Essays about: "environmental decision making"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 461 essays containing the words environmental decision making.

  1. 1. Life Cycle Assessment of Borehole Thermal Energy Storage

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Saga Karlsson; [2022]
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    Abstract : Borehole thermal energy storage (BTES) is a technology used to store energy between seasons. It could therefore be a solution to the seasonal mismatch between the use and production of (renewable) energy, which can be used to increase energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. I don’t even think there are environmental politics here! A paper on youth influence and the coal mining industry in Bosnia & Herzegovina

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

    Author : Matilda Råbrant; [2022]
    Keywords : youth influence; climate change; environmental politics; natural resources; fossil economy; youth engagement; political ecology; Bosnia-Herzegovina; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Bosnia & Herzegovina is the 27th largest exporter of coal-fired energy in the world. Multiple organizations are warning about the dangerous rates of air polluting substances in many of the country’s larger cities. Youths in Bosnia & Herzegovina feel alienated from decision-making, making it hard for them to express their voice and concerns. READ MORE

  3. 3. Backshore Once Offshored Manufacturing? : Exploring Sustainability as a Driver for Backshoring Decisions in Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Valeria Bracamonte Nuñez; [2022]
    Keywords : offshoring; backshoring; sustainability; environmental system analysis tools; environmental decision making; Swedish automotive industry and global steel industry;

    Abstract : This master thesis has been conducted for Hanza Holding AB which is a global company with production facilities grouped into local clusters in proximity to its clients. The company has experienced an increased demand from companies seeking to relocate their production back to their home countries to be closer to their end markets. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impeding What It Aims to Improve? : A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Swedish National Strategy for Regional Development

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Viktor Lovén; [2022]
    Keywords : Regional development; Sustainable development; Socio-ecological crisis; Postdevelopment; Sustainability; Discourse analysis;

    Abstract : In a world of systemic environmental destruction and growing social inequality, it is important to explore how decision-making institutions communicate about development and how they attempt to achieve social and environmental sustainability. The institutions define the problems, suggest the strategies, make the policies and set the targets in order to address the present socio-ecological crisis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integrating horticultural and arable crops : a sustainable way to increase vegetable production in Scania?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Stina Helena Mortensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Horticulture; agriculture; vegetables; crop rotation; crop sequence; diversification; integration; ecosystem services; farmers’ attitudes;

    Abstract : Modern arable production is associated with a highly homogenous landscape with few cultivated species and is relying heavily on external chemical inputs. Intensive vegetable production, on the other hand, is associated with environmental costs such as increased risk of nutrient leaching and loss of soil organic matter. READ MORE