Essays about: "Trees for Global Benefits"

Found 5 essays containing the words Trees for Global Benefits.

  1. 1. A cost benefit analysis of climate compensation through different types of forestry in Uganda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Ulrika Aschan; Emma Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon sequestration; climate compensation; agroforestry; cost benefit analysis;

    Abstract : Global warming is becoming an increasing issue on the agenda for the world’s policy makers. One way of solving the issues is to reduce the emissions; another is to compensate for them through equally climate positive projects, such as planting trees to sequester carbon. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Royal Climate Garden : a design proposal on how to adapt Kungsträdgården, Stockholm, to a warmer future climate

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Mathilda Axling; Agnes Sandström; [2018]
    Keywords : climate change; increased temperature; urban heat island effect; Kungsträdgården;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to find strategies to mitigate the negative effects of an increased temperature and apply them in a design proposal to an urban space of social importance. The chosen site was Kungsträdgården, which is located in central Stockholm, Sweden. Climate change is a contested political debate and a global issue. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental and cost-effective refurbishment of million program building, integrating daylight and architectural design

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign

    Author : Aija Baumane; Lowe Dahlin; [2017]
    Keywords : Cost-effective renovation measures; energy reduction; renovation; million program building; LCA; LCC; Co-benefits; daylight; architectural design; shading.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Sweden’s substantial building stock from the million programs is in need of renovations. These residential buildings were built without major attention to energy demand or architectural aesthetics. Until now, property owners have hesitated to carry out energy renovations due to the investment cost. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Om träden måste falla : en undersökning av de gamla och stora parkträden

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Karin Ingemansson; [2013]
    Keywords : Gamla Stora Träd; Malmö; Bok; Fagus sylvatica; Phytophthora ; Pildammsparken;

    Abstract : I den här uppsatsen undersöks tillståndet för gamla och stora träd i stadens parker. Detta görs dels genom fokus på de Phytophthora-angripna bokarna i Pildammsparken i Malmö och dels genom referenser till andra urbana parkmiljöer, skogsmiljöer och landsbygd. READ MORE