Essays about: "environmental load displacement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words environmental load displacement.

  1. 1. Health for Export? A WPR and World-Systems Analysis of the OECD’s Construction of Pharmaceutical Pollution

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ebba Rosendahl; [2020]
    Keywords : OECD; pharmaceutical pollution; WPR; world-systems theory; environmental load displacement; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The issue of pharmaceutical pollution has recently gained attention on the international political agenda as several actors have raised concern for its negative impact on ecosystems, human health, and livelihoods in emerging economies where an increasing share of the pharmaceutical production is located due to the cheaper labor and less stringent environmental regulations. In 2019, the OECD published a report with policy recommendations on how to manage pharmaceutical residues in freshwaters, being one of the first international actors to address pharmaceutical pollution from manufacturing as a problem. READ MORE

  2. 2. Countries Divided, Shared Pollution: Whose Mess is it? A Case Study on the issue of Transnational Border Sewage in the Tijuana River Valley Watershed

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Caylie Johnsen; [2018]
    Keywords : San Diego; Tijuana; Border Sewage; Transnational Sewage; Unequal Exchange; Environmental Load Displacement; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis critically examines the issue of shared border sewage between San Diego and Tijuana. In light of the recent sewage spill in February of 2017, dumping 143 million gallons of raw sewage into the Tijuana River, the phenomena of border sewage in the transnational environment of the Tijuana River Watershed has been a topic of interest in local and international contexts; raising questions of how this issue came about, what is causing it, and why it’s still happening. READ MORE

  3. 3. Comparison of electricity production between semi-submersible and spar-buoy floating offshore wind turbines

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Nermina Saracevic; [2018]
    Keywords : floating offshore wind turbine; semi-submersible; spar-buoy; six degrees of freedom; platform-rotor interaction; ASHES;

    Abstract : The paper compares electricity production between the semi-submersible and the spar-buoy floating wind turbine systems under normal, stochastic and extreme wind conditions at Utsira Nord site located on the Norwegian continental shelf in the North Sea. The analysis of complex behavior of the floating wind turbine system and the fluid-structure interaction is performed in aero-servo-hydro-elastic code ASHES. READ MORE

  4. 4. Numerical and experimental analysis of adhesively bonded T-joints : Using a bi-material interface and cohesive zone modelling

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Andreas Andersson Lassila; Marcus Folcke; [2018]
    Keywords : adhesive; cohesive zone modelling; Finite Element Method; mixed-mode; T-joint; fracture; experiment; cohesive laws; Bi-material Interface;

    Abstract : With increasing climate change the automotive industry is facing increasing demands regarding emissions and environmental impact. To lower emissions and environmental impact the automotive industry strives to increase the efficiency of vehicles by for example reducing the weight. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Violence We Consume - Embodied Violence in Nicaraguan Coffee Production

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Inga Prämassing; [2017]
    Keywords : Violence; Ecologically unequal exchange; World-system; Coloniality of power; Coffee; Nicaragua; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Based on ethnographic fieldwork with corteros in northern Nicaragua, this grounded theory study introduces two new concepts, the main concept embodied violence and related to it violence displacement. These concepts link the worker on the coffee plantation in the periphery with the final consumer in the core, arguing that the latter consumes embodied violence that the former had to suffer during the production process. READ MORE