Essays about: "Vision 2050"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words Vision 2050.

  1. 1. Towards the detection of single photons in the mid-infrared

    University essay from KTH/Tillämpad fysik

    Author : Bruno Lopez; [2021]
    Keywords : mid-infrared; single-photon; superconducting; nanowire; nanotechnology; quantum technologies; imaging; mitten av infraröd; enfoton; supraledande; nanotråd; nanoteknik; kvantteknologi; avbildning;

    Abstract : In this project, the fabrication of single-photon detectors based on superconducting nanowires is presented, with great focus on extending their operation range to the mid infrared. In particular, Niobium Titanium Nitride (NbTiN) and Molybdenum Silicide (MoSi), superconducting materials with different properties, are presented, studied and used as fabrication platforms. READ MORE

  2. 2. The right to the city in post-apartheid South Africa: Abahlali baseMjondolo’s struggle for land, housing and dignity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Simon Johansson; [2019-10-01]
    Keywords : Abahlali baseMjondolo; the right to the city; citizenship; collective memory; dignity;

    Abstract : Fifty percent of the world’s population live in cities today, but predictions of the sustained urbanization trend estimates that this number will increase to seventy percent by 2050. Meanwhile, the consequences of the urban divide and the demarcations between people in the increasingly fragmented societies could be demonstrated in the case of South Africa. READ MORE

  3. 3. The green wedges of Stockholm - past, present and future : Development over time, changes in distribution and inclusion in urban planning

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Frida Orveland; [2019]
    Keywords : green wedges; urban planning; sustainable development; nature protection; resilient cities; gröna kilar; hållbara städer;

    Abstract : With an increasing urban population, urban areas around the world face great challenges in sustaining its inhabitants without losing its natural values. Fragmentation of the urban green areas is inevitable, causing the biodiversity to decline and the ecosystem services to weaken. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate Smart Risk Reduction in Urban Areas: A Review of factors for integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation within the context of urban Resilience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Fariba Toufani; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change Adaptation; Integration; Urban Resilience; 100 Resilient Cities; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In recent years, the drawbacks of parallel systems in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) have been acknowledged in professional and academic communities, where the need for integration of the two fields in connection to development has been stressed. In this regard, the concept of resilience as an antithesis of risks has also been considered. READ MORE

  5. 5. Skogsvårdsstöd : växande eller igenväxande skogar?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Per Wictorin; [2019]
    Keywords : preferenser; skogspolitik; skogsvård; styrmedel; instruments; forest politics; preferences; silviculture;

    Abstract : Svensk skog täcker cirka 70 % av landytan och utgör en viktig del av landets sysselsättning, produktionsvärde och kompensation för global uppvärmning. Skogen erbjuder en mångfald av värden såsom klimatsmarta råvaror och produkter. Ett röjningsbehov råder primärt hos landets privata enskilda skogsägare. READ MORE