Essays about: "scope and limitations of the study of climate change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words scope and limitations of the study of climate change.

  1. 1. Framtidens klimatneutrala bostäder : en studie av bostadsbyggande aktörers syn på framtidens bostäder

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Karin Alfredsson; [2021]
    Keywords : bostadsutveckling; klimatneutralitet; bostadsbranschen; klimatpåverkan; gröna bostäder; low-impact living; normer; stigberoende;

    Abstract : För att en hållbar framtid skall kunna uppnås är det mycket i samhället som behöver förändras, inte minst bostäder. Bostadsbranschen står idag för ungefär 20 procent av Sveriges totala utsläpp av växthusgaser och har således en påtaglig klimatpåverkan. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy Usage of Smart Wayside Object Controllers : An investigation and theoretical implementation of feasible energy storage and energy harvesting technologies in connection to a railway system

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Alexandra Jerresand; Micaela Diamant; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : With climate change threatening life, countries worldwide have united to limit the damages generated by humanity to the world. For a sustainable future, it will be essential to utilise energy in more ecient ways. Energy harvesting in the form of renewable resources and innovative solutions for industries are some answers to an improved tomorrow. READ MORE

  3. 3. Floristic change in the province of Scania in southernmost Sweden 1800-2020: using fragmented data to study landscape-level shifts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Cassandra Hallman; [2020]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Vascular plant observances were compiled for 10 well-documented parishes throughout southernmost Sweden from published floras, herbarium specimens, modern inventories, and a large citizen-science database to provide presence/absence of species from 1800-2020 at the decade level. A regionally-specific database of species-specific plant traits and ecological indicator values was used to examine floristic and ecological changes across an extended timeline which indicates that several of the most apparent conservation issues including climate warming, woody encroachment, and soil chemistry alterations have acted for long over a century. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing for sustainable fashion - A comparative review of the Higg Index 2.0 Brand and Retail Module and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem; Lunds universitet/Ekosystemteknik (CI)

    Author : Malin Hansson Reuter; Lia Zetterlund; [2018]
    Keywords : UN Sustainable Development Goals; Higg Index; Sustainable Apparel Coalition; LCA; Impact categories; sustainable fashion; CSR; environmental management system; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis investigates sustainability management within a fashion company and how a company could use the sustainability management tool the Higg Index 2.0 Brand and Retail Module to work towards its prioritised UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). READ MORE

  5. 5. Development of a Simulation Tool to Support the Process of Setting Climate Targets – An Exploratory Study at IKEA

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Patrik Sander; Simon Skoog; [2017]
    Keywords : scope 3; value chain; science-based targets; policy evaluation; sustainability; simulation; system dynamics modelling; simulering; hållbarhet; policyutvärdering; värdekedja; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background The world’s governments agreed in 2010 to work towards limiting global warming to a two-degree warming compared to pre-industrial temperatures with the presumption that this would suffice in order to avoid the worst effects of climate change. Meeting this goal would, according to The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, require a reduction of global emissions by 41–72 percent by the year 2050. READ MORE