Essays about: "climate for change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2717 essays containing the words climate for change.

  1. 1. Climate on the Horizon? Gothenburg dockworkers’ framings of their political horizon regarding climate change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jakob Gometz; [2022-01-12]
    Keywords : Labour Environmentalism; Critical Materialism; ; Frame Analysis; Critical Theory; Ecological Marxism; ; Environmental Labour Studies;

    Abstract : The climate is rapidly warming, and this has triggered a global trend in mobilisation against climate change. Due to workers’ unique position within the capitalist mode of production the interest in the potential for labour mobilisation against climate change is growing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transitioning towards a circular economy at an electronics manufacturer: Barriers and solutions for implementing a take back system in the US

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Ellen Pellosniemi; Ebba Lundgren; [2022]
    Keywords : circular economy; e-waste take back; stakeholder barriers; B2B incentivization; solution prioritization; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : So far, over 50 million tonnes of e-waste have been generated globally (World Economic Forum, 2019), raising the question of the role of circular economy in combating climate change (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2021). This thesis explores the opportunities for Axis Communications to introduce a take back system for recycling decommissioned products in the US. READ MORE

  3. 3. Twenty-First Century Drought Projections in Swedish Catchments

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elise Jonsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Drought; climate change; drought index; climate models; catchments; societal functions; Torka; klimatförändring; torkindex; klimatmodeller; avrinningsområde; samhällsfunktioner;

    Abstract : Droughts can have far-reaching and devastating effects on all sectors of society and ecology and future changes to drought and flood patterns are uncertain. This uncertainty has led to a lax response from local officials in dealing with mitigation and adaptation, particularly in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. "You nibble away at the edges": A qualitative analysis of climate journalism practice in Aotearoa New Zealand

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/JMG - Inst f journalistik och masskomm

    Author : Áine Kelly-Costello; [2021-09-14]
    Keywords : Climate journalism; media logic; journalism practice theory; semi-structured interviews;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic climate change is a wicked problem and the nature of the climate discourse propagated through media outlets is one key component in shaping how the public understand and act upon its causes and ramifications. This study draws on journalism practice theory and related approaches to analyse semi-structured interviews from early 2020 with 10 journalists who consistently cover climate change in Aotearoa New Zealand. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable or sustaining status quo? A critical analysis on depoliticization and the European Green Deal

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elin Adolfsson; [2021-09-02]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Green New Deals is a relatively new phenomenon in environmental policy which takes a holistic approach and aims to bridge ecological sustainability and social justice. In 2019, the European Union became the first major economy to adopt and implement such a policy agenda. READ MORE