Search for dissertations about: "environmental school"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental school.

  1. 1. The Karma of Products : Exploring the Causality of Environmental Pressure with Causal Loop Diagram and Environmental Footprint

    Author : Rafael Laurenti; Björn Frostell; Andrius Plepys; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Products; Environmental Pressure; Causal Loop Diagram; Environmental Footprint; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : Environmental pressures from consumer products and mechanisms of predetermination were examined in this thesis using causal loop diagram (CLD) and life cycle assessment (LCA) footprinting to respectively illustrate and provide some indicators about these mechanisms. Theoretical arguments and their practical implications were subjected to qualitative and quantitative analysis, using secondary and primary data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Asthma in school age : prevalence, incidence and remission in relation to environmental determinants

    Author : Martin Andersson; Eva Rönmark; Bertil Forsberg; Per Nafstad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; wheeze; environment; prevalence; incidence; remission; vehicle traffic; sensitization; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background In the past half-century, the prevalence of asthma among children and adolescents has risen and asthma has become an important public health challenge in Sweden as well as in many other countries, necessitating further studies on this complex disease and its risk factor pattern. The studies included in this thesis aimed to investigate the clinical expression of childhood asthma over time, to describe the determinants of new-onset and remission of asthma, and to evaluate possible environmental risk factors in northern Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Young People's "Sustainability Consciousness" : Effects of ESD Implementation in Swedish Schools

    Author : Daniel Olsson; Niklas Gericke; Chang-Rundgren Shu-Nu; Anna Uitto; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Compulsory school; Adolescents; Education for sustainable development; Pupils’ perceptions; Sustainability attitudes; Sustainability behavior; Sustainability consciousness; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development is approaching its end and it is important to investigate the effects of the efforts to implement education for sustainable development (ESD) nationally, before decisions on forthcoming efforts are made. There are few investigations of the effect of ESD implementation that take a broad approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Responsible Business Person : Studies of business education for sustainability

    Author : Pernilla Andersson; Magnus Boström; Jenny Gunnarsson-Payne; Johan Öhman; Malin Ideland; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; education; sustainable development; responsibility; environment; business; curriculum; teaching; discourse analysis; poststructuralism; pedagogy; classroom; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : Calls for the inclusion of sustainable development in the business curriculum have increased significantly in the wake of the financial crisis and increased concerns around climate change. This has led to the appearance of new initiatives and the development of new teaching approaches. READ MORE

  5. 5. The new environmental context for disease transmission : with case studies on climate change and tick-borne encephalitis

    Author : Elisabet Lindgren; Paul Epstein; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

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