Essays about: "Julia Hedberg"

Found 2 essays containing the words Julia Hedberg.

  1. 1. Exploring Local Realities of Carbon Offsetting: Environmental Justice in a Ugandan Carbon Forestry Project

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

    Author : Julia Hedberg; [2016]
    Keywords : equity; efficiency; environmental justice; income stability; fuel security; food security; PES; Trees for Global Benefits; carbon offsets; carbon forestry; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the quest to find a ‘least cost solution’ for climate change mitigation that do not interfere with business-as-usual, carbon trading and PES schemes were introduced. PES schemes with carbon forestry projects are implemented in the Global South as a win-win-win tool for climate change mitigation and sustainable development. READ MORE

  2. 2. DDT - Hero or Villain? : A Case Study on Perceptions of DDT for IRS in the Limpopo Province, South Africa

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Tema vatten i natur och samhälleFilosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Tema vatten i natur och samhälleFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Julia Hedberg; Maria Jernnäs; [2014]
    Keywords : DDT; malaria; WHO; IRS; NGO; South Africa; legitimacy; accountability; controversy;

    Abstract : The debate regarding the advantages and disadvantages of using DDT for IRS has divided the scientific community. The health benefits of reducing malaria spreading are weighed against the potential health and environmental consequences of the chemical, and opinions also differ regarding the cost-effectiveness of the use of DDT. READ MORE