Essays about: "Climate targets"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 177 essays containing the words Climate targets.

  1. 1. States and Prospects of Hydrogen Storage Technologies in Aircraft Applications

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Kenzo Franzén; Fredrik Jangelind; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In recent years, more than 100 000 commercial flights have departed daily, and the number of passengers worldwide are expected to double within the next two decades, assuming there are no long-term impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, the aviation industry will need to undergo a shift to more sustainable fuels, due to the growing issue of climate change and implementation of policies that regulate the use of fossil-based fuels such as kerosene. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating catchwork water-meadows as a social-ecological conservation opportunity with focus on Jämtland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : John Lind; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Archaeology; Wetlands; Meadows; Jämtland; GIS;

    Abstract : Wetlands are crucial for respecting the planetary boundaries and reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, but wetland areas in Sweden has decreased significantly. The need for restoration, stronger protection, and land-sharing opportunities requires exploration of the subsistence practices involving wetlands in the past. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making Socio-Technical Transition Pathways : The establishment of the Swedish Climate Policy Council, an Argumentative Policy Analytical case study

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Eskil Engström; [2021]
    Keywords : transitions discourse; climate change acts; socio-technical transitions; transition pathways; argumentative discourse analysis; climate policy evaluation;

    Abstract : In recent years, several nations have adopted institutional framework laws, so-called Climate Change Acts (CCAs), as means to enforce Paris-compliant mitigation pathways. A key institutional feature to ensure policy stability and compliance with CCAs has been the establishment of independent advisory bodies, tasked with advising on mitigation targets and policy instruments, as well as the, monitoring and evaluation of target attainment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Alignment of mitigation pledges with government expenditure in Latin America : A case study of Chile, Colombia and Peru in the COVID-19 context

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Ana-María López Romero; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate expenditure; LAC; mitigation; policy ambition;

    Abstract : The implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) in 2020 has coincided with the outbreak of COVID-19. Recovery paths taken to deal with the economic consequences of the pandemic can be either an opportunity to foster a sustainable growth or a return to business-as-usual model. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shooting for the Sun: A feasibility assessment of Lebanon’s renewable electricity targets

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lea Fahrnberger; [2021]
    Keywords : Lebanon; feasibility assessment; growth modeling; renewable electricity; energy transition; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Most electricity in Lebanon is produced by burning fossil fuels, which produces more than one half of domestic greenhouse gas emissions, and the state-owned electricity companies are unable to meet the demand. To increase the country’s generation capacity and simultaneously combat the effects of climate change, the government aims to produce 30% of its electricity from renewables by 2030. READ MORE