Essays about: "climate change and economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 156 essays containing the words climate change and economics.

  1. 1. Does Carbon Pricing work? A qualitative review of Carbon Pricing’s ex-post results, and policy-design suggestions for improving its efficacy.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Michael Randall; [2022]
    Keywords : Carbon pricing; Sustainability science; ex post results; policy design; decarbonisation; environmental economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The world is currently heading for 3°C of global warming due to global excessive carbon emissions, and while science is producing the knowledge necessary to combat it, the radical change needed is not coming fast enough. Current political and economic paradigms hail carbon pricing as either the, or part of the solution to our carbon emissions problem. READ MORE

  2. 2. Agricultural-induced deforestation emissions and drivers of agricultural land use change in Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Alida Johannsen; [2022]
    Keywords : Deforestation; Agricultural Trade; Land use; Structural Decomposition Analysis; Multi regional Input-Output; Indonesia; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Tropical deforestation, primarily driven by the expansion of agricultural land use, is responsible for significant global CO2 emissions, threatening current climate goals. Indonesia experiences one of the highest deforestation rates, endangering its rich biodiversity and human health. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate change: Information, beliefs and action. Can new information affect Swedes’ climate change mitigation efforts?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Martin Kihlstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change; information provision experiment; beliefs; action; climate behavior; social norms; climate policy; survey experiment; information deficit; Sweden; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Due to the steep requirements of the 1.5°C goal, there is an urgent need to better understand what measures can be used to strengthen climate mitigation efforts. This study illuminates which factors drive climate mitigation efforts in the Swedish public and how such efforts are affected by new information. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a Sustainable (Investment) Climate : A Case Study of Economic Normative Fit and the Evolution of Normative Intentions of Climate Change Financing in the World Bank Group 2000-2021

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Nora Förell; [2022]
    Keywords : norm fit; critical constructivism; climate change finance; the World Bank Group; development policy;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the evolution of normative intentions of climate change financing in the World Bank Group (WBG) between the years 2000–2021. The study contributes to critical constructivist International Relations theory by expanding on previous research on norm fit by examining the evolutionary process of economic normative fit. READ MORE

  5. 5. Next Stop: Value Creation - Analysing the Potential to Enhance Public Transport Authorities’ Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility by Providing Mobility as a Service

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nick Reimer; Timo Schirwitz; [2022]
    Keywords : Creating shared value; value creation; social responsibility; corporate social responsibility; strategic corporate social responsibility; business strategy; mobility; mobility as a service; public transport; public transport authority; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Concepts such as Creating Shared Value [CSV] and Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility [SCSR] respond to a demand for organisations to take responsibility for their contributions to increasing social issues such as social exclusion or the effects of climate change. The concept of SCSR is describing activities that provide economic values for organisations while at the same time targeting social issues, thereby bringing social responsibility into the core of organisations. READ MORE