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  1. 1. Day Zero: Communicating the water crisis in Cape Town, 2015-2018 : A qualitative study about the communication during the water crisis and how the public responded to the messages

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för miljö- och livsvetenskaper (from 2013)

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Water; water crisis; communication; South Africa; Day Zero; water use; Vatten; vattenkris; kommunikation; Sydafrika; Day Zero; vattenanvändning;

    Abstract : Stigande urbanisering och större befolkningar har ökat trycket på städer och deras förmågor att förse alla med de vardagstjänster som städerna vanligtvis har kapacitet att erbjuda. Att förse alla med dricksvatten är något som har blivit en utmaning då vattenanvändningen har stigit samtidigt som vattentillgången varierar beroende på nederbörd, och potentiellt minskat på grund av klimatförändringarna. READ MORE

  2. 2. Solutions to Close an Informal Dumpsite in Debre Berhan, Ethiopia

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Emma Bark; Malin Jonsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Informal Dumpsite; Ethiopia; Debre Berhan; Developing Countries; Closure Methods; Solid Waste Management;

    Abstract : The rapid urbanisation in developing countries has outran the deployed financial and manpower resources that are supposed to handle public utility services in cities. One important service is solid waste management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Neutral Management : Implement Circular Economy in the Construction Industry

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education Research (SMEER)

    Author : Linnéa Weinesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Project management; Construction industry; Waste management; 3R concept; Cirkulär ekonomi; Projektledning; Byggbranschen; Avfallshantering; 3R koncept;

    Abstract : The construction industry releases a great amount of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, uses loads of resources and generates a lot of waste. These actions are not sustainable, and the industry has therefore created a roadmap of how to become climate neutral until 2045. READ MORE

  4. 4. Oulu Biovillage: Exploring Blue Bioeconomy Ecosystem Opportunities in Oulu, Finland

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

    Author : Emeline Lex; [2019]
    Keywords : Bioeconomy; blue bioeconomy; circular economy; ecosystem; waste-to-resource systems; local; community; regenerative; fish; aquaculture; renewable energies; biogas; bioenergy; live-work; cradle-to-cradle; typologies; greenhouse; environment; business; Oulu; Finland; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : By the year 2030, the world will need 50% more food, 45% more energy and 30% more water. This growth in demand will increase pressure on our natural resources. Ingenuitive and adaptive thinking will therefore be required in the ways we build our cities. 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