Essays about: "urban climate"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 989 essays containing the words urban climate.

  1. 1. SOCIAL HERITAGE AS LEVERAGE: Recognising the Social Dimension of Heritage in Sustainable Urban Development

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kajsa Lilja; [2024-01-26]
    Keywords : Sustainable cities; urban re development; social sustainability; social heritage; sense of place; public participation; power dynamics;

    Abstract : In 2015, numerous countries committed to supporting the United Nations' Agenda 2030, which aims to address global challenges such as urban growth and climate change through the Sustainable Cities and Communities goal (SDG11). During this time, experts in heritage and urban development began emphasizing the significant role that cultural heritage plays in sustainable urban development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trädplantering i den hårdgjorda staden : utmaningar och lösningsalternativ

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

    Author : Ingela Carlgren; [2024]
    Keywords : gatuträd; urbana träd; trädplantering; gatumiljö; urban jord; kompaktering; skelettjord; makadamsubstrat; rotceller; suspended pavement;

    Abstract : Träd är viktiga delar av våra städer. De bidrar med många ekosystemtjänster, som klimatreglering, dagvattenhantering och positiva hälsoeffekter. De är också viktiga identitetsskapande element. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing the Effectiveness of Urban Trees with Skeletal Soils in Flood Risk Mitigation

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Molly Boberg; [2024]
    Keywords : Flood Management; Climate Adaptation; Nature-Based Solutions NBS ; Urban Trees; Skeletal Soil; Hydrologic Modelling; MIKE; Översvämningshantering; Klimatanpassning; Naturbaserade lösningar; Stadsträd; Skelettjord; Hydrologisk modellering; MIKE;

    Abstract : With increased urbanization and climate change, heavy rainfall events and urban floods are becoming more frequent. To meet the demands for effective climate adaptation strategies and mitigation measures, Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) have received increased attention. READ MORE

  4. 4. Carbon credit schemes & landownership in Scotland : an analysis of policy discourses

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Imogen Cadwaladr-Rimmer; [2024]
    Keywords : carbon credit schemes; discourse policy analysis; environmental governance; landownership; land reform; neoliberalisation; rural Scotland; sustainable development.;

    Abstract : Carbon Credit Schemes have become an important feature of governance approaches to climate change in recent years and have been gaining prominence in the Global North. Scotland in particular has seen a rise in the development of carbon projects, with developers looking to sell carbon credits. READ MORE

  5. 5. Salt tolerant horticultural plants to save freshwater usage

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Plant Protection Biology

    Author : Tsun-Ya Chuang; [2024]
    Keywords : climate change; freshwater scarcity; halophyte; salt tolerance; bonsai;

    Abstract : As freshwater becomes scarce worldwide due to climate change and population increases, there is an urgent need to develop innovative approaches to address the issue of reducing freshwater consumption. Selecting species with high ornamental value and salt tolerance for use as green hedges or bonsai in urban or coastal areas could be a strategic approach for promoting greening and maintaining water resource sustainability. READ MORE