Essays about: "climate change legislation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the words climate change legislation.

  1. 1. ARE WOMEN LEADERS OF NATURE? - a quantitative study on the effect of women’s political representation on environmental politics in European countries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Hillman; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : women’s political representation; environmental politics; gender differences; climate change legislation; environmental agreements; greenhouse gas emissions;

    Abstract : Environmental politics is becoming an increasingly important field because of severe issues like climate change. Research has argued that women care more for the environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘What the Monkey ate before, and what he is eating now’ : a small-scale case study of local climate change adaptation in rural Nepal

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

    Author : Gerrit Jan Hofert; [2020]
    Keywords : community-based adaptation; local adaptation plans of action; climate change adaptation; climate vulnerability; participation;

    Abstract : Community-based adaptation (CBA), a decentralized bottom-up climate planning approach, has become increasingly important in the corresponding literature and in practice. CBA is a significant part of the debate of how to create and provide sustainable and adaptive solutions to the negative effects of climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Water Politics in a Water-Scarce Landscape : Examining the Groundwater Debate in California’s Central Valley

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Ayesha Ali; [2020]
    Keywords : Political Ecology; Water law; Groundwater; California; Agriculture; Climate Change;

    Abstract : The history of California is in many ways a story about water, and the outsized effect that droughts, floods, and seasonal precipitation rates have had on the political and economic development of the state over the past 170 years.  This thesis uses discourse analysis of historical and ongoing negotiations that have been presented in federal and state reports, narratives, case laws and legislation to explore how the discourse around water politics has been shaped in the state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Current State and Future Prospects of Green Infrastructure in Slovakia

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Daniel Uher; [2020]
    Keywords : Green infrastructure; Slovakia; sustainable development; urbanisation; planning;

    Abstract : Rising urbanisation, global warming and climate change are posing a threat to the environment. This work is dedicated to green infrastructure as a concept that is helping to mitigate the negative effects on the environment. Focus will be held on Slovakia and its progressiveness in the field of green infrastructure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban climate change adaptation: an assessment of Malmö municipality's Cloudburst Management Plan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Sanna Dufbäck Fornander; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; climate resilience; urban planning; disaster risk management; assessment framework; strategy assessment; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Climate change is affecting societies all over the world. Cities are especially vulnerable to climate change due to their particular features such as high proportion of hard surfaces, high interconnectedness between systems and lack of protection from natural ecosystems. READ MORE