Essays about: "Environmental Education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 346 essays containing the words Environmental Education.

  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. Bridging Cognitive and Emotional Learning : Didactical Contributions of Constructive Journalism to Climate Change Education

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Juliane Höhle; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Climate Change Education; Didactical Intervention; Constructive Journalism; Cognitive Learning; Emotional Learning;

    Abstract : To fight climate change, people need to change their behaviours towards emitting fewer greenhouse gases and build a system that is resilient towards the future shocks that climate change will create. Education can be seen as a key factor in behaviour change. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Nuclear Option : A Global Sustainability Appraisal of Civil Nuclear Energy

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för byggnadsteknik, energisystem och miljövetenskap

    Author : Sebastian Arnström; [2020]
    Keywords : nuclear power; solar power; wind power; sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable energy development; sustainability of nuclear power; nuclear accidents; nuclear weapons proliferation; nuclear fuel depletion;

    Abstract : Energy production systems are essential for human progress. They fuel the technologies that underpin economic growth and are prerequisite for efficient food production, education and healthcare. On the flip side, they also incur substantial eco-social costs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is knowledge enough? : A qualitative study investigating the knowledge-action gap of environmental science students

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring; Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Sandra Karlsson; Alexandra Lindström; [2020]
    Keywords : Knowledge-action gap; attitude-behavior gap; behavioral change; climate change; climate psychology; environmental psychology; environmental science; environmental education.; Knowledge-action gap; attitude-behavior gap; beteendevetenskap; klimatförändringar; klimatpsykologi; miljöpsykologi; miljövetenskap; miljöutbildning.;

    Abstract : In order to slow down, if not stop, climate change, we all need to contribute to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions. This knowledge has been with us for a long time, but nevertheless emissions have not decreased, but rather increased. To understand the reason why we don't act in line with what we know, we need to study behaviors. READ MORE