Essays about: "climate change strategies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 394 essays containing the words climate change strategies.

  1. 1. Local Public Actors’ Flood Risk Perceptions and the Connection to Flood Risk Management : A Comparative Case Study of the Municipalities of Karlstad and Kristinehamn

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Frida Jansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Risk Perception; Flooding; Disaster Risk Reduction; Risk Management; Cultural Theory of Risk;

    Abstract : The frequency and severity of floods have increased due to climate change and achieving successful disaster risk reduction is deemed crucial to attain preparedness and sustainability. The responsibility for society’s preparedness mainly resides with local public actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Slow Emergency – Urgent Action? Exploring the role of municipal climate emergency statements in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Josefine Henman; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change framings; climate emergency declarations; Swedish municipal climate action; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years, more than 2000 jurisdictions worldwide have declared a climate emergency, which covers over 1 billion people. While such declarations have been found to have the potential to spark transformative climate action, the scholarly knowledge of this emerging phenomenon remains limited and there is much disagreement about the merits and effects of climate emergency framings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Controlling the Uncontrollable? : A qualitative content analysis of the United Nations Sendai Framework and its reflection of disaster risk reduction in a risk society.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Ida Lindberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Disaster risk reduction; the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030; natural hazards; the United Nations; climate change; control; resilience; uncertainty; humanitarian aid;

    Abstract : Occurrences of extreme weather events are increasing due to the ongoing climate change driven by human actions. In parallel, this triggers a growing need for humanitarian action in the future to help those impacted by disasters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Granbarkborren i svenska produktionsskogar : vilka faktorer påverkar massutbrott och vilka åtgärder kan vidtas för att minska dem?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Fredrike Lohe; Sonja Otell; [2022]
    Keywords : Ips typographus; Picea abies; klimatförändringar; skadedjur; naturliga fiender; vattenstress; storm; skogsbruk; massattack;

    Abstract : Granbarkborren, Ips typographus, är en av få arter som kan öka drastiskt i populationsdensitet och leda till en omfattande dödlighet av träd i skogen. Skadorna år 2020 uppgick till ett värde på 3,5 miljarder kronor, vilket gör det värdefullt att försöka förstå varför dessa utbrott sker och vad för åtgärder som kan vidtas för att undvika dem. READ MORE

  5. 5. Carbon Dioxide Removal - A tool in a toolbox for reaching net-zero emissions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Kajsa-Stina Ströby; Madeleine Hjalber; [2022]
    Keywords : carbon-dioxide-removal; corporate carbon strategy; carbon norms; climate change strategies;

    Abstract : Corporations play a vital part to limit global warming within the lines of the Paris Agreement and are increasingly making net-zero pledges for committing to decarbonising their operations. The ability to reach these ambitious targets will rely on the development of negative emission techniques referred to as carbon dioxide removal (CDR). READ MORE