Essays about: "green governmentality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words green governmentality.

  1. 1. Mitigating climate change, one hamburger at a time : a discourse analysis of how MAX Burgers AB communicates their carbon offsetting — and how customers perceive it

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Andrews; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; climate change mitigation; carbon dioxide removal; green governmentality; ecological modernisation; civic environmentalism; conduct of conduct; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Carbon offsetting through forest sequestration in the Global South has become an increasingly common way for companies to mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions and thereby sell products and services with net zero emissions. In Sweden, fast food company MAX Burgers AB goes even further. READ MORE

  2. 2. The co-operative housing 'fix' : a case study on an emerging co-operative housing sector in Helsinki, Finland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Daisy Margaret Charlesworth; [2020]
    Keywords : co-operative housing; eco-modernism; urban sustainability; urban governance; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to growing critical scholarship investigating co-operative housing projects in relation to their wider socio-political and institutional contexts. It goes beyond normative questions of whether co-operative housing projects are sustainable, or not. READ MORE

  3. 3. From the captains of industry to the trustees of sustainability : the positioning of the large family-owned companies' core values regarding the Green Deal for Europe's decarbonization goals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Boris Matijas; [2020]
    Keywords : core values; family-owned companies; Green Deal for Europe; environmental psychology; political ecology; environmental governmentality; sustainability science; pro-environmental behavior; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Significant behavioral changes will need to be implemented to prevent the energy supply sector from tripling CO2 emissions by the midcentury. However, within the academic research, behavior changes remain primarily focused on the individual level, while the behavior of companies that are responsible for elevated greenhouse gas emissions falls behind. READ MORE

  4. 4. The inclusion of Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) in Integrated Assessment Models: Assessing legitimacy within published climate discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Guy Finkill; [2019]
    Keywords : BECCS; Discourse; Governance; IAMs; Legitimacy; Sustainable Development.;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the discourses identified in the literature that is critical to BECCS and its inclusion in IAMs used in the construction of RCP2.6 through a Foucauldian inspired discourse analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability from farm to fork : education and the social construction of the environment in an agro-food park - the case of F.I.CO

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

    Author : Angela Di Pumpo; [2018]
    Keywords : problematization; sustainability; education; transparency; post-structuralism; WPR approach; responsible consumers; green governmentality;

    Abstract : Alternative food systems are emerging as a response to globalisation and industrialisation. With environmental destruction increasingly becoming an issue alongside with the growing concern about traditional food systems, unconventional trends in food sector have risen steeply in the past decades. READ MORE