Essays about: "environmental politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 essays containing the words environmental politics.

  1. 1. THE ROLE OF POLITICAL TRUST ON POLICY ACCEPTABILITY AND PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR A CLIMATE TAX ON MEAT CONSUMPTION A Survey Experiment in Sweden and Turkey

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ecem Yavuz; [2020-07-03]
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    Abstract : Human consumption of meat, specifically ruminants, is argued to be one of the major drivers of climate change. Individual and societal behavioural changes are considered necessary to tackle the overconsumption of animal products. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE REASONS AND CONDITIONS OF SYMBOLIC POLITICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY. A case study of the reasons and conditions for use of symbolic politics in the decision of Low Emission Zones for cars in Stockholm

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Darvik; [2020-03-04]
    Keywords : Symbolic politics; Low emission zones; Environmental policies; Air quality;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine the reasons and conditions for symbolic politics in the decision to implement Low emission zones (LEZ) for cars in Stockholm. A LEZ restricts the ability to move with certain vehicles in an area to improve air quality, decrease congestion and sending a signal for upgrading the car/vehicle fleet (Connelly et.al. 2012). READ MORE

  3. 3. ARE WOMEN LEADERS OF NATURE? - a quantitative study on the effect of women’s political representation on environmental politics in European countries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Hillman; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : women’s political representation; environmental politics; gender differences; climate change legislation; environmental agreements; greenhouse gas emissions;

    Abstract : Environmental politics is becoming an increasingly important field because of severe issues like climate change. Research has argued that women care more for the environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. En policyanalys av Sidas styrdokument angående deras integrering av FN:s ramverk Human Rights Based Approach

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Ebba Sandberg; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : human rights; human rights based approach; state aid; foreign aid; Sida; policy analysis; ‘What´s the problem represented to be?’-approach; mänskliga rättigheter; människorättsbaserat ramverk; statligt bistånd- och utvecklingssamarbete; policyanalys; ’What´s the problem represented to be?’-metod;

    Abstract : Human rights became an important part of the development aid sector in 2003, due to the UN framework Human Rights Based Approach, HRBA. It is used across the sector, including within the Swedish state aid agency, Sida. READ MORE

  5. 5. Water Politics in a Water-Scarce Landscape : Examining the Groundwater Debate in California’s Central Valley

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

    Author : Ayesha Ali; [2020]
    Keywords : Political Ecology; Water law; Groundwater; California; Agriculture; Climate Change;

    Abstract : The history of California is in many ways a story about water, and the outsized effect that droughts, floods, and seasonal precipitation rates have had on the political and economic development of the state over the past 170 years.  This thesis uses discourse analysis of historical and ongoing negotiations that have been presented in federal and state reports, narratives, case laws and legislation to explore how the discourse around water politics has been shaped in the state. READ MORE