Essays about: "advancement of science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words advancement of science.

  1. 1. Plant phenology and climate change : possible effect on the onset of various wild plant species first flowering day in the UK

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Nigel Fox; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; plants; phenology; climate change; global warming; FFD; IPCC; Bluebell; Garlic mustard; Coltsfoot; Cuckooflower; United Kingdom; Woodland Trust; UK; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The IPCC states that the planet is significantly warming due to effects of climate change. This warming effect has consequences for phenological events. Many species cannot track rapid climate change, resulting in phenological mismatches. This study looks at an extreme weather event and the longer-term effects of climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives in Swedish apparel brands' Sustainable Supply Chain Management

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Dominika MacHek; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental impacts; Sustainable supply chain management; Multi-stakeholder initiatives; Swedish apparel and textile industry; Science General;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to increase the understanding of multi-stakeholder initiatives (MSIs) as means for the Swedish apparel industry to enhance their sustainable supply chain management (SSCM). Three MSIs that address environmental issues in apparel supply chains are explored as cases – Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), Sweden Textile Water Initiative (STWI), and Textile Exchange (TE), focusing on the perceptions of Swedish apparel brands. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Operationalisation of the Rule of Law in the EU Legal Order: An Evolving Jurisprudence of the Court

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Joshua Chung; [2019]
    Keywords : EU law; Rule of Law; Court of Justice of the European Union; Operationalisation; Justiciability; Article 2 TEU; Substantive Conception; European Integration; Human Rights; Democracy.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European project was founded on the advancement of liberal democracy where the rule of law and respect for human rights have a central place. In a period of ‘instability’ in the Union where organisational changes to national judiciaries have raised fears over rule of law backsliding among Member States threatening the functioning of the European Union’s legal order. READ MORE

  4. 4. A new cycle : understanding current challenges of increasing cycling in a city of cyclists

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alici Muhana Iannitelli; [2018]
    Keywords : cycling share; sustainable mobility; social practice theory; Copenhagen; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the global context of an ever-growing trend of automobility and all its drawbacks, cycling offers an environmentally and socially sustainable transport alternative. Copenhagen has become one of the best cities for cycling, and impressive advances in promoting this practice have raised their cycling share up to 41% of all trips to work/education. READ MORE

  5. 5. Near-local density approximation approach to one-dimensional lattice systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk fysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Basheer Joudeh; [2018]
    Keywords : DFT; Hartree; Hartree-Fock; LDA; BALDA; Mean-field; Hubbard; SOFT; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : Describing many-body quantum systems has been an analytically and computationally challenging task since the advent of quantum mechanics. However, in the past 50 years as a result of our technological advancement and the emergence of methods such as density-functional theory (DFT), we have taken crucial steps forward regarding our ability to study and understand large quantum systems. READ MORE