Essays about: "Climate"

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  1. 1. ARE WOMEN LEADERS OF NATURE? - a quantitative study on the effect of women’s political representation on environmental politics in European countries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Hillman; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : women’s political representation; environmental politics; gender differences; climate change legislation; environmental agreements; greenhouse gas emissions;

    Abstract : Environmental politics is becoming an increasingly important field because of severe issues like climate change. Research has argued that women care more for the environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. The ungraded life is not worth living? Criteria compliance in the philosophy classroom

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Riitta Itäkylä; [2020-02-27]
    Keywords : criteria compliance; market discourse; formative assessment; knowledge requirements; philosophy syllabus; philosophy teaching;

    Abstract : Following the educational reforms of the 1990s and the focus on measurable results and achievement documentation, teachers and learners in Sweden have increasingly come to embrace an instrumentalist view on knowledge at the cost of lifelong learning. As market discourse and economic interests have gained ground in the educational realm, the democratic and humanist dimensions of learning and knowledge have diminished in size, in discourse as well as empirical practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. En policyanalys av Sidas styrdokument angående deras integrering av FN:s ramverk Human Rights Based Approach

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Ebba Sandberg; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : human rights; human rights based approach; state aid; foreign aid; Sida; policy analysis; ‘What´s the problem represented to be?’-approach; mänskliga rättigheter; människorättsbaserat ramverk; statligt bistånd- och utvecklingssamarbete; policyanalys; ’What´s the problem represented to be?’-metod;

    Abstract : Human rights became an important part of the development aid sector in 2003, due to the UN framework Human Rights Based Approach, HRBA. It is used across the sector, including within the Swedish state aid agency, Sida. READ MORE

  4. 4. Greenhoue gas flux over a 50-year post permafrost thaw gradient. Decomposition of soil organic carbon from the Swedish tussock tundra.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Johan Martinelli; [2020-02-11]
    Keywords : greenhouse gas; permafrost;

    Abstract : As the globe is warming the extent of permafrost drastically decreases in the high latitudes. Upon thawthe stored soil organic carbon (SOC) undergoes rapid decomposition and is partly released as trace gasesto the atmosphere. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hydrological catchment analysis from characterisation of organic matter in stream water

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Hannes Berg Wiklund; [2020-02-05]
    Keywords : Organic matter; Time-of-flight mass spectrometry; aquatic chemistry; catchment hydrology;

    Abstract : Organic matter (OM) in aquatic systems is a complex field which have rapidly developed duringthe last decade due to the introduction of high resolution mass spectrometers. The compositionof OM in the aquatic environment is directly dependent on factors such as oxygen supply, pHand the flow rate in the local system. READ MORE