Essays about: "climate risk"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 847 essays containing the words climate risk.

  1. 16. Impact of wetland restoration on river discharge - A case study of Bråån, Skåne, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Ardis Luda; [2023]
    Keywords : wetlands; wetland restoration; HYPE model; river discharge; Sweden; land use change; flooding; hydrological modeling; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Land use change is a factor not often considered when modeling river discharge in regard to future flood risk. The restoration of wetlands is an ongoing land use change which affects water storage capacity in the soils of a catchment and could lead to lower flows in rivers. READ MORE

  2. 17. Local Governance Structure and the Level of Implementation of Climate Adaptation Measures in 653 Cities Globally

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Astrid Thomas; [2023]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Abstract: Due to limited data availability, previous studies assessing the status of climate adaptation at the municipal level are mostly limited to planned actions, which can at times be symbolic rather than substantive in nature. As a result, the true level of implementation of climate adaptation in cities has been difficult to estimate. READ MORE

  3. 18. Mine Action and Climate Change: A Case Study of Water in Yemen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Amani Abdulqader; [2023]
    Keywords : Climate change; conflict; Yemen; Mine action; water; peacebuilding; sustainable development; resource management; governance; droughts; floods; climate mitigation; risk and disaster management.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The following research explores a critical intersection between the work of mine action and the climate. It addresses the amplified impacts of climate change on water in Yemen, a country afflicted by protracted conflict and growing climate threats. READ MORE

  4. 19. External Risks and Audit Fees. A Study on the Influence of external factors on audit fee determination.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Ernest Oppong; Allen Beng Ngum; [2023]
    Keywords : Audit fees; covid; Russia-Ukraine war; Agency theory; Auditing; and climate change.;

    Abstract : The need for reliable financial information has led to the establishment of audits as a vital component of corporate governance. Audits serve to enhance the credibility of financial statements, mitigate agency conflicts, and instill trust among stakeholders. READ MORE

  5. 20. Risk of Debris Flows in Åre : Literature Review of the Current Risk for Debris Flows in Åre Municipality and Predictions for the Future

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Lovisa Peterson; Wilma Sjöhag; [2023]
    Keywords : Åre municipality; Debris flows; Landslides; Geological hazards; Climate change; Åre kommun; Slamström; skred; Geologiska risker; Klimatförändringar;

    Abstract : Several debris flows have affected Åre municipality (Sw. Åre kommun) in the last 20 years. Jämtlandis a declared risk area for landslides and debris flows and there is an even higher probability oflandslides causing great damage around the Åre urban area. READ MORE