Essays about: "National Determined Contributions"

Found 5 essays containing the words National Determined Contributions.

  1. 1. The Importance of Gender Equality in Climate Action : An investigation into how UN member states view the relation between gender equality and climate action

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Diandra van Duijn; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; gender equality; climate action; SDGs; United Nations; National Determined Contributions;

    Abstract : Scientists warn that the current rate of climate change will raise average global temperature by 4°C compared to 1990, although warming of +2°C will already have dire effects throughout the world. Therefore, the UN acknowledges SDG 13 (Climate Action) as one of the most important goals for the coming decade in order to fight climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. A carbon budget for Rostock: Suggestions for a fair local contribution to the Paris Agreement in view of current climate targets

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Luise Lukow; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Carbon budgets; Local carbon budget; Climate targets; Paris Agreement; Emission inventory;

    Abstract : The increase of global average temperature depends linearly on the amount of carbon dioxide that is accumulating in the atmosphere. Consequently, the determination of a temperature target that should not be exceeded, corresponds to an amount of carbon dioxide that can still be emitted. This is referred to as a carbon budget. READ MORE

  3. 3. Analysis of Burkina Faso Electricity System

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Robert Karisa Masumbuko; [2019]
    Keywords : Electricity; Burkina Faso; LEAP; renewable energy; vulnerability; climate change; Elektricitet; Burkina Faso; LEAP; förnybar energi; klimatförändringar;

    Abstract : Burkina Faso like many other Least Developed Countries (LDC) in their quest for sustainable development has realized that for there to be meaningful economic and social progress, prioritizing resilience to impacts of climate change is critical. In its National Adaptation Plan, a decrease in average rainfall is forecasted in the order of 150 mm by 2025, in comparison to an average annual value of 798mm for the period 1991 to 2016, and an increase in average temperatures between 1° C - 2. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modelling the national electricity system of Rwanda : Contribution to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 7

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Keywords : Energy; Electricity; Rwanda; OSeMOSYS; MoManI; Sustainable development; SDG 7; Energi; Elektricitet; Rwanda; OSeMOSYS; MoManI; Hållbar utveckling; SDG 7;

    Abstract : För att ett samhälle ska utvecklas på ett modernt och framgångsrikt sätt är elektricitet en grundläggande faktor. Tillgång till elektricitet förhöjer levnadsstandarden för befolkningen genom att generera positiva synergieffekter såsom att fler utbildar sig, ekonomisk tillväxt och stabilitet, förbättrad välfärd och internationella samarbeten. READ MORE

  5. 5. Enhancing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in the future electricity system of Odisha, India

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Srikant Anantapatnaikuni; [2018]
    Keywords : energy efficiency; renewable energy; electricity system; Odisha; energieffektivitet; förnybar energi; elsystem; Odisha;

    Abstract : India ratified the Paris Agreement in 2015. The country’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions includes reduction of emissions intensity by 33-35% in 2030 from the 2005 level and 40% of renewable energy share in the electricity mix by 2030. READ MORE