Essays about: "permit decisions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words permit decisions.

  1. 1. Climate change law and litigation in Sweden with scenarios from Europe : Possibilities for members of the public to challenge the state's responsibility for climate change through litigation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ana-Sofia Valderas; [2019]
    Keywords : climate change law; climate change litigation; Sweden; greenhouse gas emissions; Paris Agreement; European Convention on Human Rights; Aarhus Convention; environmental human rights; tort law; climate policy decisions; permit decisions; judicial review;

    Abstract : The Swedish government is legally obliged to conduct climate policy work that will protect nature and humanity from the harmful effects of climate change. Obligations related to the environment arise under Swedish domestic law, European law and international law. READ MORE

  2. 2. Smart Curtain : An Innovative System for Energy Conservation

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.); KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : JACOB HÄGGQVIST; ERIK WEDIN; [2016]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The goal of the thesis was constructing a control system for a curtain that would regulate its position between up- and down states depending on out/indoor temperature and incoming solar radiation in order to be more energy efficient. A curtain hanging in front of a window creates a pocket of air, which in tandem with the curtain insulates the window and decreases heat loss, but at the same time it vastly decreases how much solar energy enters the room. READ MORE

  3. 3. WIND FARM DECOMMISSIONING: A DETAILED APPROACH TO ESTIMATE FUTURE COSTS IN SWEDEN

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : John McCarthy; [2015]
    Keywords : Wind Energy; Decommissioning; Security Bond; Model; Future; Regulations;

    Abstract : Although targets for renewable energy exist in Sweden, developing wind energy has proven to be challenging for developers. This is due in part to the demands made by authorities for monetary amounts to be set aside to take care of wind turbine dismantling and site restoration costs at the end of their lifecycle. READ MORE

  4. 4. The interaction between local building committees and public officials

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Lena Marcusson; Marcus Kollberg; [2014]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The local building committee is responsible for handling building permits. The committeeconsists partly of elected politicians that, among other things, make decisions regarding buildingpermits. READ MORE

  5. 5. ASSESSING THE LIVELIHOOD GAINS OF FOREST HOST COMMUNITIES AND THE MANAGEMENT OF THE BOBIRI FOREST RESERVE (BFR) IN GHANA

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Seth Opoku Mensah; [2012]
    Keywords : Bobiri Forest Reserve; Co-Management; Ecosystem Services; Stakeholders; Sustainable Livelihoods; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Study assesses the livelihood gains of forest host communities and management of the Bobiri Forest Reserve in Ghana. The communal/admitted rights of the people of Kubease to the Reserve allow the locals to collect certain quantities of specific NTFPs for personal use without any payment. READ MORE