Essays about: "fossil communities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words fossil communities.

  1. 1. Climate change beliefs, environmental policies support and the fossil fuels industry

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Tommaso Piseddu; [2020]
    Keywords : Environmental Policies; Climate Change Beliefs; Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill; Coal Plants;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to provide a contribution to the analysis of how relevant the presence of the fossil fuels industry is in shaping the attitudes toward climate change and environmental policies. This presence is studied in the form of coal plants at county-level and in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 in Louisiana, a state that largely relies on oil and gas extractive activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Delivering sustainable energy transition : A techno-economic analysis on households, businesses and communities of the Keweenaw Peninsula

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Francesca Longobardi; Filippo Padovani; [2020]
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    Abstract : Energy security understood as the practice by which risks associated with interruptions to the energy supply are low, represents one of the main objectives of energy policies in many countries. In this context, Keweenaw County or Michigan's northernmost County is placed as locked in an unreliable, unsustainable and particularly wasteful energy system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Powered by actors and business models: Analysing the potential for energy community development in new regions using the case of Kökar island

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Joonas Söderholm; [2020]
    Keywords : energy community; development; context; motivations; actors; business models; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : An energy transition from centralised and fossil-fuelled installations towards decentralised and renewable energy has been advocated by governments, businesses and academia. In the EU it has become a regional strategy, and a desire of citizens, to enable communities to take an active role in the energy market in the hopes of transitioning to an increasingly local, renewable and participatory future energy system. READ MORE

  4. 4. The contribution of wind farms to sustainably developing local communities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Macha Epp; [2020]
    Keywords : wind farms – community acceptance – creating shared value – local stakeholders – Russian Arctic – regional development; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : While renewable energy output in the World increases, Russia shows an opposite trend, consisting of a highly engrained fossil fuel-driven economy with very little State priority towards diversifying its energy supply. Accordingly, although wind energy represents only a niche market, it is more economically viable to electrifying Northern peripheral communities than connecting them to the national grid; providing more efficient, reliable, cheaper, and cleaner energy supply to the end-consumer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Production and power structure in the landscape of the Ulu Belu geothermal area, Indonesia

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

    Author : Winandriyo Kun Anggianto; [2020]
    Keywords : geothermal; peripheral area; landscape; political ecology; renewable energy; sustainability; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Recently, the Government of Indonesia has committed to intensifying geothermal development. In its event, geothermal development is part of global demands and national interests to reduce dependence on fossil fuels as commitments to respond the climate change. READ MORE