Essays about: "UNEP"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the word UNEP.

  1. 1. Trace level analyses of selected perfluoroalkyl substancesin food: Method development and validation

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Mohammad Sadia; [2019]
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    Abstract : To comprise the future requirements to detect low levels of perfluoroalkane acids, includingbranched and linear perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA),and perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS) in food items, here analytical methods fordetermination of PFOS, PFOA and PFHxS in six different food matrices (cow milk, butter,chicken egg, chicken meat, beef, and fish) were optimized and validated. The optimizedmethod was based on alkaline digestion and solid-liquid extraction using acetonitrile,followed by solid phase extraction (SPE) using a weak anion exchange cartridge as clean-up. READ MORE

  2. 2. Many pathways to sustainability? A critical analysis of sustainable development narratives in the UNEP Global Environmental Outlook series

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Laura Verbrugge; [2019]
    Keywords : discourse; environmental assessment; UNEP; sustainable development; traditional knowledge;

    Abstract : Sustainable development has become a leading term in global environmental policy and aims to integrate social, economic and environmental goals in development. However, it is a term that is also much debated, as it does not clearly define what sustainability is and how to get there. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mr. Zenawi's "green legacy" - promoting inclusive growth?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Macha Epp; [2019]
    Keywords : Green economy; Sub-Saharan Africa; discourse analysis; social inclusiveness; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current state of our environment is alarming. Increasing natural disasters worldwide and rising pollution levels made a conventional economic growth model illogical to abide by. Alternative growth models are of actuality, with the Green Economy being the most popular. READ MORE

  4. 4. HOW DO POST-CONFLICT ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES AFFECT WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT WITHIN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE SHORT TERM?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Gertruda Uleviciute; [2018]
    Keywords : Environmental peacebuilding; natural resource management; post conflict; female empowerment; gender equality; UNEP; UNEP country recovery; Sudan; DRC; Democratic Republic of Congo.;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explain how post-conflict environmental initiatives affect women’s empowerment within natural resource management in the short term. It argues that the lack of causal effect between the variables can be explained by the robustness of patriarchal institutions. READ MORE

  5. 5. The need for leadership on Climate Change : A study examining the framing of leadership by the UNEP

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karin Åström; [2017]
    Keywords : Framing; Utvecklingsstudier; Climate Change; Leadership;

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