Essays about: "natural resources"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 993 essays containing the words natural resources.

  1. 1. The thinking of New Public Governance in Swedish crisis preparedness: A case study of The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lydia Douglasdotter; [2023-01-23]
    Keywords : Collaboration; Natural disasters; The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency; MSB; Co-production; New Public Governance; NPG;

    Abstract : During 2021, a rising number of natural disasters occurred across Europe. Such events evoke passionate debates concerning guilt, accountability and regarding the division of responsibilities for crisis preparedness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neo-Aristotelian naturalism in light of the modal explanatory account

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Elias Kjörk; [2023-01-20]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Neo-Aristotelian naturalism is a metaethical theory that takes moral virtue to be a form of natural goodness in human beings, comparable to deep roots in oaks. The theory evaluates a particular species' goods and defects with intuitive teleological judgments called natural-historical judgments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stability improvement to a ruthenium catalyst for partial oxidation of methane

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Melker Axelsson; [2023]
    Keywords : catalysis; reaction engineering; kinetics; partial oxidation; chemical engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Catalytic partial oxidation of methane (CPOM) is an energy-efficient alternative to steam reforming, the currently prevailing method for energy production from natural gas. Hulteberg Chemistry & Engineering AB has developed a catalyst for the partial oxidation of methane into syngas, for use in solid oxide fuel cells. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate impunity and the ‘accountability gap’ in Sub-Saharan Africa: is the successful prosecution of corporate involvement in atrocity crimes within reach?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Joseph Keogh; [2022]
    Keywords : International criminal law; corporate criminal liability; transnational corporations; atrocity crime; corporate impunity; Africa; Global North; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Although transnational corporations (hereinafter TNCs) often far outmatch States in terms of resources and influence over the direction of the world economy, they are generally unaccounted for when operating outside the territories in which they are incorporated (hereinafter ‘home States’). This thesis will look specifically at those TNCs that rely on natural resource extraction as their main source of profit. READ MORE

  5. 5. “The forest is gone bit by bit" - Deforestation and its impacts on indigenous communities in Prey Lang, Cambodia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Marie Theresa Jürgensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Kuy indigenous people; resource frontiers; frontiers of existence; Prey Lang; Cambodia; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Globally, deforestation is occurring at staggering rates and causing tremendous impacts on the planet. Indigenous people, in particular, have long depended on the forest, and their beliefs and ways of life are highly affected by the changes occurring around them. READ MORE