Essays about: "urban transition experiments"

Found 4 essays containing the words urban transition experiments.

  1. 1. Urban transition experiments for global climate goals : learning from effective interventions to reduce car use in Lund municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Paula Kuss; [2021]
    Keywords : transport intervention; car use reduction; urban mobility; urban transition experiments; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : To limit global warming to 1.5°C, concerted efforts to drastically reduce GHG emissions by 2030 are needed. Lund municipality has ambitious climate goals for 2030, however, high emissions from transport and especially private car use endanger their achievement. READ MORE

  2. 2. How do cities work with transformative change? Malmö’s and Copenhagen’s approach to energy efficiency in buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Paulina Lis; [2020]
    Keywords : cities; energy; energy efficiency; transitions; sustainability; buildings; green buildings; energy transitions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Global inefficient energy use poses a significant risk to climate change and air quality worldwide; therefore, there is an urgent need to transform today's energy system into one that is rooted in efficiency. The building sector represents an opportunity to reduce energy use and has the potential to unlock additional co-benefits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban experimentation in support of Sweden's sustainability transition : a case study of Brunnshög in Lund

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Jessica Clevenger; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; sustainable urban development; socio-technical systems; multi-level perspective; transition pathways; urban experiment; Brunnshög; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The number of people living in urban areas has increased significantly over the past few decades. As such, cities have become centers for population and economic growth. These two factors, however, are also the most significant drivers of fossil fuel related CO2 emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban Policy Implications on the Electric Vehicle Transition in Berlin and Washington, DC

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Tina Sänger; [2018]
    Keywords : Electric Vehicle; Environmental Governance; Sociotechnical transition; Sustainable Development; Urban Development; Urban Policy;

    Abstract : This thesis argues for an approach which goes beyond the conventional urban climate governance view. With engagement in social-technical practices, a more sustainable and inclusive way of transforming the city can be accomplished. One way of doing so is with the offering of the urban living lab as a playground for real-life experiments. READ MORE