Search for dissertations about: "forest policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 swedish dissertations containing the words forest policy.

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

    Author : Erik Hysing; Ingemar Elander; Jan Olsson; Sverker Jagers; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Political science; 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

  2. 2. Forest water governance : challenges in cross-sectoral and multi-level collaboration

    Author : Irina Mancheva; Katarina Eckerberg; Anna Zachrisson; Susan Baker; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Forest water; Governance; Cross-sectoral governance; Multi-level governance; Governance mode; Collaborative governance; Natural resource management; Environmental policy; Water Framework Directive;

    Abstract : Forests and water are highly interconnected with forestry practices negatively affecting forest water. In the last five decades, the Swedish state has enacted multiple policy changes and allocated significant resources towards the implementation of soft policy instruments to alleviate the effects on forest water. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wooded or treeless pastures? : Linking policy, farmers' decisions and biodiversity

    Author : Simon Jakobsson; Regina Lindborg; Sara A O Cousins; Jan Plue; Tim Benton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; bat; biodiversity; bird; canopy cover; Common Agricultural Policy; European Union; farmer; functional diversity; germination; grassland; multi-taxa; pasture; plant; policy; seed sowing; tree density; trees; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : Worldwide, biodiversity conservation is one of the key challenges for a sustainable future of nature and society. It is particularly important to preserve high quality habitats within otherwise intensively managed agricultural landscapes. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of the Forest in Climate Policy

    Author : Mathilda Eriksson; Runar Brännlund; Tommy Lundgren; Brent Sohngen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; climate change; integrated assessment; forest carbon sequestration; forest bioenergy; avoided deforestation; afforestation; uncertainty; dynamic modeling; DICE; RICE; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : AbstractIn Paper [I], I develop the FOR-DICE model to analyze optimal global forest carbon management. The FOR-DICE is a simple framework for assessing the role of the boreal, tropical, and temperate forests as both a source of renewable energy and a resource to sequester and store carbon. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the contribution of forest bioenergy to climate change mitigation

    Author : Olivia Cintas Sanchez; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Forest bioenergy; forest management; climate change; energy systems.; GHG balances; forest supply; carbon budget;

    Abstract : Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have to be drastically reduced to keep global warming below 2 degrees. Bioenergy can play a role in climate change mitigation by substituting for fossil fuels. READ MORE