Essays about: "Urban greening"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words Urban greening.

  1. 1. An oasis for students : investigating the potential co-benefits of schoolyard redesign for climate adaptation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Aimée Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability science; urban heat island; schoolyard greening; education; youth participation; children; health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to climate change and the urban heat island effect, urban areas face increasing heat stress, a change that has severe consequences on human health. While the need for climate adaptation is pressing, the impact of climate adaptation projects on other sectors also needs to be carefully examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Green and Just City? Discourses on urban greening in local sustainability planning

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Sara Ullström; [2019]
    Keywords : urban greening; sustainability planning; justice; critical discourse analysis; Fairclough; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In the realm of urban planning, urban greening – the creation or restoration of green spaces in cities – has risen as an attractive approach for policy-makers and planners engaged in sustainability. As the benefits of urban greening are many, from social and cultural to environmental and economic, it has become positioned as a win-win solution to several urban challenges related to sustainable development. READ MORE

  3. 3. At what price? Searching for environmentally sustainable and socially just urban greening strategies in Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Victoria Jepson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Urban Greening; Social Justice; Urban Planning; Critical Urban Theory; Malmö; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With sustainability at the forefront of many cities’ urban development plans, it is possible that sustainable polices are targeted to attract a certain group of inhabitants. Malmö, Sweden, has implemented changes in order to gain international recognition as a green city but has also been experiencing growing residential segregation. READ MORE

  4. 4. "I don't care if they put trees on it, it's still a skyscraper" Exploring activists' dissensus against Milan's urban greening and sustainability approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lucia Di Paola; [2019]
    Keywords : Eco-urbanism; urban political ecology; green gentrification; right to the city; urban dissensus; sustainability science; Milan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Eco-urbanism is today’s mainstream approach to urban greening and sustainability. This approach, however, remains disconnected from issues of social justice. As a reaction, urban political ecology (UPE) argues for greater engagement with urban activists’ dissensus as a strategy to develop more just sustainable cities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Freight Transport in Urban Areas: : Investigating the Environmental and Societal Impacts of Increased Production Volume on Dominant Stakeholders in Urban Areas. A Mixed Method Approach

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för industriell ekonomi, industridesign och maskinteknik; Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för industriell ekonomi, industridesign och maskinteknik

    Author : Alimatu Alhassan Chibsah; David Thomas Ford; [2019]
    Keywords : Logistics; freight transport; Sustainability; Corporate Social Responsibility; Simulation; Urban Areas; Mixed method.;

    Abstract : As part of an on-going trend, the greening of logistics actions in business activities has become a critical issue for companies and society. Stakeholders are asking companies to minimize their negative impacts on the environment and society, and create effective business, sustainable environment, stakeholders’ benefits and quality of life. READ MORE