Essays about: "ecocentrism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the word ecocentrism.

  1. 1. Between the Eldritch and the Deep Blue Sea : A Study of Ecosystemic Configurations and the Ocean in Stories by H. P.Lovecraft

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Eric Sarkar Nilsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Anthropocentrism; Beach; Cthulhu; Ecocentrism; Ecosystem; Felix Guattari; Gilles Deleuze; Great Chain of Being; Hierarchy; Horror; Howard Philips Lovecraft; Ocean; Rhizome; Science Fiction; Sea;

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  2. 2. Climate Policy in the European Union in Times of Crisis : A Frame Analysis of Climate Policy in the EU During the Covid-19 Crisis

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alicia Nathanson Thulin; [2021]
    Keywords : European Union; environmental politics; climate politics; economic crisis; ecocentrism; anthropocentrism; frame analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the EU´s framing of its climate policies before and during the Covid-19 crisis. Based on previous research concerning economic crises and climate policy in the EU, it is expected that environmental policy will be downgraded in importance or set aside during a severe crisis. READ MORE

  3. 3. A voice of water : An exploration of storytelling and co-created speculative design to approach a representation of water in the urban development of Slussen, Stockholm

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Melissa van Gerwen; [2021]
    Keywords : Storytelling; co-created speculative design; future images; coproduction; nonhumans; critical utopianism; ecocentrism; Slussen; water;

    Abstract : The current communicative planning paradigm appears to lack the ability to include the voices of the voiceless and is stuck in practices that continue to confirm the status-quo through technocratic quick fixes, which do not solve underlying problems causing climate change. This thesis is an exploration of how two unconventional methods, storytelling and co-created speculative design, can contribute to a change in paradigm, specifically improve the inclusiveness of coproduction, where nonhumans are involved in the decision-making processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. International Environmental Governance in the Anthropocene : A Shift Towards Ecocentrism?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Mareike Klatt; [2021]
    Keywords : Environment; Anthropocene; United Nations; Ecocentrism; Governance; International Governance; Human Development Report;

    Abstract : We live in the Anthropocene – the Age of Humans – characterized by dangerous environmental degradation, demanding urgent and adequate international environmental governance (IEG). Yet, IR scholarship problematizes the shortcomings of current IEG, demonstrating its failure to fight environmental degradation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Animal Source Foods and Sustainable Funds. A Discursive Approach to Investments in the Animal Food Business

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Simon Svendler; [2019]
    Keywords : Animal source foods; Sustainable funds; Climate change; Storylines; Ecocentrism; Selection criteria; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Business and Economics; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : Animal source foods have been targeted in a wide range of literature, highlighting the business as a major driver of climate change and biodiversity loss. This study shows how actors involved in sustainable funds approach animal source foods and how they regard the business as a potential selection criterion. READ MORE