Essays about: "climate change mitigation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 206 essays containing the words climate change mitigation.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Mitigating climate change, one hamburger at a time : a discourse analysis of how MAX Burgers AB communicates their carbon offsetting — and how customers perceive it

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Andrews; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; climate change mitigation; carbon dioxide removal; green governmentality; ecological modernisation; civic environmentalism; conduct of conduct; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Carbon offsetting through forest sequestration in the Global South has become an increasingly common way for companies to mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions and thereby sell products and services with net zero emissions. In Sweden, fast food company MAX Burgers AB goes even further. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Carbon Neutrality - A Systems Perspective on Current Conceptualizations Within the Textile & Clothing Industries in Respect of the Multilateral Climate Target to Establish a Net-Zero Economy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Maja Sophia Wiegand; Maximilian Hagl; [2020]
    Keywords : Corporate Carbon Neutrality; Carbon Footprint; Systems Perspective; Climate Change; Organizational Theory; Net-Zero Economy;

    Abstract : Purpose – The research aims to critically evaluate the impact of current corporate carbon neutrality (CCN) conceptualizations within the textile & clothing (T&C) industries from a systems perspective in respect of the multilateral climate target to establish a net-zero economy by 2050. Contemporary mistrust and seemingly varying CCN conceptualizations may result in the collapse of the entire concept or may lead to miss the intentional target of fundamental climate change mitigation at large. READ MORE

  5. 5. Preventing knowable risk at the cost of long-term thinking : a critical analysis of the discursive construction of adaptation in Icelandic policies

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

    Author : Silja Elvarsdóttir; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change adaptation and mitigation; policy discourse; risk; problematization; What’s the Problem Represented to be?; Reykjavík municipality; Government of Iceland;

    Abstract : The discursive construction of climate change adaptation as a policy issue gives rise to material practices that have real effects on people‘s lives, and should thus be critically interrogated. In the realm of adaptation policies, the Nordic countries have been at the forefront, but for Icelandic decision-makers the topic remains relevantly novel. READ MORE