Essays about: "climate change mitigation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 150 essays containing the words climate change mitigation.

  1. 1. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE

  2. 2. How soon is now? Exploring mitigation of short-lived greenhouse gases in the landscape of climate risk and policies on metrics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Edwin Klint Bywater; [2020]
    Keywords : Global warming; GWP; GTP; methane; short-lived greenhouse gases; short-lived climate forcers; climate policy; climate risk; climate crisis; carbon pricing; climate negotiations; technocracy.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In the collected efforts towards understanding earth’s climate system, and acting on climate change, the time dimension is of central importance. When humanity’s collected activity is carbon-neutral, and how the trajectory towards such a state might look, is a tough question to answer. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Swedish Nuclear Future : Using explorative scenarios to assess energy security in low-carbon electricity systems

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Viktor Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy Security; Scenario Analysis; Low-Carbon Electricity; Nuclear Energy; Energy System Planning;

    Abstract : Positioned within the concepts of sustainable development and energy security, this study evaluates the prospects for Swedish electricity production to assist in reaching both national and international climate targets. The main purpose is to assess the capability of nuclear energy to form part of a national climate change mitigation approach, as well as a viable energy source for Sweden to rely on in the future. READ MORE

  4. 4. The transfer of renewable energy policy instruments from Europe to Southeast Asia : A case study of Thailand’s feed-in tariff policy

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Mengyin Hu; [2020]
    Keywords : Policy transfer; policy making; feed-in tariff; climate change mitigation; Adder program; Thailand renewable energy policy;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most challenging crises in sustainable development agenda. Tackling the problem requires the global transition towards renewable and sustainable energies. READ MORE

  5. 5. The apparel industry’s environmental impact, mitigation and adaptation to climate change : A case study of three Swedish companies​

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Vironica Svensson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Each year a large number of garments are produced. The annual global clothing production today accedes 100 billion garments. By 2030, the world population will be more than 8.5 billion people and global clothing production will rise by 63%. READ MORE