Essays about: "environmental dimensions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 294 essays containing the words environmental dimensions.

  1. 1. How does previous experience affect preference in an environment for outdoor recreation? : using the PSD model to identify environments for different outdoor recreation needs

    University essay from SLU/Department of People and Society

    Author : Sanna Almqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : outdoor recreation; experience; preference; perceived sensory dimensions; affordances; restoration;

    Abstract : This study investigates how previous experience affect preference of environments for outdoor recreation. The Perceived Sensory Dimensions model was used to categorise perceived qualities at preferred places. A survey with 10 questions was sent out in social media and in a newsletter to all members of the Swedish Outdoor Association. READ MORE

  2. 2. No jobs on a dead planet: Swedish unions’ perceptions of their roles in a just transition

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hedvig Schylander; [2021-06-15]
    Keywords : Just transition; Sweden; Labour unions; Unionisation; The Swedish Model; Climate change; Sustainability; Sustainable development; Sustainable Development Goals; SDG; Climate transition; Agenda 2030;

    Abstract : If we are to avoid the worst-case scenarios of climate change and environmental issues, we must drastically reduce our emissions of greenhouse gases. Such a transition to an ecologically sustainable society has far-reaching consequences on production systems and labour markets. READ MORE

  3. 3. From "the Will to Improve" to "the Will to Transform": Some Promises & Challenges of Sida's Multidimensional Poverty Analysis (MDPA) Framework in Bolivia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Jonathan Solarte Espinosa; [2021]
    Keywords : Sida; Sweden; Latin America; Bolivia; MDPA; multidimensional poverty; poverty reduction; development discourses; development paradigms; power; capitalism; donors; ODA; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Objectives: This study sets out to answer the following research questions: 1. How do Sida and CEDLA problematize poverty and what does this reveal about their underlying development paradigms? 2. READ MORE

  4. 4. Alternative and Indigenous knowledges in Quito’s resilience strategy: A discursive analysis of power relations

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

    Author : Maeve Hofer; [2021]
    Keywords : urban resilience governance; power relations; Indigenous peoples; knowledges; Quito; 100RC; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Resilience has become a recent buzzword among urban planners who intent to increase a city’s capaci- ty to function despite disasters. Yet, scholars have raised concerns about the impact of resilience strat- egies on marginalized groups which are unproportionally exposed to and affected by environmental harm. READ MORE

  5. 5. A systems perspective on sustainability measures aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in three Swedish municipalities

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Redmo Malin; [2021]
    Keywords : system perspective; social dimensions; sustainable transition; local governance; GHG reduction;

    Abstract : 2019 was the year with the highest measured amount of GHG emissions in history, indicating that our existing way of living is unsustainable and demands substantial changes. New ways of governing environmental issues are therefore being called upon in which the local level has great potential to create change. READ MORE