Essays about: "Co-benefits"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the word Co-benefits.

  1. 1. Reforestation & Marine Permaculture: Does the Method Affect the Willingness To Pay for Carbon Offsetting? A Randomised Contingent Valuation Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elice Fällström; August Schelin; [2020-07-24]
    Keywords : Carbon offsetting; Reforestation; Marine permaculture; Contingent valuation; Willingness to pay; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : Failing to limit global mean surface temperature rise to 1.5°C risks leading to irreversible environmental degradation. One measure to mitigate global warming is carbon offsetting through increasing biotic carbon sequestration. READ MORE

  2. 2. An oasis for students : investigating the potential co-benefits of schoolyard redesign for climate adaptation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Aimée Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability science; urban heat island; schoolyard greening; education; youth participation; children; health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to climate change and the urban heat island effect, urban areas face increasing heat stress, a change that has severe consequences on human health. While the need for climate adaptation is pressing, the impact of climate adaptation projects on other sectors also needs to be carefully examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. How do cities work with transformative change? Malmö’s and Copenhagen’s approach to energy efficiency in buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Paulina Lis; [2020]
    Keywords : cities; energy; energy efficiency; transitions; sustainability; buildings; green buildings; energy transitions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Global inefficient energy use poses a significant risk to climate change and air quality worldwide; therefore, there is an urgent need to transform today's energy system into one that is rooted in efficiency. The building sector represents an opportunity to reduce energy use and has the potential to unlock additional co-benefits. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is the time for leisure now? : The growth paradigm in the Finnish welfare debate

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Vera Lindström; [2020]
    Keywords : growth paradigm; post-growth; economic growth; Sustainability Science; steady-state economy; basic income; worktime reduction; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The government of Finland has the ambition of making Finland the first fossil-free welfare state in the world and reaching carbon neutrality in 2035. Simultaneously, worktime reduction and basic income have been matters of vivid political debate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Back to mother nature : the potential of using nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change vulnerabilities along the coast of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Julian Cortes; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; nature-based solutions; suitability analysis; coastal vulnerability; Dar es Salaam; adaptation; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change has been identified as one of the greatest threats facing our world today. The effects of climate change are expected to increase global sea level rise and the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. READ MORE