Search for dissertations about: "Natural Resources and Sustainable Development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the words Natural Resources and Sustainable Development.

  1. 1. Natural resources and sustainable energy Growth rates and resource flows for low-carbon systems

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Simon Davidsson; Mikael Höök; Gert Jan Kramer; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; low-carbon technology; renewable energy; energy transitions; critical materials; energy metals; material flows; net energy; EROI; life cycle assessment; LCA; growth curves; curve fitting; resource depletion; Natural Resources and Sustainable Development; Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Large-scale deployment of low-carbon energy technologies is important for counteracting anthropogenic climate change and achieving universal energy access. This thesis explores potential growth rates of technologies necessary to reach a more sustainable global energy system, the material and energy flows required to commission these technologies, and potential future availability of the required resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Education for sustainable food consumption in home and consumer studies Lärande för hållbar matkonsumtion i hem- och konsumentkunskap

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Emmalee Gisslevik; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ekologiska livsmedel; Utbildning; Hem- och konsumentkunskap; Grundskolan; Läroplaner; Hållbar utveckling; Natural foods; Curricula; Education; Education; Elementary; Elementary schools; Home economics; Sustainable development; Education for sustainable development; Sustainable consumption; Sustainable food consumption; Compulsory school; Food;

    Abstract : Education as a means to enable sustainable food consumption has gained increasing recognition as a vital means to decrease current burdens upon both natural resources and human health. In response, the Swedish compulsory school subject of home and consumer studies, which positions education about food as core content, has been revised to incorporate in its national syllabus a perspective of sustainable development since 2011. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Development in Swedish Municipalities : To know, to be able, to want and to do

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Sofie Adolfsson Jörby; Erik Arrhenius; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainable development; Swedish municipalities; Hållbar utveckling; Agenda 21; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : A process of change like the building-up of sustainable societies can be visualised as four steps: to know, to be able, to want and to do. To pay attention to the appropriate measures and the best solutions implies a wide range of knowledge of natural and societal conditions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Global energy transitions Renewable energy technology and non-renewable resources

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Geotryckeriet

    Author : Simon Davidsson; Mikael Höök; Kjell Aleklett; Björn Sandén; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; energy transitions; natural resources; renewable energy; sustainable development; growth curves; Natural Resources and Sustainable Development; Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : The global energy system is dominated by the use of fossil fuels. This system suffers from several problems, such as different environmental issues, while the long-term energy security is sometimes questioned. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development of a Risk-Based Decision Model for Prioritizing Microbial Risk Mitigation Measures in Drinking Water Systems

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Viktor Bergion; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; drinking water; water quality modelling; decision support; cost-benefit analysis; microbial risk; quantitative microbial risk assessment; microbial risks; pathogens; drinking water system;

    Abstract : Risk management of drinking water systems is crucial since our society relies on these systems to be robust and sustainable to supply safe drinking water now and to future generations. Pathogens may spread in drinking water systems and cause waterborne outbreaks resulting in human suffering and large costs to the society. READ MORE