Essays about: "sustainability science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 495 essays containing the words sustainability science.

  1. 1. An oasis for students : investigating the potential co-benefits of schoolyard redesign for climate adaptation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Aimée Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability science; urban heat island; schoolyard greening; education; youth participation; children; health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to climate change and the urban heat island effect, urban areas face increasing heat stress, a change that has severe consequences on human health. While the need for climate adaptation is pressing, the impact of climate adaptation projects on other sectors also needs to be carefully examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. Putting all the sustainable development eggs in the private sector basket : An investigation into hegemonic struggle in the Danish development community over increasing private sector-driven development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Louise Maria Skotte Møller; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Development Finance; Private Sector-Driven Development; Civil Society; Critical Discourse Analysis; Hegemony; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : How sustainable development (SD) is envisioned, practiced and financed is a crucial question today. In Denmark, the former government introduced private sector-driven development (PSDD) at the heart of Danish development cooperation. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Assessment Based on Indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals in Spain : A Data Science Approach

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Carlos de Miguel Ramos; [2020]
    Keywords : SDG; correlation; regression; SDG; korrelation; regression;

    Abstract : The global sustainable development has been marked by the United Nations plans for more than two decades. These plans have been adopted by most of the developed and developing countries to achieve the 2030 Agenda, currently formed by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green growth and decoupling as legitimation strategies : How businesses manage the incompatibility of economic growth and corporate environmental sustainability

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Management & Organisation

    Author : Jonathan Balsvik; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability reporting; legitimacy theory; decoupling; green growth.;

    Abstract : International organisations and global businesses aim to achieve green growth through the decoupling of economic growth and environmental impacts. However, increased evidence calls into question the approach of green growth, that has been adopted by international institutions such as the UN and the OECD. READ MORE