Search for dissertations about: "environmental politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental politics.

  1. 1. The industry role in policymaking : Policy learning in climate politics

    Author : Peter Stigson; Yan Jinyue; Thomas B. Johansson; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Climate policy; Policy learning; Participatory policymaking; Policy evaluation; Voluntary agreements; Negotiated agreements; Industry; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Climatic change has sparked a broad range of responses on all societal levels. New initiatives and negotiations, scientific findings, and technological developments, have established a novel framework for policymaking and industrial abatement investments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate Science for Policy? The knowledge politics of the IPCC after Copenhagen

    Author : Jasmine Livingston; BECC: Biodiversity and Ecosystem services in a Changing Climate; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; climate change; science; politics; IPCC; knowledge; performance;

    Abstract : The rise of climate change as an issue of global concern has rested on scientific representation and understanding of the causes and impacts of, and responses to climatic change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), in particular, has been central to how climate change has become known as a global political problem. READ MORE

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

    Author : Hanna Sjögren; Per Gyberg; Cecilia Åsberg; Stacy Alaimo; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; 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

  4. 4. Understanding interest politics in social-ecological systems : Mechanisms behind emergent policy responses to environmental change

    Author : Kirill Orach; Maja Schlüter; Henrik Österblom; Thorsten Blenckner; Scott Page; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Social-ecological system; policy process; interest group; agent-based modelling; process tracing; adaptive governance; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Environmental policymaking is embedded in social-ecological systems (SES) that continuously evolve and change, often in unexpected and non-linear ways. Such challenges call for responsive policymaking that adjusts policy when new information and knowledge about social-ecological change is available. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Politics of People - Not Just Mangroves and Monkeys : A study of the theory and practice of community-based management of natural resources in Zanzibar

    Author : Fred Saunders; Björn Hassler; Vesa-Matti Loiske; Frances Cleaver; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Actor-oriented theory; CBNRM; Community conservation; Conservation conflict; CPR theory; Environmental science; ICDP; Institutional theory; Mangroves; Participatory governance; Power; Zanzibar;

    Abstract : Community-based management of natural resource (CBNRM) projects have commonly failed to deliver conservation and development benefits. This thesis examined how the theoretical assumptions of common pool resource (CPR) theory have contributed to the indifferent performance of CBNRM projects. READ MORE