Essays about: "Sustainable societal development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 149 essays containing the words Sustainable societal development.

  1. 1. A Swedish Nuclear Future : Using explorative scenarios to assess energy security in low-carbon electricity systems

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Viktor Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy Security; Scenario Analysis; Low-Carbon Electricity; Nuclear Energy; Energy System Planning;

    Abstract : Positioned within the concepts of sustainable development and energy security, this study evaluates the prospects for Swedish electricity production to assist in reaching both national and international climate targets. The main purpose is to assess the capability of nuclear energy to form part of a national climate change mitigation approach, as well as a viable energy source for Sweden to rely on in the future. READ MORE

  2. 2. Circular learning: Sustainable ways for meaningful activity in active aging and generativity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Matilde Páscoa; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; social sustainability; social inclusion; elderly retired; artistic methods and activities; circular learning;

    Abstract : The global demographic context of contemporary society is characterized by an increasing percentage of elderly people. In fact, currently in Portugal 22% of its total population is over 65 years of age with an average retirement age of approximately 64 years of age. READ MORE

  3. 3. Network governance as a strategy for social sustainable development?

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

    Author : Rickard Vidar; [2020]
    Keywords : Cross-sectorial collaboration; meta-governance; network; policy; sustainable development; social sustainable development; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to contribute to increased awareness and understanding of how actors collaborate to solve complex societal problems. The study also intends to contribute to increased knowledge of the relevance of theory network governance in describing collaborative processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. How do cities work with transformative change? Malmö’s and Copenhagen’s approach to energy efficiency in buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Paulina Lis; [2020]
    Keywords : cities; energy; energy efficiency; transitions; sustainability; buildings; green buildings; energy transitions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Global inefficient energy use poses a significant risk to climate change and air quality worldwide; therefore, there is an urgent need to transform today's energy system into one that is rooted in efficiency. The building sector represents an opportunity to reduce energy use and has the potential to unlock additional co-benefits. READ MORE

  5. 5. School-based disaster preparedness: a route to societal resilience? The case study of Ljungby municipality, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Andra Covaciu; [2020]
    Keywords : disaster risk management DRM ; school-based disaster preparedness SBDP ; climate change adaptation CCA ; societal resilience; students-aimed SBDP; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Children are valuable resources when it comes to disaster preparedness and they should no longer be seen as vulnerable. Since they spend about five days a week in school for almost the whole year, it is natural to consider preparing them for hazards while there. READ MORE