Essays about: "energy justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words energy justice.

  1. 1. Farming for food security : a critical study on the transition to post-fossil agriculture in Sweden

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

    Author : Ebba Ulfbecker; [2018]
    Keywords : agricultural politics; food security; resilience; transition; climate mitigation; agroecology; sustainable intensification; the Rural Development program; contingency; rural development; discourse analysis; policy analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the preconditions to achieve a transition to fossil free agriculture in Sweden, to increase farm-level resilience and food security. Swedish agriculture is today highly dependent on imported fossil-based inputs, such as diesel, agrochemicals and protein feed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Resistance to Coal: The Challenges of Achieving Environmental Justice in South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Daria Rivin; [2018]
    Keywords : Coal Extraction; Environmental Justice; Environmental Injustice; Environmental Racism; Unequal Distribution of Environmental Goods and Bads; Environmentalism of the Poor; Languages of Valuation; Carbon Lock-In; South Africa; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : While the environmental justice movement has grown worldwide, it seems that the movement has yet to mobilise in South Africa. The instances of environmental injustices in South Africa are abundant but paradoxically this has not given rise to a united movement demanding environmental justice for a transition to a new and renewable energy path. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reaching for recognition and greening for growth : perceptions of justice with regard to Sámi reindeer husbandry and wind energy in Norway

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Niklas Kaapke; [2018]
    Keywords : Sámi; reindeer husbandry; wind energy; environmental justice; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the face of climate change wind energy plays an increasing role in Norway. The construction of new wind farms causes opposition and conflicts with, among others, Sámi reindeer herders who are concerned about losing their pastures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Community Benefit Funds and Wind Power: A Scottish Case Study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Adam Mathers; [2018]
    Keywords : Community benefits; wind power; procedural justice; social acceptance of wind energy;

    Abstract : The Scottish government’s aim of deriving 100 per cent of the nation’s electricity from renewable sources is dependent on the utilisation of wind energy. Social barriers, however, have continued to threaten these targets. READ MORE

  5. 5. Watering down justice : energy justice in the Inga dams case in the DRC

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ruth Krüger; [2017]
    Keywords : hydroelectric dams; energy justice; sustainability science; Democratic Republic of Congo; post-colonial context; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is energy justice and sustainability science, and the argument is based on a case study of the Inga dams. Substantial further development of hydropower is planned at the Inga dams, located on the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo. READ MORE