Essays about: "fuel security"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 essays containing the words fuel security.

  1. 1. Plant phenology and climate change : possible effect on the onset of various wild plant species first flowering day in the UK

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Nigel Fox; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; plants; phenology; climate change; global warming; FFD; IPCC; Bluebell; Garlic mustard; Coltsfoot; Cuckooflower; United Kingdom; Woodland Trust; UK; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The IPCC states that the planet is significantly warming due to effects of climate change. This warming effect has consequences for phenological events. Many species cannot track rapid climate change, resulting in phenological mismatches. This study looks at an extreme weather event and the longer-term effects of climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rise of the Machines – Legal analysis of Seaworthiness in the context of autonomous shipping

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Anders Kirchner; [2019]
    Keywords : sjörätt; transporträtt; maritime law; autonomous ship; seaworthiness; cyber security; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In recent years, technological developments have been the focal point of the discussion in the shipping industry. The two main topics have been a general discussion on IT security and a discussion about autonomous ships. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fields of Dreams: Scenarios to Produce Selected Biomass and Renewable Jet Fuels that Fulfill European Union Sustainability Criteria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Torry van Slyke; [2019]
    Keywords : aviation biofuel; Camelina sativa; forestry residues; land use change; Renewable Energy Directive; sustainable development;

    Abstract : Aviation greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have risen faster than any other transport sector to double between 1990 and 2005. Such emissions from aviation could increase another 700 percent globally, and at least 150 percent in the European Union (EU), by 2050 due to continuously increasing consumer demand. READ MORE

  4. 4. What does the Increased Fossil Fuel Scarcity mean for the Arctic Region? A Quantitative and Qualitative Content Analysis of Canada, Denmark, Norway, the United States and Russia's Arctic Strategy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ida Strand; [2019]
    Keywords : Arctic; Climate Change; Environment; Fossil Fuel; Gas; Interests; Oil; Militarization; Resources; Security; Sovereignty; Territory;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis asks the question, what does the increased fossil fuel scarcity mean for the Arctic region? It further investigates the aim and motives by the five main Arctic states. With the use of structural realism, existing research on the parallels between resource scarcity and conflict and, the combination of two methodological approaches: quantitative and qualitative content analysis, I argue in this study that the five states will act in accordance with the structural realist way and exploit the Arctic due to the protection of their national interests and security. READ MORE

  5. 5. Speaking and Perceiving Security: A Case Study of the Trump Administration’s Securitization of Illegal Immigration Fueling Populism in the US

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Nils Lange; [2019]
    Keywords : United States; Donald Trump; Immigration; Populism; Open Borders; Securitization; US-Mexico Relations;

    Abstract : During his presidential campaign and throughout his presidency Donald Trump’s dealings with illegal immigration have sparked global controversy. The election of Donald Trump has thus insinuated a debate within the academic field of International Relations and a reoccurring concept within said debate is populism. READ MORE