Essays about: "climate adaptation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 490 essays containing the words climate adaptation.

  1. 1. Trust and Adaptation under a Warmer Sun : Understanding the Role of Social Capital in Shaping Adaptive Capacity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jakob Sylvin; [2023]
    Keywords : social capital; bonding social capital; cultural social capital; climate change adaptation; adaptive capacity;

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  2. 2. Can an alternative cosmovision challenge the market hegemony? : an analysis of article 6.8 in the Paris agreement

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

    Author : Amanda Björksell; [2023]
    Keywords : climate negotiations; Paris agreement; Buen Vivir; ; Vivir Bien; article 6.8; climate justice; Bolivia; non-market approaches;

    Abstract : A rising global temperature and increased emissions, in combination with the slow progress of the yearly climate negotiations shows that there is something hindering the radical improvement needed to protect both the planet and humanity. The outset for this thesis is to study the UN climate negotiations and the alternative discourse that can question the hegemony. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stadsträd – i nöd och lust : skillnader i reglerande och stödjande ekosystemtjänster mellan löv- och barrträd i stadsmiljö

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

    Author : Jennifer Engelbrekt Tchang; Sara Karlsson; [2023]
    Keywords : ekosystemtjänst; lövträd; barrträd; stadsträd; luftrening; dagvattenhantering; vindskydd; temperaturreglering; kolupptagning; kolinlagring; biologisk mångfald;

    Abstract : Träd har en viktig roll i att klimatanpassa städer genom att leverera ekosystemtjänster. I nordiska städer planteras mest lövträd eftersom det historiskt funnits ett kulturellt motstånd mot barrträd. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of Vertical Collaboration in Local Community Empowerment : Exploring the Implementation of Climate Smart Agriculture at a Local Level in Eswatini

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Charlee Salmelin; [2023]
    Keywords : Eswatini; Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change Adaptation; Climate Smart Agriculture; Vertical Collaboration; Community Empowerment; Sustainable Capacity Development Efforts; Minor Field Study;

    Abstract : To strengthen societies and address the increased risks generated by climate change, development projects within disaster risk reduction [DRR] and climate change adaptation [CCA] must ensure the sustainability of capacity development. However, sustainability is currently flawed in such projects, which could relate to the inadequate achievement of empowerment of targeted beneficiaries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bengaluru burning

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Mahima Moolbharati; [2023]
    Keywords : heatwave vulnerability; sustainability science; critical urban theory; neoliberalism; gentrification; postcolonialism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate-changed induced extreme events like heatwaves have become increasingly critical issues in urban India. Rapidly growing cities are vulnerable to adverse effects of heatwaves exacerbated by inequalities embedded in urbanisation. READ MORE