Search for dissertations about: "environmental debt"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental debt.

  1. 1. Asymmetries : Conceptualizing Environmental Inequalities as Ecological Debt and Ecologically Unequal Exchange

    Author : Rikard Warlenius; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental justice; Ecological debt; Ecologically unequal exchange; Environmental history; Ecological Marxism; Ecological economics; World system analysis;

    Abstract : In this compilation thesis, consisting of six papers and an introductory chapter, the concepts of ecological debt, climate debt, ecologically unequal exchange, and unequal carbon sink appropriation are at the centre. Their intellectual and political histories are traced to environmental justice movements, ecological economics and neo-Marxist economics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Long-term Environmental Problems, Economic Measures and Physical Indicators

    Author : Christian Azar; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : stability analysis; discounting; environmental debt; sustainability; intergenerational; weight factors; population dynamics; the greenhouse effect; economics; indicators;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five papers and an introduction dealing with various aspects of the use of environmental resources. In both Paper I, The marginal cost of CO2 emissions, and Paper II, Discounting and distributional considerations in the context of global warming, we analyse the economics of the greenhouse effect. READ MORE

  3. 3. Socio-Ecological Principles and Indicators for Sustainability

    Author : John Holmberg; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : harvesting; principles; sustainability; environmental debt; indicators;

    Abstract : In this thesis I have developed science-based description models, concepts, measures and methods for use in the transformation of the societal metabolism towards sustainability. The thesis is based on five papers: In Paper I, we analyse various factors that are important for the design of socio-ecological indicators. READ MORE

  4. 4. Plant community assembly and biodiversity: a spatio-temporal perspective

    Author : Oliver Purschke; Biodiversitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; phylogenetic diversity; null model; life-history traits; land use history; landscape fragmentation; dispersal; functional diversity; semi-natural grasslands;

    Abstract : Biodiversity, the variety of life at all organisational levels from genes to ecosystems, affects ecosystem processes and therefore the goods and services ecosystems provide. More research is needed to provide new insights into biodiversity changes and the processes that drive these changes, in order to formulate effective policy and conservation measures to stop the ongoing biodiversity loss. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding Technical Debt and Assumption-Related Challenges in the Domain of Cyber-Physical Systems

    Author : Md Abdullah Al Mamun; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Technical Debt; Cyber-Physical Systems; Assumptions; Software Engineering;

    Abstract : In today's world software is contributing a substantial part of the new functionalities and innovations of the automotive industry. So the size and the complexity of the software is dramatically increasing with time, which comes with additional challenges, e.g., implicit assumptions or technical debt. READ MORE