Search for dissertations about: "Climate change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1054 swedish dissertations containing the words Climate change.

  1. 1. Climate, Conflict and Coping Capacity The Impact of Climate Variability on Organized Violence

    Author : Nina von Uexkull; Erik Melander; Hanne Fjelde; Jack A. Goldstone; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; civil conflict; communal conflict; climate change; climate variability; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; geo-referenced event data; agricultural dependence; vulnerability; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Understanding the conflict potential of climate variability is critical for assessing and dealing with the societal implications of climate change. Yet, it remains poorly understood under what circumstances – and how – extreme weather events and variation in precipitation patterns affect organized violence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate vulnerability assessment methodology Agriculture under climate change in the Nordic region

    Author : Lotten Wiréhn; Tina-Simone Schmid Neset; Björn-Ola Linnér; Giuseppe Feola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agriculture; Assessment methodology; Climate change; Geographic Visualization; Indicator-based methods; Vulnerability; Bedömningsmetodologi; Geografisk Visualisering; Indikatorbaserade metoder; Jordbruk; Klimatförändringar; Sårbarhet;

    Abstract : Food security and climate change mitigation are crucial missions for the agricultural sector and for global work on sustainable development. Concurrently, agricultural production is directly dependent on climatic conditions, making climate change adaptation strategies essential for the agricultural sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. Libertarianism and Climate Change

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Olle Torpman; Torbjörn Tännsjö; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; libertarianism; self-ownership; rights; individualism; emissions; climate change; boundary-crossing; infringement; compensation; rectification; appropriation; self-defense; future generations; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, I investigate the implications of libertarian morality in relation to the problem of climate change. This problem is explicated in the first chapter, where preliminary clarifications are also made. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate change time machine Adaptation to 30 years of warming in the Baltic Sea

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Friederike Ermold; Anssi Laurila; Jukka Jokela; Kerstin Johannesson; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; climate change; thermal adaptation; evolution; Baltic Sea; Biotest Basin; ecological interactions; biological invasions; phenotypic plasticity; Biologi med inriktning mot populationsbiologi; Biology with specialization in Population Biology;

    Abstract : Earth mean surface temperature has increased by 1 °C since the industrial revolution, and this has already had considerable effects on animal and plant species. Ecological responses to the warming climate – often facilitated via phenotypic plasticity – are ubiquitous. READ MORE

  5. 5. Conditions of ‘Sustainability’ The Case of Climate Change Adaptation in Sweden

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : David Olsson; Mikael Granberg; Line Säll; Stig Montin; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; climate change adaptation; resilience; vulnerability; sustainability; transformation; governing; policy analysis; Bacchi; WPR; discourse analysis; governmentality; political ecology; climate justice; phronesis; climate change; environmental politics; sustainable development; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : By describing climate change as one of the greatest challenges of our time, the Swedish government has expressed a commitment to climate change adaptation as an integral part of the country’s sustainable development efforts. Sweden has also been portrayed as a frontrunner of climate policy and sustainable development. READ MORE