Search for dissertations about: "Environmental humanities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 131 swedish dissertations containing the words Environmental humanities.

  1. 1. Managing high environmental performance? Applying life cycle approaches and environmental certification tools in the building and real estate sectors

    University dissertation from Stockholm, Sweden : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Nils W. O. Brown; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Buildings; operational energy use; life cycle assessment; environmental certification; environmental assessment; renovation; strategy; design process; value creation; embodied environmental impacts; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is  to demonstrate and critically assess life cycle approaches’ and environmental certification (EC) tools’ potential for supporting decisions for improved environmental performance in the building and real estate sectors.Using life cycle approaches, the thesis shows that for new build and renovation cases aiming for low operational energy use that embodied global warming potential (GWP) due to material production can constitute a large portion of a building’s lifetime GWP. READ MORE

  2. 2. A QUEST FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SOVEREIGNTY Chicana/o Literary Experiences of Water (Mis)Management and Environmental Degradation in the US Southwest

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : María Isabel Perez-Ramos; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Environmental humanities; ecocriticism; environmental history; comparative literature; U.S. Southwest; Chicana o; subaltern literature; environmental justice; water; political ecology; postcoloniality; decoloniality.; Miljöhumaniora; ekokritik; miljöhistoria; litteraturhistoria; sydvästra USA; Chicana o; subaltern litteratur; miljörättvisa; vatten; politisk ekologi; postkolonialitet; dekolonialitet.; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Abstract : The U.S. Southwest is a semi-arid region affected by numerous environmental problems. Chicana/o communities have been directly affected by such problems, especially ever since the region was annexed from Mexico by the United States in the mid-nineteenth century. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stimulating the diffusion of environmental technologies through export

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Wisdom Kanda; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Environmental Technology; Technology Diffusion; Export; Internationalisation;

    Abstract : Contemporary environmental problems represent complex societal challenges, and as these problems become increasingly global, the international diffusion of environmental technologies is essential. One way to diffuse technologies internationally is through export. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainability for Whom? The Politics of Imagining Environmental Change in Education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Hanna Sjögren; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Environmental humanities; feminist theory; philosophy of education; posthumanities; teacher education; human-animal studies; sustainability; sustainable development; post-politics; social imaginaries; Humanistiska miljöstudier; feministisk teori; utbildningsfilosofi; posthumaniora; lärarutbildning; människa-djur-studier; hållbarhet; hållbar utveckling; postpolitik; imaginärer;

    Abstract : Global initiatives regarding environmental change have increasingly become part of political agendas and of our collective imagination. In order to form sustainable societies, education is considered crucial by organizations such as the United Nations and the European Union. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Understanding Energy Efficiency in Shipping

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Hannes Johnson; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

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