Search for dissertations about: "environmental law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 185 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental law.

  1. 1. On Sustainability of Biomass for Energy and the Governance Thereof

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Oskar Englund; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bioenergy; biomass production; sustainability; land use; governance; certification; environmental legislation; biodiversity; ecosystem services; biomass resources; GIS; spatial modelling;

    Abstract : Due to concerns about climate change, energy security, and resource scarcity, non- renewable resources are increasingly being displaced by biomass. As with most human activities, the production of biobased products can be associated with negative impacts. Primarily, this relates to the biomass supply systems, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enforcing Environmental Responsibilities A Comparative Study of Environmental Administrative Law

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Annika K. Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Other law Environmental law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Övrig rätt Miljörätt; Miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the distrubution of responsibilities in the environmental law enforcement procedure, between the state and the individual environmental actor. The state and its public authorities have a fundamental environmental responsibility. This responsibility is nevertheless shared with the actors. READ MORE

  3. 3. The significance of the default A study in environmental law methodology with emphasis on ecological sustainability and international biodiversity law

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Aðalheiður Jóhannsdóttir; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental law; international law; international biodiversity law; environmental law methodology; the default of law; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Other law Environmental law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Övrig rätt Miljörätt;

    Abstract : The legal operationalisation of ecological sustainability concerns all levels of legal control. The ensuring of full biodiversity is an indispensible component of ecological sustainability. At the same time, biodiversity losses continue to be a serious problem in many regions of the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transboundary Law for Social-Ecological Resilience? A Study on Eutrophication in the Baltic Sea Area

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Law, Stockholm University

    Author : Brita Bohman; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transboundary pollution control; transboundary law; eutrophication; social-ecological resilience; ecosystem approach; environmental law; environmental governance; the Baltic Sea; ocean governance; miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation evaluates the role and effectiveness of law in the transboundary environmental governance of the Baltic Sea with regard to eutrophication. To this end, it reviews the applicable international agreements with their related instruments, as well as the EU legal frameworks, for the protection of the Baltic Sea environment on the basis of theories on resilience in social-ecological systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental Policy Space and International Investment Law

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Åsa Romson; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; policy space; environmental law; international investment law; IIA; fair and equitable treatment; legitimate expectations; national treatment; indirect expropriation; chilling effect; miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses the implications of international investment law on host states’ legal ability to protect the environment, regulate sustainable use of natural resources, and develop new approaches to manage environmental risks and uncertainties. ‘Environmental policy space’ is found to be a useful term when exploring the regulatory autonomy in this context. READ MORE