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  1. 1. Adding sustainability to salmon farming regulations : a comparative case study of salmon farming regulations and the ASC salmon standard

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Ola Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Aquaculture; Salmon farming; Additionality; Sustainability; Policy analysis;

    Abstract : Food scarcity is one of the main challenges related to our planet’s growing population and changing environment. Furthermore, our current food production is aggravating and accelerating climate change, as almost 24% of global greenhouse gases derive from agriculture (Troell, Jonell, & Henriksson, 2017). READ MORE

  2. 2. Green bonds : greening capital, organizations and potentially a building or two : a case study of the green bond financed construction and real estate sector in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Balthazar Mandahl Forsberg; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainability Science; green bonds; green buildings; impact investment; additionality; green finance; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With the ongoing climate collapse, there is a need for a capital switch, rerouting investments into low carbon infrastructure. Green bonds are a new financial vehicle aimed to facilitate this transition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing the performance of Ecological Compensation in Sweden : A comparative case study of an emerging tool in different contexts

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Hanna Linnéa Kylin; [2017]
    Keywords : Ecological compensation; biodiversity offset; no net loss; mitigation hierarchy; social-ecology;

    Abstract : The concept of ecological compensation (EC) assumes that ecological values are substitutable across spatial units. EC is increasingly recognised in Sweden as a novel policy instrument for land-use planning, however, it suffers from inconsistency in application and outcome. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring Local Realities of Carbon Offsetting: Environmental Justice in a Ugandan Carbon Forestry Project

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Julia Hedberg; [2016]
    Keywords : equity; efficiency; environmental justice; income stability; fuel security; food security; PES; Trees for Global Benefits; carbon offsets; carbon forestry; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the quest to find a ‘least cost solution’ for climate change mitigation that do not interfere with business-as-usual, carbon trading and PES schemes were introduced. PES schemes with carbon forestry projects are implemented in the Global South as a win-win-win tool for climate change mitigation and sustainable development. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of integrated conservation and development programs in protected areas on human wellbeing : an empirical analysis of Brazil’s bolsa floresta programme

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Elan Swartz; [2015]
    Keywords : additionality; Amazon; Brazil; conservation reserves; economics; human-wellbeing; ICDP; impact evaluation; matching; program evaluation;

    Abstract : Considering the current debate over which strategies are most effective in promoting environmental and human welfare in protected areas, we focus on Integrated Conservation and Development Programs, an approach which seeks to find ‘win-win’ outcomes by supporting environmentally sustainable and profitable income generating sources. Counter, the predominant literature, we measure program effectiveness in terms of human welfare, accounted for by relative changes in household income and asset growth. READ MORE