Essays about: "distributional justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words distributional justice.

  1. 1. Climate governance in a well-ordered world : an analysis of Rawlsian climate justice and the goal of climate action

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Andreas Ekvall; [2022]
    Keywords : Rawls’; distributional justice; communitarianism; Agenda 2030; climate justice;

    Abstract : The aspiration of normative theory to conceptualise climate justice is a contested endeavour. At best there are certain agreements about what constitutes distributional justice on a surface level, while it remains challenged whether such conceptualisation is helpful in the realisation of climate justice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban Forests and Environmental Justice. Insights from Padua and Turin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Nicolò Zagato; [2022]
    Keywords : Urban Forests; Environmental Justice; Governance; Italy; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities around the world are employing strategies to become greener and more sustainable, and urban forests can play a major role in providing environmental benefits. However, it has been found that in many cities those benefits are not equally experienced by citizens, highlighting the importance of examining environmental justice. READ MORE

  3. 3. The influence of compensation and incentive models on Social Acceptance of wind power development in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Jennie Gustavsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Wind Power; Energy Justice; Social Acceptance; Distributional and Procedural Justice; Compensation;

    Abstract : The necessity of increasing the generation of renewable energy is extensively recognized, however its expansion requires social and political acceptance. Wind power is seen as a promising and vital source of energy, and with new technology, it is expected to grow significantly. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy justice for members only? A study of German energy cooperatives’ contributions to energy justice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Juliane Marie Miller; [2022]
    Keywords : energy democracy; energy poverty; community energy; prosumption; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Energy cooperatives are seen as a way to achieve energy democracy in both academic and activist circles, with often an implicit expectation that they also contribute to energy justice. These assumptions are increasingly being questioned, often on the grounds of the limited diversity of energy cooperative membership. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Holding course” towards environmental injustice. An explorative analysis of the environmental injustices in the decision-making process of the 9th dredging of the Elbe River in Hamburg, Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dana Dedeck; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Dredging; Environmental Justice; Hamburg; Science Technology Studies; Port City; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Responding to the pressure of economies of scale, port cities like Hamburg “hold course” towards a development strategy, meeting demands of upscaling navigational infrastructure through dredging. Research focusing beyond distributional injustices is scarce and remains technocratically driven. READ MORE