Essays about: "Adaptation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1677 essays containing the word Adaptation.

  1. 1. Looking into the black box: The roles of development workers in enhancing climate resilience and gender equality for ethnic minority women through the EmPower project in Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hong Hanh Nguyen; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : feminist political ecology; development workers; climate change; gender equality; ethnic minorities; Vietnam;

    Abstract : The climate change-gender nexus has increasingly become the arena in which adaptation interventions take place. One such intervention is the EmPower program in the Asia-Pacific region by UN Women and UNEP. This research is a case study on how one program component on women’s renewable energy entrepreneurship is implemented in Vietnam. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategic Planning for Climate Adaptation - a case study of Åre municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Kajsa Kronkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; municipal planning processes; landslide risk management; mountain tourist destinations; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Åre municipality, a well-known skiing resort in Sweden, has been classified as a primary risk area for landslides, due to a combination of global warming and increased pressure from expansion. The purpose of this study is to explore options to strengthen climate adaptation planning and reduce vulnerability in Åre. READ MORE

  3. 3. Design of high performance buildings : Vulnerability of buildings to climate change from an energy perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Robin Gobert; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate Change; High Performance Buildings; Dynamic Thermal Simulations; Thermal Regulation; Environmental Regulation; Cooling Needs; Heating Needs; Representative Data; Big Data; Clustering;

    Abstract : The challenge of climate change is twofold: to mitigate (prevent) the causes of climate change and to prepare (adapt) to the inevitable effects and consequences. Building and construction are key sectors for decarbonisation (mitigation). READ MORE

  4. 4. How does an adaptation of forest management to storm damage risk affect indicators for sustainable forestry? : an analysis with Heureka PlanWise in a future with an increased risk of storm damages to forests

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Linnea Larsson; [2022]
    Keywords : changing climate; decision support system; forest damage; forest management; storm; trade-off; ; wind;

    Abstract : With a changing climate, the risk for damage to the forest will increase. In Sweden, large storm damages have been more common under the 20th century and are also the damaging event that has resulted in the largest damages in Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Divisionalization of Multinational Corporations - A Glocalization Approach

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling; Linköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Jackson Eibel; Saynaz Mokhtari; [2022]
    Keywords : Divisionalization; Management Control; Glocalization; Universalism; Particularism; De-localization; Re-localization; Multinational Corporations.;

    Abstract : Background: Taking into consideration that multinational corporations (MNCs) need to not only act on a global level, but also with local adaptation, there is a need of filling out the existing gap in the theory of management control in the subject of divisionalisation.  Purpose: The research investigates the gap in the theory of management control with the lens of glocalization in order to answer and understand why MNCs do divizionalize. READ MORE