Essays about: "governance cycle"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words governance cycle.

  1. 1. "Sabotage" of the Disi Water Conveyance in rural southeast Jordan : an investigation of the mechanisms constructing the phenomenon through the morphogenetic "water" justice cycle

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Helena Wisbech Frid; [2020]
    Keywords : “sabotage”; water scarcity; hydro-politics; climate change; water governance; Jordan; non-revenue water; water justice; hydro-social cycle; morphogenesis process; morphogenetic “water” justice cycle; tribalism; clientelism; unauthorized water provision; rural water informality; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In opposition to most hydrological studies in Jordan, this study examines water from an interdisciplinary perspective with a particular focus on the social component. This qualitative case study was conducted over 9 weeks from December 2019 to February 2020. READ MORE

  2. 2. How do cities work with transformative change? Malmö’s and Copenhagen’s approach to energy efficiency in buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Paulina Lis; [2020]
    Keywords : cities; energy; energy efficiency; transitions; sustainability; buildings; green buildings; energy transitions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Global inefficient energy use poses a significant risk to climate change and air quality worldwide; therefore, there is an urgent need to transform today's energy system into one that is rooted in efficiency. The building sector represents an opportunity to reduce energy use and has the potential to unlock additional co-benefits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blockchain technology in the future Swedish electricity system : An exploratory study and multi-level perspective analysis of blockchain in the energy transition in Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Saga Carle; Viktor Vifell Nilsson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Blockchain, a distributed ledger technology, became publicly known when the cryptocurrency Bitcoin was introduced in 2009. As the financial value of cryptocurrencies increased, the interest for blockchain grew, leading other sectors to explore if blockchain could be used in other areas as well. READ MORE

  4. 4. Collaborative dynamics in a practice of increasing utility cycling : understanding prerequisites for collaboration between bicycle planners and mobility managers in a Norwegian municipality

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Ingvild Clementsen Kayser; [2019]
    Keywords : practice theory; collaborative dynamics; collaborative governance; bicycle planning; mobility management; cycle share; the zero-growth target;

    Abstract : This study explores prerequisites for closer collaboration between practitioners who in different ways work to increase the cycle share of all travels in a Norwegian municipality. Attention is given to how practitioners make sense of the practice where they work. Within the practice, the focus is targeted at collaboration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Resilience in urban hydrology : A study of storm water management in the municipality of Stockholm

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Boel Lindberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Storm water management; Storm water; Stormwater; Blue structures; Resilience in infrastructure; Urban runoff;

    Abstract : The environmental issues of storm water in the urban environment is addressed in political policies on many different governance levels. The concept of “sustainable storm water” in Europe uses the natural water cycle as a template for urban drainage, and the EU has a water framework directive (WFD) with a systems approach, using drainage basins as the starting point of all actions. READ MORE