Essays about: "climate action"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 253 essays containing the words climate action.

  1. 1. Local Action for Global Change : An Analysis of the Åland Islands’ Energy and Climate Strategy in the Polycentric System

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Nordlund; Felicia Sarling; [2021]
    Keywords : the Åland Islands; polycentric approach; climate strategies; institutional levels; local climate action;

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  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Motivations for engagement in environmental inter-firm alliances in the Swedish fashion and textile industry

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Pauliina Perkiö; Sophie Frieauff; [2020]
    Keywords : Environmental alliance; Environmental collaboration; Networks; Inter-firm collaboration; Fashion industry;

    Abstract : The fashion and textile industry is publicly seen as one of the most environmentally unsustainable industries in the world. Due to its complex and highly dispersed value chain, a collaborative effort is needed in order to lower the industry's environmental pollution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strategic Assessment of Drinking Water Production Systems Environmental impacts from a Life cycle perspective : A case study of Norrvatten future drinking water production alternatives

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Rahul Aggarwal; [2020]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment LCA ; Drinking water treatment; Environmental impacts; Sustainability; Global warming; Nanofiltration; Conventional water treatment; Ultrafiltration; Expansion alternatives; Water Quality; Water treatment plant; Environmental optimization; Drinking water quality;

    Abstract : Climate change is a global challenge that requires proactive action from municipalities, companies, and other organizations to prioritize sustainability in their daily operations. In the past few decades, life cycle assessment (LCA) approach has been successfully applied for environmental assessments in the drinking water sector. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bridging Cognitive and Emotional Learning : Didactical Contributions of Constructive Journalism to Climate Change Education

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Juliane Höhle; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Climate Change Education; Didactical Intervention; Constructive Journalism; Cognitive Learning; Emotional Learning;

    Abstract : To fight climate change, people need to change their behaviours towards emitting fewer greenhouse gases and build a system that is resilient towards the future shocks that climate change will create. Education can be seen as a key factor in behaviour change. READ MORE