Essays about: "climate change adaptation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 266 essays containing the words climate change adaptation.

  1. 1. Urban development consequences of the riverine floods in the Western Balkans: Analysing Belgrade

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Santiago Lema Burgos; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban resilience; flooding risk reduction; land use plan; flood preparedness; flood adaptation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanisation coupled with unplanned development create the perfect recipe for a disaster, the risk of which has increased with climate change-related uncertainties. Belgrade’s high population growth rate and exposure to riverine flooding presents such a case. READ MORE

  2. 2. An oasis for students : investigating the potential co-benefits of schoolyard redesign for climate adaptation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Aimée Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability science; urban heat island; schoolyard greening; education; youth participation; children; health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to climate change and the urban heat island effect, urban areas face increasing heat stress, a change that has severe consequences on human health. While the need for climate adaptation is pressing, the impact of climate adaptation projects on other sectors also needs to be carefully examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Comparison of the Ecological, Social and Economic Sustainability in Adaptation Strategies in The Maldives and Kiribati

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Charlotte Blomberg; Sandra Blomvall; [2020]
    Keywords : Maldives; Kiribati; sustainable development; sea level rise; climate change; adaptation; SIDS; NAPA;

    Abstract : Havsnivån stiger över hela världen på grund av termisk expansion och smältande glaciärer orsakade av den globala uppvärmningen. Maldiverna och Kiribati är några av de lägst liggande atolländerna i världen vilket gör dem särskilt utsatta för den förväntade havsnivåhöjningen. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Environmental innovation across Sweden: The role of related variety in regional knowledgebases

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Wobedo; [2020]
    Keywords : Environmental innovation; related variety; variety; regional development; sustainable development; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Sustainable development has become a major goal of development policies across the globe and environmental innovation is commonly viewed as a means to fulfil this goal because it can create growth while simultaneously reducing environmental impact. Recent research in economic geography has provided evidence for a positive relationship between variety in local knowledgebases and innovativeness. READ MORE