Essays about: "energy justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words energy justice.

  1. 1. SOCIAL FAIRNESS, INCLUSION & SUCCESSFULNESS IN EU COAL TRANSITION PROCESSES

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Konstantina Togaridou; [2020-09-28]
    Keywords : social fairness; distribution; inclusion; stakeholders; energy justice;

    Abstract : Recent studies have shown that there are a number of flaws in current coal transition policies when viewed through a justice lens. The aim of the current research is to present how the social dimensions are integrated into the EU energy policy coal phasing out in the light of the theoretical framework of energy justice and its three pillars: distributional, procedural and recognition justice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy poverty and the elderly-care: Exploring energy poverty in the elderly-care through case studies with social welfare organizations in Taiwan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Tzu Ling Kuo; [2020]
    Keywords : Science General;

    Abstract : The topic of energy poverty has recently gained prominence amongst researchers and academia in Taiwan within the context of rising energy prices and low emission energy transitions. Social welfare organizations (SWOs) that provide 24-hour residence and care for vulnerable populations, such as the elderly and disabled, highly depend on various energy services and are likely to be significantly affected due to rising energy prices, adding to their existing financial pressure. READ MORE

  3. 3. There is no sun without shadow : investigating the attitudes towards California’s new solar energy mandate

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Krisjanis Rudus; [2020]
    Keywords : solar; attitudes; mandate; energy transition; discourse analysis; California; energy security; entrepreneurial self; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As the current energy system dependency on fossil fuels continues to perpetuate environmental harms, endangers economic stability and exaggerates international conflicts, there has been a growing momentum for a transition towards more sustainable forms of energies. When it comes to policies that aim towards a shift in energy systems, California has been recognized as one of the flagship regions in such solutions. READ MORE

  4. 4. ‘All out for shale’ : the mental health impacts of the government’s fracking policy: evidence from Lancashire, England

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ryan Waugh; [2020]
    Keywords : Shale gas developments; Fracking; Mental Health; United Kingdom; Sustainability Science; Environmental Justice; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Shale gas extraction commonly known as fracking had support from the UK government with their ‘all out for shale’ policy. Despite this industry has struggled to establish itself mainly due to strong opposition from communities concerned about environmental and health impacts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Burning the woods and flooding the slums : examining the socio-economic and environmental burden of wood charcoal in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Laura Maja Stenbæk Fløytrup; [2020]
    Keywords : Cooking fuels; Energy Justice; Supply chains; Good Governance; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Wood charcoal is the main source of energy for cooking in urban Sub-Saharan Africa. It is widely known that charcoal production causes numerous environmental impacts, such as deforestation and environmental degradation. READ MORE