Search for dissertations about: "Björn-Ola Linnér"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Björn-Ola Linnér.

  1. 1. The world household : Georg Borgström and the postwar population-resource crisis

    Author : Björn Ola Linnér; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental history; natural resources; population growth; conservation; natural resource policy; environmental ideology; Georg Borgström; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with how the agenda of environmental issues was set in the early postwar years. Natural resources were placed high on the agenda of international politics, the scientific community and the media. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate change adaptation processes : Regional and sectoral stakeholder perspectives

    Author : Karin André; Björn-Ola Linnér; Louise Simonsson; Anna Jonsson; Kate Lonsdale; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Adaptation processes; adaptive capacity; climate change; forestry; participatory methods; perceptions; private and public organizations; risks; roles; stakeholder dialogues; stakeholders; Sweden; transdisciplinarity; urban regions; Anpassningskapacitet; anpassningsprocesser; deltagandemetoder; intressenter; intressentdialoger; klimatförändringar; privata och offentliga organisationer; risker; roller; skogsbruk; Sverige; transdisciplinaritet; uppfattningar; urbana regioner;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses how societal adaptation processes in public and private sectors at the regional to local level in Sweden are enacted. The thesis pays particular attention to critical factors that constrain or enable adaptation by focussing on: who are the stakeholders, how do different stakeholders perceive their capacity to adapt, and the role of stakeholder interaction in facilitating adaptation processes A combination of two analytical perspectives is used where one is based on key concepts within adaptation literature, and the other draws on boundary crossing and transdisciplinary knowledge production (stakeholders, adaptive capacity, and science-based stakeholder dialogues). READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring the Role of Visualization in Climate Change Communication – an Audience Perspective

    Author : Anne Gammelgaard Ballantyne; Victoria Wibeck; Tina-Simone Schmid Neset; Björn-Ola Linnér; Irene Lorenzoni; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate visualization; Climate change communication; Meaning; Lay audiences; Focus group interviews; Social semiotics; Klimatvisualisering; Klimatkommunikation; Meningsskapande; Allmänheten; Fokusgruppsstudier;

    Abstract : Climate change communication is a topical and relevant issue, and it is widely acknowledged that public communication about causes, impacts and action alternatives is integral to addressing the challenges of the changing climate. Climate visualization concerns the communication of climate information and data through the use of different information technologies and different modes of visual representation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Framing the water and sanitation challenge : A history of urban water supply and sanitation in Ghana 1909 - 2005

    Author : Anna Bohman; Lena Andersson-Skog; Urban Strandberg; Björn-Ola Linnér; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ghana; urban water supply; sanitation; institutional change; policy development; frames; private sector participation; economic history; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the development of urban water supply and sanitation services in Ghana from 1909 to 2005.  Special focus is put on institutional arrangements with regard to networked, large scale and centrally managed water and sewerage services. READ MORE

  5. 5. Historical responsibility : Assessing the past in international climate negotiations

    Author : Mathias Friman (Fridahl); Björn-Ola Linnér; Mattias Hjerpe; Adil Najam; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Historical responsibility; UNFCCC negotiations; discourse;

    Abstract : Assessments of the past are essential to the struggle over the right to define the normative position of history under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Despite this importance, attempts to analyze the use of history in this context are rare. READ MORE