Essays about: "environmental justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 essays containing the words environmental justice.

  1. 1. Demanding justice- Corporate responsibility for Climate Change impacts on Human Rights

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Livia Johanna Fischer; [2019-11-04]
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    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most complex challenges of our time, as its consequences are reflected in a variety of social and political areas that are interlinked. The problem of 'climate change' has evolved from an environmental problem, to a political issue and, ultimately to an object of jurisprudence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate change and human trafficking: an investigation into how climate change and natural disasters increase the risk of human trafficking and how it can be intercepted in the future

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anna Stephens; [2019]
    Keywords : human trafficking; natural disasters; climate change; human displacement; environmental justice; capabilities; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human trafficking is an exploitative crime occurring worldwide. According to the International Organization on Migration (IOM), research on human trafficking’s underlying causes is lacking; particularly the role of climate change and natural disasters. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mainstream ethical consumption : The motivations and level of morality of everyday consumers

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Oskar Näslund; Nicklas Öhrnstedt Björnbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Mainstream ethical consumption; ethical consumption; motivations; ethical theories; level of morality; altruistic motives; egoistic motives; non-value-based motives; social justice; social guilt; win-win; self-satisfaction; social norms; health and wellbeing; product quality; habits; knowledge and information; egoism; utilitarianism; ethics of duties; virtue ethics; postmodern ethics;

    Abstract : Growing issues such as climate crises, social injustice and neglection of basic human rights have created a new type of consumption, namely ethical consumption. Ethical consumption was initially mainly concerned for environmental issues but has in later years starting to include a variety of pressing issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Of washing machines, plumbing work and thermostats : An analysis of articles on climate engineering in German newspapers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Lea Scheffler; [2019]
    Keywords : climate engineering; geoengineering; critical discourse analysis; newspaper analysis; climate change; technofix; human ecology; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aimed to identify what arguments are made and who is dominating the discourse about climate engineering in German newspapers. Climate engineering refers to methods that deliberately change the environment as a means to combat climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustained Asymmetries: Norrland and sustainable development as envisioned by the ecological modernization and environmental justice discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Lisa Diehl; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; media representations; Norrland; periphery; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The gap between rural and urban is widening in ways that reward urban lifestyles and undermine the interests of rural communities. The asymmetrical power relation between rural and urban is relevant in a Swedish context where Norrland, Sweden's northernmost region, is experiencing outmigration and cutbacks in welfare services all the while urban centers in southern Sweden attract innovation, economic capital and an inflow of young, educated people. READ MORE