Search for dissertations about: "global environmental justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words global environmental justice.

  1. 1. Beyond Waste Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainable global physical resource management; global waste management; systems thinking; life cycle thinking; planning framework; global environmental justice; circular economy;

    Abstract : Current physical resource management (PRM) was investigated in a global perspective in this thesis, to gain a deeper understanding of its implications in a sustainability perspective. In particular, the main challenges to the current PRM system and the kinds of systemic changes needed for sustainable PRM were examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond Waste Management : Challenges to Sustainable Global Physical Resource Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Björn Frostell; Olga Kordas; Anju Singh; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainable global physical resource management; global waste management; systems thinking; life cycle thinking; planning framework; global environmental justice; circular economy; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : Current physical resource management (PRM) was investigated in a global perspective in this thesis, to gain a deeper understanding of its implications in a sustainability perspective. In particular, the main challenges to the current PRM system and the kinds of systemic changes needed for sustainable PRM were examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainability goals combining social and environmental aspects

    Author : Eléonore Fauré; Göran Finnveden; Ulrika Gunnarsson Östling; Alf Hornborg; Jonas Nässen; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainability goals; goal conflicts; trade-offs; environmental justice; backcasting; future scenarios; climate and energy targets.; Hållbarhetsmål; målkonflikter; miljörättvisa; backcasting; framtidsscenarier; klimat och energimål.; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how to take into account both environmental and social sustainability goals to be used in scenarios or in policymaking.In paper I, we select four sustainability goals that have to be fulfilled by 2050 in normative future scenarios for Sweden in a degrowth context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Global Warming and Our Natural Duties of Justice : A cosmopolitan political conception of justice

    Author : Aaron Maltais; Jörgen Hermansson; Ludvig Beckman; Edward Page; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Global warming; climate change; global justice; natural duties; political conception; contractualism; intergenerational; political duty; political authority; collective action; public goods; John Rawls; Thomas Nagel; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Compelling research in international relations and international political economy on global warming suggests that one part of any meaningful effort to radically reverse current trends of increasing green house gas (GHG) emissions is shared policies among states that generate costs for such emissions in many if not most of the world’s regions. Effectively employing such policies involves gaining much more extensive global commitments and developing much stronger compliance mechanism than those currently found in the Kyoto Protocol. READ MORE

  5. 5. A QUEST FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SOVEREIGNTY : Chicana/o Literary Experiences of Water (Mis)Management and Environmental Degradation in the US Southwest

    Author : María Isabel Perez-Ramos; Sverker Sörlin; Marco Armiero; Joni Adamson; Maria Herrera Sobek; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Environmental humanities; ecocriticism; environmental history; comparative literature; U.S. Southwest; Chicana o; subaltern literature; environmental justice; water; political ecology; postcoloniality; decoloniality.; Miljöhumaniora; ekokritik; miljöhistoria; litteraturhistoria; sydvästra USA; Chicana o; subaltern litteratur; miljörättvisa; vatten; politisk ekologi; postkolonialitet; dekolonialitet.; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; History of Science; Technology and Environment;

    Abstract : The U.S. Southwest is a semi-arid region affected by numerous environmental problems. Chicana/o communities have been directly affected by such problems, especially ever since the region was annexed from Mexico by the United States in the mid-nineteenth century. READ MORE