Search for dissertations about: "climate change policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 swedish dissertations containing the words climate change policy.

  1. 1. Conditions of ‘Sustainability’ The Case of Climate Change Adaptation in Sweden

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : David Olsson; Mikael Granberg; Line Säll; Stig Montin; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; climate change adaptation; resilience; vulnerability; sustainability; transformation; governing; policy analysis; Bacchi; WPR; discourse analysis; governmentality; political ecology; climate justice; phronesis; climate change; environmental politics; sustainable development; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : By describing climate change as one of the greatest challenges of our time, the Swedish government has expressed a commitment to climate change adaptation as an integral part of the country’s sustainable development efforts. Sweden has also been portrayed as a frontrunner of climate policy and sustainable development. READ MORE

  2. 2. The drive for change putting the means and ends of sport at stake in the organizing of Swedish voluntary sport

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Cecilia Stenling; Tor Söderström; Josef Fahlén; Eivind Å. Skille; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; organizational institutionalism; institutional logics; community sport clubs; voluntary organizations; civil society; governance; organizational change; public policy; sport policy; policy implementation; popular movements; institutionell teori; institutionella logiker; föreningsidrott; idrottsföreningar; idrottsrörelsen; folkrörelse; organisatorisk förändring; idrottspolitik; policy-implementering; civilsamhället; tredje sektorn; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to create knowledge on processes of change in the contemporary organizing of Swedish voluntary sport and the systems of meaning at work in these processes. The thesis proceeds from the assumption that the contemporary public sport policy climate is characterized by a pressure on organized sport to change in order for sport to better serve as an implementer of non-sport goals. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Changing Arctic Climate Science and Policy in the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Annika E. Nilsson; Björn-Ola Linnér; Sofie Storbjörk; Oran R. Young; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Arctic; climate; framing; knowledge production; regime; institution; actor network; co-production; indigenous knowledge; Arktis; klimat; kunskapsproduktion; regim; institution; aktörsnätverk; traditionell kunskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Climate change has often been framed as a global issue but slow progress in the global climate negotiations and an increasing need to plan for local adaptation have made it increasingly salient to also discuss the potential of other arenas for climate policy and knowledge production. This dissertation analyzes the interplay between science and policy at the international regional level based on a study of an assessment of the impacts of climate change in the Arctic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Governing towards sustainability environmental governance and policy change in Swedish forestry and transport

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Erik Hysing; Ingemar Elander; Jan Olsson; Sverker Jagers; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governance; government; modes of governing; public policy; policy change; sustainable development; environmental politics; Swedish forestry; forest policy; Swedish transport; transport policy; politicisation; governing towards sustainability; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Faced with environmental problems such as climate change and biodiversity loss, the dominant political response has been sustainable development, balancing environmental protection against economic prosperity and social justice. While political action is increasingly being called for, the role and capacity of the state is questioned – as captured neatly in the story from government to governance that implies a relocation of authority and power between policy levels and in public-private relations, as well as a radical restructuring within public administration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reducing Swedish Carbon Dioxide Emissions from the Basic Industry and Energy Utilities An Actor and Policy Analysis

    University dissertation from Institutionen för samhällsteknik

    Author : Peter Stigson; Hans Lundberg; Jinyue Yan; Tobias Persson; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; climate change; climate policy; energy policy; EU ETS; Kyoto Protocol; emissions trading; renewable energy certificates; energy tax; carbon dioxide tax; voluntary agreements; environmental law; energy utilities; basic industry; Sverige; klimatförändringar; klimatpolitik; energipolitik; EU ETS; Kyotoprotokollet; utsläppshandel; el-certifikat; energiskatter; koldioxidskatt; frivilliga avtal; program för energieffektivisering; miljölagstiftning; energiproducenter; basindustri; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to analyze the design of the present climate and energy policies. The main focus is on how the policy instruments affect the Swedish stakeholders who are included in the European Union’s Emission Trading Scheme (EU-ETS). READ MORE