Essays about: "Climate crisis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 218 essays containing the words Climate crisis.

  1. 1. The intersection of two crises : Climate change and COVID-19 framing in the Swedish private sector

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sabina Valois; [2022]
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    Abstract : As global temperatures are rising, scientists call for urgent and drastic emission reductions to avoid facing irreversible consequences for planet and people. The year 2020, which was supposed to ignite what the United Nations called a ‘decade of action’ to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and climate mitigation targets, instead took an unexpected turn, with the emergence of a global pandemic of unprecedented measures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dystopian Narratives:Testing Qualitative Story Completion Method with Theory from Degrowth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Michelle Appelros; [2022]
    Keywords : Story Completion; Method; Degrowth; Climate crisis; Decolonization of the Imaginary; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the global north, we seem well informed of the pending climate crisis, but despite criticism of un-sustainability, it seems as if we lack alternatives to eco-modernist solutions. Although not unproblematic, degrowth and other alternatives do exist, but are somehow non-existing in the public debate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Temperatursänkande åtgärder på hårdgjorda ytor med hjälp av GYF

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

    Author : Jenny Ericsson; [2022]
    Keywords : landskapsarkitektur; temperatur; parkering; hårdgjorda ytor; grönytefaktor;

    Abstract : Världen befinner sig i en situation där klimatkrisen är ett faktum. Koldioxidhalterna har stigit de senaste åren och de väntas fortsätta stiga även kommande år. Som en konsekvens av klimatkrisen bildas värmeöar över hårdgjorda ytor i staden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Koloniträdgårdars roll i samhället : för stadens hälsa samt individens psykiska, fysiska och sociala välmående

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Camilla Heimdahl; Emma Sjölin; [2022]
    Keywords : koloniträdgårdar; biologisk mångfald; ekosystemtjänster; psykiskt välmående; fysiskt välmående; socialt välmående;

    Abstract : Redan på 1900-talet var koloniträdgårdar en del i Sveriges stadsplanering, men nu prioriteras dessa grönområden ofta bort för att konstruera nya bostäder. Bostäderna är dock relevanta att prioritera då städernas befolkning ständigt växer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Greening the city - A critical discourse analysis of the urban development project Brunnshög

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Josefine Dahl; [2022]
    Keywords : green gentrification; critical discourse analysis; sustainable cities; Brunnshög; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years there has been a rising trend to develop urban areas to become more sustainable, as an answer to the ongoing climate crisis. However, studies show that labelling the city as sustainable and green may cause equity issues and may lead to what is called green gentrification. READ MORE