective Action; Self-Organized Institutions; Future Food Systems; Social Sustainability; Community Resilience; Viêt Nam; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last years, the conventional agricultural system has increasingly been pointed out as one of the most problematic sector for the environment and the global public health. At the same time, the organic farming sector has more and more been presented as a sustainable answer to that problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. CONCEPT FOR A PORTABLE ASSISTIVE LIFTING SEAT

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industridesign

    Author : PABLO CALVIN LINARES; [2019]
    Keywords : Lifting seat; Locking mechanism; Plastic sheet; Democratic design; Product development; Industrial design; Product design; Ergonomics;

    Abstract : This project consists of the design of a concept for a portable assistive seat in collaboration with IKEA. The aim of the project is to create a solution that fits within the Omtänksam family of products and shares the company’s values of what is so-called Democratic Design: Form - Quality - Low Price - Function – Sustainability The Omtänksam Family is focused on products that can help the elderly to have a more comfortable life while blending with the home environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Struggling for an ideal dialogue. An analysis of the regional dialogue processes under Sweden’s first National Forest Program

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Iris Hertog; [2019]
    Keywords : stakeholder participation; Sweden forestry; National Forest Program; communicative action; Jürgen Habermas; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : I Maj 2018 lanserade regeringen en strategi för Sveriges nationella skogsprogram. Som en viktig del av skogsprogrammets implementering initierar Länsstyrelserna nu regionala dialogprocesser för att jobba fram regionala skogsstrategier och handlingsplaner. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Material Selection:Guiding the Multi-Criteria Process to Design for Sustainable Innovation

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Saga Hald; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Criteria; Material Selection; Environmental Guidelines;

    Abstract : In the past decades, the world has noticed complex changes in its climate. The resources available now as well as in the future could be said to be analogous to the decreasing circumference of a funnel. READ MORE