Search for dissertations about: "Åsa Svenfelt"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Åsa Svenfelt.

  1. 1. Regional  food supply and sustainable use of natural resources

    University dissertation from Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Åsa Svenfelt; [2000]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis presents a theoretical framework for evaluating sustainability in industrialized regions, especially with respect to food systems. The focus is on ecosystem life-support as a basis for food production and the potential for moving towards a sustainable food supply system. READ MORE

  2. 2. Two strategies for dealing with uncertainty in social-ecological systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Åsa Svenfelt; Göran Finnveden; Karl-Henrik Dreborg; Rebecka Milestad; Philip J. Vergragt; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Futures studies; social-ecological systems; feedback loops; environmental policy; environmental quality objectives; participation; scenarios; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The scale of environmental problems is increasing. Globalisation and trade haveweakened the links between the ecosystems in which goods are produced and thecommunities in which they are consumed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stories of Pasts and Futures in Planning

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Luciane Aguiar Borges; Hans Westlund; Åsa Svenfelt; Feras Hammami; Erik Westholm; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Stories; Pasts; Futures; Planning; Power; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Societies are constantly changing, facing new challenges and possibilities generated by innovative technologies, sociospatial re-structuring and mobilities. This research approaches these challenges by exploring the role that stories about pasts, presents and futures play in planning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Enabling socio-technical transitions – electric vehicles and high voltage electricity grids as focal points of low emission futures

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Martin Albrecht; Åsa Svenfelt; Göran Finnveden; Jonas Åkerman; Anna Kramers; Måns Nilsson; Anna Bergek; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socio-technical system; innovation system; transition; MLP; TIS; low emission future; electric vehicles; high voltage transmission grid; Sweden; Norway; Denmark; Finland; United Kingdom; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Today humankind is facing numerous sustainability challenges that require us to question CO2 intensive practices like those present in the transport and energy sector. To meet those challenges, many countries have adopted ambitious climate targets. Achieving such targets requires an understanding of the wider socio-technical context of transitions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contribution of ICT to Climate Targets of Cities Exploring the potential of Information and Communication Technologies in reducing emissions and energy use from buildings and travel

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Anna Kramers; Mattias Höjer; Åsa Svenfelt; Anders Gullberg; Marko Turpeinen; Magnus Enell; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how ICT solutions can assist in lowering energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from buildings and travel in order to help cities meet their climate targets. It also provides an overview of relevant research intended to furnish new knowledge about the issues involved and to find solutions to social problems. READ MORE