Essays about: "Climate change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2096 essays containing the words Climate change.

  1. 1. Kolmården - an emerging development actor? : A qualitative case study of employees perspectives about Kolmården as a potential development actor

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Eric Karlsson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Society is facing major challenges with an ongoing mass extinction of more than one million species worldwide caused by the destruction of ecological systems, deforestation, habitat loss, the increase of invasive species, climate change, illegal wildlife tracking, poaching and poverty. Challenges in which zoos worldwide contribute with important educational programs, innovative research and conservation strategies to ease the negative impact on local communities within developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate-Induced Human Mobility in Policy : A Comparative Analysis of Problem Representations in Policy of Two Small-Island Cases

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nora Söderberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate; climate change; human mobility; migration; environmental migration; problem representations; WPR; policy; Kiribati; Andaman and Nicobar Islands; SIDS; small-island developing states;

    Abstract : This thesis is a descriptive study of problem representations of climate-induced human mobility in policy. Two cases which are severely impacted by climate change have been selected for the analysis: Kiribati and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. READ MORE

  3. 3. Magma-Carbonate Interaction and CO2 Release: A Case Study from Carlingford Igneous Centre, Ireland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Emelie Lagrosen; [2020]
    Keywords : Magma-carbonate interaction; CO2; calc-silicate; skarn; marble; Carlingford; SEM-EDX; XRF; LA-ICP-MS; Magma-karbonat-interaktion; CO2; kalk-silikat; skarn; marmor; Carlingford; SEM-EDX; XRF; LA-ICP-MS;

    Abstract : Magma which intrudes into carbonate rich crust, interacts with the carbonate in several ways, for example by contact metamorphism and formation of marble or by metasomatism resulting in calc-silicate skarn. These processes release volatiles, such as CO2, from the carbonate and might thus cause climate change. READ MORE

  4. 4. Predicting Pro-environmental Behaviours with Locus of Control and Ecoanxiety

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Filippa Sjöstrand; Emilie Hansen; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; locus of control; ecoanxiety; trait anxiety; pro-environmental behaviours.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The climate crisis is not only affecting the physical world, but individuals’ mental health. The concept of ecoanxiety has reached major attention in the public discourse and more individuals report psychological consequences as a result of climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE