Essays about: "transition pathways"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words transition pathways.

  1. 1. Making Socio-Technical Transition Pathways : The establishment of the Swedish Climate Policy Council, an Argumentative Policy Analytical case study

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Eskil Engström; [2021]
    Keywords : transitions discourse; climate change acts; socio-technical transitions; transition pathways; argumentative discourse analysis; climate policy evaluation;

    Abstract : In recent years, several nations have adopted institutional framework laws, so-called Climate Change Acts (CCAs), as means to enforce Paris-compliant mitigation pathways. A key institutional feature to ensure policy stability and compliance with CCAs has been the establishment of independent advisory bodies, tasked with advising on mitigation targets and policy instruments, as well as the, monitoring and evaluation of target attainment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sweeping Shale Gas Under the Rug: Communicating Clean Energy Futures Through the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Shannon Carson; [2021]
    Keywords : energy policy; frames; U.S.-Caribbean; energy security; shale gas; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Energy sector transformation will define our coming decade, as an unprecedented energy transition is required to keep the planet to 2°C warming. Despite this urgency, strong governmental resistance to low-carbon energy transitions is observed. Under the Obama administration, a Caribbean energy policy was pursued that exemplifies this resistance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modelling the Energy Transition on the Western Isles, Scotland : Scenario analysis to compare future pathways on the island of Lewis and Harris

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Alisdair James Price; [2021]
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    Abstract : Renewable energy potential at a local level is important if communities are to play a role in the wider global energy transition. The following thesis studies the ongoing transition on the island of Lewis and Harris, part of the Western Isles, Scotland. A PLEXOS energy model is constructed, focusing on the island’s electricity system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Local carbon budgets as a tool for sustainability transitions : Three emerging narratives of change and governance

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Sanna Gunnarsson; [2021]
    Keywords : sustainability transitions; narratives of change; local governance; carbon budget; climate change;

    Abstract : This study takes as a starting point that climate change must be seen as interrelated with other social, technological, political, and ecological challenges of our times, and that it is closely linked to the local arena of policy and planning. By this, the study is guided by the notion that sustainability transitions are needed to combat climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transformation of the Aviation industry : Exploring alternative renewal fuel pathways

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Michele Zoccatelli; Edoardo Nascimbeni; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate change; aviation; alternative fuels; modelling scenarios; hydrogen; biofuels; electric aircraft; Klimatförändringar; flyg; alternativa bränslen; modelleringsscenarier; väte; biodrivmedel; elflygplan;

    Abstract : This master thesis will be part of a larger project called Sustainable Energy Transition in Aviation (SETA), which will be done in collaboration with the Division of Sustainability, Industrial Dynamics and Entrepreneurship (SIDE) at INDEK. The overall thesis aims to contribute to accelerate the energy transition within the aviation sector, with a focus on three technologies: bio-based jet fuels, hydrogen fuels and electrical aircraft. READ MORE