Essays about: "climate change mitigation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 230 essays containing the words climate change mitigation.

  1. 1. The Price of a Green Consciousness : Social impacts of carbon forestry projects

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jasmine Brown; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate compensation; Sustainable development; Tree planting; Uganda; Mozambique;

    Abstract : Scholars and civil society organizations have over the last decade referred to large-scale carbon sequestration TPPs as "carbon colonialism" (Carmody and Taylor, 2016) as well as a "development by dispossession" dressed in new clothing behind words such as climate change mitigation and development (Kröger, 2012). Concerns have been raised that the trade-offs from the implementation of industrial tree plantations (ITPs) may result in conflicting effects on countries' overall development (The Oakland Institute, 2019; Osborne, 2015; Nel & Hill, 2013). READ MORE

  2. 2. We are doing our part : A framing analysis of the high-level segment at COP 23

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : climate change; framing; commitment; international relations;

    Abstract : This thesis describes how parties at different levels of commitment frame climate change. The aim of the study is to describe framings of climate change on an international level, with the purpose of furthering our understanding of whether and how framings of climate change differ between parties at different levels of commitment to the international climate change regime. READ MORE

  3. 3. Planning and implementing sustainable urban drainage systems in the built environment

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Arkitektur och vatten

    Author : Madeleine Hellberg; [2020]
    Keywords : stormwater; sustainable stormwater management; sustainable urban drainage systems; SUDS; green-blue infrastructure; GBI; dagvatten; hållbar dagvattenhantering; hållbara urbana dagvattensystem; grön-blå infrastruktur;

    Abstract : Our planet stands before many great challenges, where climate change and urbanization are two of the major challenges. One of the challenges due to climate change is the increased amount of precipitation and of extreme rainfall, which creates a higher amount of stormwater within the urban areas and an increased risk of urban flooding. READ MORE

  4. 4. Emotional reactions to climate change and associated coping strategies: a grounded theory study on graduate students of sustainability-related programmes

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Uppsala centrum för hållbar utveckling, CSD Uppsala

    Author : Uladzislau Zubkevich; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Emotions; Coping strategies; Climate change; Students; Grounded theory;

    Abstract : Climate change is happening. Yet this phenomenon does not only concern the environment, but also has various notable and important psychological implications for individuals in particular and society in general. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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