Search for dissertations about: "energy justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words energy justice.

  1. 1. In the Name of Energy Efficiency : Justice and energy poverty in the energy transition of Swedish housing

    Author : Jenny von Platten; Avdelningen för Byggnadsfysik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Energy transition; Housing; Justice; Energy poverty; Economic inequality; Flexibility;

    Abstract : The energy transition of housing is accelerating in parallel with economic inequality reaching historically high levels. There is thus an opportunity to reduce inequalities in living conditions, but also a risk that the costs of the transition are unequally distributed and aggravate existing inequalities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on energy demand and renewable natural resource management

    Author : Justice Tei Mensah; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis is a collection of five self-contained papers in the area of energy demand and renewable natural resource management. Paper 1 analyzes the dynamics in cooking fuel choices among Ghanaian households over the period 2005 and 2013 and further investigate the main forces driving households’ choice of cooking fuel. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethical Aspects of Radiation Risk Management

    Author : Per Wikman-Svahn; John Cantwell; Carl F. Cranor; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; radiation protection; radiological protection; nuclear power; nuclear energy; social issues; ethical issues; ethics; risk; uncertainty; value judgments; precautionary principle; distributive issues; justice; limits; prioritarianism; responsibility; egalitarianism; black swan; black elephant; risk management;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the assumption that the intersection of moral philosophy and practical risk management is a rewarding area to study. In particular, the thesis assumes that concepts, ideas, and methods that are used in moral philosophy can be of great benefit for risk analysis, but also that practices in risk regulation provide a useful testing ground for moral philosophical theories. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sharing the doughnut : Exploring sustainable and just futures

    Author : Eléonore Fauré; Ulrika Gunnarsson-Östling; Göran Finnveden; Frances Fahy; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainability goals; goal conflicts; trade-offs; environmental justice; futures studies; backcasting; future scenarios; climate and energy targets; sustainability assessments; Objectifs de durabilité; Conflit d objectifs de durabilité; justice environnementale; prospective; backcasting; évaluation d impacts de durabilité; Hållbarhetsmål; målkonflikter; miljörättvisa; framtidsstudier; backcasting; framtidsscenarier; klimat och energimål; hållbarhetsutvärderingar; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Despite decades of international discussions or summits on the need to radically reduce e.g. increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHGs) or biodiversity loss, these are still rising. READ MORE

  5. 5. Where the Wind Blows : the socio-political geography of wind power development in Finland, Norway and Sweden

    Author : Johanna Liljenfeldt; Örjan Pettersson; Kerstin Westin; Olof Stjernström; Peter Schmitt; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wind power; planning; land use; participation; power relations; energy justice; mixed methods; Finland; Norway; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis analysis the planning process for large-scale wind power development in Finland, Norway and Sweden. The aim is to explore the emerging power relations and socio-economic dynamics of the negotiation, planning and realization of this new development. READ MORE