Essays about: "climate risk"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 847 essays containing the words climate risk.

  1. 6. The Political Ecology of Green Hydrogen from the global South : An analysis along the socioecological fix framework

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Maximilian Rischer; [2023]
    Keywords : Socioecological fix; global South; green hydrogen; political ecology; just energy transition; decolonial; uneven development; Hyphen; Socioekologisk fix; globala södern; grön vätgas; politisk ekologi; rättvis energiomställning; avkolonisering; ojämna utvecklingen; Hyphen;

    Abstract : Infrastructural projects to realize the energy transition are framed by governmentsfrom all around the world very positively. This is also the case for green hydrogen,which is considered as a silver bullet to solve multiple crises simultaneously. READ MORE

  2. 7. Urban flood risk mitigation : A perspective form urban planning

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Andreas Brandow; [2023]
    Keywords : Urban indicators; Resilience; Urban flooding; Flood protection and mitigation; Luleå;

    Abstract : Due to the global warming and climate change, an increased frequency of high intensity rains and other disasters are expected all around the world. To predict this change in climate the IPCC has created a set of climate scenarios, RCPs, that will try to predict the future climate based on how much we are able to adapt and mitigate the effects we as a species have on the environment. READ MORE

  3. 8. Hydraulic Modelling of Eurasian Beaver Structural Modifications: Implications for Evaluating their Contributions to Natural Flood Management in Scotland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Maja Christina Pitcairn; [2023]
    Keywords : Beaver reintroduction; Scotland; Flood risk; Natural flood management; Hydraulic modelling.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The concurrent climate and biodiversity crises in Scotland necessitate the exploration of ecosystem-based adaptation to simultaneously address increased flood risk and the loss of native species. This research investigated the contributions of Eurasian beaver reintroductions to natural flood management in Scotland. READ MORE

  4. 9. Risk Implications of Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Implementations: the Case of the Nordics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Denis Mijolović; [2023]
    Keywords : Small Modular Nuclear Reactors; Nuclear Energy; Energy Policy; Energy Transition; Risk Management; Scandinavian Energy Strategy;

    Abstract : Climate change is no novelty – we witness its disastrous impact more and more by each day. Although we already started envisaging a future where the vitality of our societies is derived not from conventional fossil fuels, but from a sophisticated, clean, and steadfast energy source – the latest benchmarks tracked by leading global energy agencies show grim performance, thereby calling for an intervention. READ MORE

  5. 10. The Power of trust : Exploring what influences consumer trust in environmental sustainability claims.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring och turismvetenskap (MTS)

    Author : Caesar Friberg Jonsson; Anton Barrklint; Max Åkerberg; [2023]
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    Abstract : Background: Environmental sustainability claims refers to communications made by companies about their improved environmental performance. Improved environmental performance can for example be a company claiming to emit less carbon dioxide or climate compensating the consumer's purchase. READ MORE