Essays about: "climate policy decisions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words climate policy decisions.

  1. 1. Strategic Planning for Climate Adaptation - a case study of Åre municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Kajsa Kronkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; municipal planning processes; landslide risk management; mountain tourist destinations; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Åre municipality, a well-known skiing resort in Sweden, has been classified as a primary risk area for landslides, due to a combination of global warming and increased pressure from expansion. The purpose of this study is to explore options to strengthen climate adaptation planning and reduce vulnerability in Åre. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Using remote sensing and land abandonment as a proxy for long-term human out-migration. A Case Study: Al-Hassakeh Governorate, Syria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Berit Mohr; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; remote sensing; Syria; vegetation indices; land abandonment; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The topic of human migration and displacement has become more important in recent years and will continue to do so in the following decades. Voices become louder claiming that climate change is a driving factor for increased displacement and migration. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Case Study to develop and test GIS/SDSS methods to assess the production capacity of a Cocoa Site in Trinidad and Tobago

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Pritam Kumarsingh; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; MCA; Fuzzy; AHP; cocoa; SDSS; crop; management; climate; soil; agriculture; production; LGP; Trinidad; Tobago; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Pritam Kumarsingh A Case Study to develop and test GIS/SDSS methods to assess the production capacity of a Cocoa Site in Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago has achieved world-wide affirmation for its unique fine and flavour cocoa (Theobroma cacao). This classification of cocoa commands price premiums on the global market. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Swedish policy framework for Forest Ecosystem Services : a study of integration of objectives, policy instruments and local actor’s knowledge about policies and policy objectives

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Karolina Tanse; [2021]
    Keywords : energy; climate; forest; nature conservation; policy analysis; policy implementation; policy perception; stakeholders; beslutsfattande; policyimplementering; policyintegrering; skogliga ekosystemtjänster; Sverige;

    Abstract : Paper 1 There is a trend towards intensification of forest use in many European countries, fuelled by an increased demand for forest products and services, driven by the global population, income growth and an increasing per capita consumption of forest products and forest ecosystem services, and politically promoted by a shift towards a bio-based economy. Based on the assumption that decisions on forest management relate to synergies—e. READ MORE