Essays about: "ecosystem-based adaptation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words ecosystem-based adaptation.

  1. 1. Nature-based solutions as a climate change adaptation strategy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Linda Doan; [2021]
    Keywords : nature-based solutions; ecosystem-based adaptation; Kristianstad Municipality; planning process; Swedish urban planning; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Because of climate change, rising sea levels in Kristianstad Municipality is more urgent than ever. Sea levels around Scania are estimated to rise more than 2,5 meters in 80 years considering that they are currently rising with 3,2 mm per year. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integration of ecosystem-based adaptation measures in urban planning : Insights from Copenhagen and Malmö

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Camilla Baier; [2020]
    Keywords : Ecosystem-based adaptation; Climate change adaptation; Nature-based solutions; Ecosystem services; Policy integration; Green infrastructure; Urban planning; Ekosystembaserad anpassning; Anpassning av klimatförändringar; Naturbaserade lösningar; Nature-based solutions; NBS; Ekosystemtjänster; Politikintegration; Grön infrastruktur; Stadsplanering;

    Abstract : A key challenge for sustainable urban development is to deal with the effects of climate change. To approach this issue, ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA), i.e. the use of ecosystem services for climate adaptation, has been promoted by both scholars and practitioners. READ MORE

  3. 3. How can Ecosystem Services be implemented in local Climate Adaptation? : A case study of Arjeplog

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekoteknik- och hållbart byggande

    Author : Jenny Boltemo Edholm; [2019]
    Keywords : ecosystem-based adaptation; ecosystem services; local planning; resilience; climate change;

    Abstract : Ecosystem services are essential for human climate adaptation. As climate change is a direct driver of change for ecosystem service provisioning, it is of importance to care for our ecosystems to be able to cope with future challenges. Local governance has a central role in climate adaptation due to its responsibility in physical planning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring change agent strategies in navigating transformation towards safe and just agri-food systems in South Africa - A case study of the SPAR Rural hub project

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Nicole Chabaneix; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecosystem-based adaptation EbA ; Peruvian Andes; community-led water sow and harvest WSH ; water ecosystem services;

    Abstract : Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) champions the use of biodiversity and ecosystem services to help people adapt to the adverse effects of climate change. Moreover, EbA presents an exemplary opportunity to confer social-ecological resilience. READ MORE

  5. 5. The experience of a heat wave and preparations for a hot future - A case study of climate change adaptation and health risks faced by the elderly population of Trelleborg

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Love Frykman; [2019]
    Keywords : heat wave; climate change; climate change adaptation; elderly population; citizen participation; coping strategies; adaptation interaction; resilience; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : As global temperatures rise, adverse health effects due to heat exposure are an increasingly pressing issue, particularly threatening to the health of elderly people. Mitigating these threats requires a dynamic climate adaptation system embedding a variety of measures. READ MORE