Essays about: "political ecology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 132 essays containing the words political ecology.

  1. 1. Degrowth in Swedish Climate Politics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Andrine Allansson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : climate change; consumption; degrowth; economy; growth; politics; technology;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most pressing problems of the contemporary world and has lead to a number of global agreements aimed at solving the situation. In doing so, sustainable development and economic growth are usually the promoted solutions, with the argument that it will lead to increased well-being and environmental protection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women’s fuelwood collection and deforestation : Effects on women’s everyday lives and environments in Kabadio, Casamance and Diagane Barka, Sine-Saloum.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Sofia Tiainen; [2019]
    Keywords : Women; fuelwood collection; forest degradation; livelihoods; feminist political ecology; West Africa; Senegal;

    Abstract : Previous research and literature commonly agree to the fact that women, especially rural women, is the most vulnerable group in society. Many of them tend to be found in the poorest sections of society. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Life is Chaos Now" : Water, Modernity and Changing Landscapes in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Anders Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Mekong; climate change; modernity; Vietnam; migration; markets; water; landscapes;

    Abstract : This study details the effects of climate change and market fluctuations on the rural district of Cu Lao Dung located in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam. Using theoretical concepts on modernity, the environment and water from researchers Arjun Appadurai, Tim Ingold and Veronica Strang I study the political ecology of the Delta. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bladyta och virkesproduktion i fullskiktad granskog skött med blädningsbruk

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Elin Edman; [2019]
    Keywords : bladyteindex; gran; blädningsbruk; ljusinsläpp; virkesproduktion; hyggesfritt skogsbruk; Leaf Area Index; Norway spruce; single-tree selection system; light penetration; volume growth; continous cover forestry;

    Abstract : I dagens samhälle har klimatförändringarna tagit en allt större plats i den politiska debatten, vilket har resulterat i att det numera är många olika värden som är viktiga att ta hänsyn till i skogsbruket förutom virkesproduktion. Samhället vill ha en större variation inom skogsskötseln och en ökad användning av hyggesfria skötselmetoder. READ MORE

  5. 5. "No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there" : Examining the hegemony of fossil fuels in the Trudeau government's discourse on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Naima Kraushaar-Friesen; [2019]
    Keywords : Trans Mountain pipeline; Canada; fossil-fuel hegemony; climate change; political ecology; carbon lock-in; Critical Discourse Analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As the world’s fifth largest oil producer, and holder of the third largest proven oil reserves, Canada is poised to significantly impact future global carbon emissions. The present government, under the leadership of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is seeking to simultaneously position itself as a global climate leader while supporting the exploitation of Canada’s extensive bitumen oil reserves. READ MORE