Essays about: "Adaptive process"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 148 essays containing the words Adaptive process.

  1. 1. ‘What the Monkey ate before, and what he is eating now’ : a small-scale case study of local climate change adaptation in rural Nepal

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Gerrit Jan Hofert; [2020]
    Keywords : community-based adaptation; local adaptation plans of action; climate change adaptation; climate vulnerability; participation;

    Abstract : Community-based adaptation (CBA), a decentralized bottom-up climate planning approach, has become increasingly important in the corresponding literature and in practice. CBA is a significant part of the debate of how to create and provide sustainable and adaptive solutions to the negative effects of climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Addressing the risk of maladaptation in Social Protection: The case of World Food Programme

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Helene Lykke Strøbech; Andreia Bordon Rosa; [2020]
    Keywords : Maladaptation; Social Protection; Climate Change; Climate Change Adaptation; Pathways; Vulnerability; Adaptive Capacity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The need to adapt to climate change has been widely acknowledged as a challenge expanding beyond the discrete realm of adaptation initiatives. Accordingly, social protection has received growing attention due to its potential to promote adaptive capacity, whilst partly addressing both direct and indirect drivers of vulnerability to climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Self-adaptive random walk with pesudo-gradients for genetic evolution of an artificial neural network

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Beräkningsbiologi och biologisk fysik

    Author : Robin Emanuelsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : To optimize the weights in an artificial neural network most methods rely gradients, which are not always obtainable or desirable. Evolutionary algorithms are instead based on Darwinian evolution where no derivative is needed. READ MORE

  4. 4. None are so deaf as those who would not hear : identifying where, who, and how the coal industry influences Australian federal energy policies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Martin Fox; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Sustainable Transitions; Fossil-fuel Hegemony; Decarbonisation; Australian Federal Government; Environmental Governance; Ecological Resilience; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The widespread consequences of climate change are becoming more and more evident around the world and are raising crucial awareness to world leaders that a sustainable transition is direly needed to mitigate against disastrous climatic events. In Australia, in early 2020, these events took the form of some of the most devastating and largest forest fires the country has ever seen. READ MORE

  5. 5. Respect for Fundamental Rights in Credibility Assessment of LGBTIQ+ Asylum Seekers in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rubén Pomar Mir; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : LGBTIQ community; asylum; asylum seeker; fundamental rights; queer asylum;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates an increasingly important topic in the European Union (EU). I analyze challenges to respecting fundamental rights when assessing the credibility of LGBTIQ+ asylum seekers in Sweden. READ MORE