Essays about: "local authorities"

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  1. 1. Planning for heat resilience - A comparative study between Greater Gothenburg´s and Skåne´s work on heat

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Rebecca Johansson; [2023-08-17]
    Keywords : climate adaptation; heat mitigation; heat stress; urban planning;

    Abstract : Due to climate change, it is expected that heat waves will be intensified and occur more frequently in Sweden; hence, heat-related risks are anticipated to increase, i.e., morbidity and mortality. Through heat mitigation strategies, risks associated with heat can be prevented. READ MORE

  2. 2. In Pursuit of Promptness: Assessing the Link between HealthcareWaiting Time and Demand forVoluntary Health Insurance in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Johanna Ene; Jakob Isaksson; [2023-06-29]
    Keywords : VHI; voluntary health insurance; private health insurance; waiting time; healthcare;

    Abstract : The demand for voluntary health insurance (VHI) in Sweden is growing, yet there is little evidence of what drives the growth. Research in other countries with universal healthcare indicates that waiting times in the healthcare system are the main driver for the increased demand. READ MORE

  3. 3. KEY FACTORS FOR SUCCESS IN CONTESTED GREEN PROJECTS

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Francisco Soto Fernández; [2023-06-28]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to understand why non-polluting energy facilities in Europe are not always well accepted notwithstanding their positive effect on greenhouse gas reduction and their contribution to transforming the EU into a thriving society, as intended by the European Green Deal. The thesis draws on public acceptance theory and has been conducted as a two-step Case Study, namely, the deployment of renewable energy facilities in La Rioja, a Spanish region wherein two waves of wind and solar energy plants – during the 2000s and the 2020s – have enjoyed very different degrees of public support. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning How to Learn : Challenges and Learning Experiences in a Network of Southern African - North European Municipal Partnerships

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Ulrika Nilsson; Julia Rothoff; [2023]
    Keywords : Municipal Partnership; interorganizational cooperation; bilateral cooperation; efficiency; symbolic value; SDG 17; North-South relations; southern Africa; South Africa; Botswana; Zambia; development cooperation; learnings; challenges; mutuality;

    Abstract : In the light of the urgence of cooperation in the world, for handling global issues, this study offers a discussion on bilateral cooperation, more specifically on municipal partnerships. While previous research has examined some specific cases on possibilities and challengeswith this kind of cooperation, the view of proven efficiency in relation to the symbolic value has fallen short. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tänka kan man göra på fritiden : närbyråkratens handlingsutrymme i miljöbedömningar för vindkraft

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

    Author : Amanda Viberg; [2023]
    Keywords : närbyråkrat; tillståndsbedömningar; avvägningar; policy;

    Abstract : Denna studie har undersökt hur tjänstemän på länsstyrelsen tolkar och arbetar med tillstånd för vindkraft utifrån policy. Studien fokuserar på hur avvägningar görs mellan rennäringen och vindkraftens intressen inom en ansöknings- och prövningsprocess. READ MORE