Essays about: "environmental politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 148 essays containing the words environmental politics.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. A Green New Deal from the City Up

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lauren Brianna Sellers; [2022]
    Keywords : Green New Deal; Institutional Capacity Building; Community Wealth Building; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Green New Deal (GND) is an idea that has mobilised civil society in the United Kingdom (UK), leading to calls for a publicly led transformation of society away from fossil fuels. Despite the widespread support for a GND in the UK, government action at the national level remains stagnant. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk-Informed Development: Barriers and enabling factors in development cooperation in Georgia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Christine Falta; [2022]
    Keywords : Risk-informed development; Georgia; health sector; integration; climate change adaptation; disaster risk management; sustainable development; Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction; Paris Agreement; Sustainable Development Goals; resilience; risk information; risk management; development cooperation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Risk-informed development aims to include complex risks into all levels and phases of decision-making. Going beyond the integration of climate change adaptation and disaster risk management, risk-informed development emerged after the 2015 global agreements (Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals) and represents a rationale to consider multiple disaster and climate risks simultaneously in societal development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life Cycle Assessment of typical projects of the distribution power network : Assessment, Improvement & Recommendations

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Hugo Serres; [2022]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; GHG emissions; power infrastructures; Livscykelanalys; växthusgasutsläpp; energiinfrastrukturer;

    Abstract : The carbon footprint of the power generation is studied for more than 30 years now. In order to curb GHG emissions, politics, industrials and consumers tend to take action to reduce the carbon intensity of the electricity mix, spread electrification and enhance usage efficiency. READ MORE

  5. 5. Historical ecology of the Greater Burgan oilfield : economy, technology, politics, and workers

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Saleh Youssef; [2022]
    Keywords : Oil extraction; The Greater Burgan Oilfield; Petrocultures; Assemblage thinking; Kuwait econ-omy; Oil peak; Migrant labour; Environmental History;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the current state of crude oil extraction and production in the Greater Burgan oilfield, Kuwait's largest and oldest oilfield. This thesis is based on interviews with oilfield workers, analyses of official documents from the Kuwaiti government and the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), and my own experience as an oilfield worker in Kuwait. READ MORE