Search for dissertations about: "Climate responsive"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Climate responsive.

  1. 1. People, Climate, and Inclusive Infrastructure : A thesis on design and planning in underserved neighbourhoods

    Author : Joseph Mulligan; Mattias Höjer; David Nilsson; Edgar Pieterse; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Socio-ecological systems; climate change; infrastructure design and planning; participation; adaptation; co-design; resilience; urban transition; flood risk management; transdisciplinary research; Kibera; Nairobi; Kenya; sub-Saharan Africa.; Strategier för hållbar utveckling; Strategies for sustainable development;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the processes of design and planning of infrastructure in rapidly urbanising cities that can lead to a more just and sustainable trajectory of urban development in the context of a changing climate. The thesis draws on case studies, panel surveys, interviews, and participant-observation of both top-down and bottom-up planning processes for infrastructure development and flood risk management in the context of urban informal areas, with a particular focus on the large informal neighbourhood of Kibera in central Nairobi, Kenya. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Governance of Global Climate Finance – The Management of Contradictions, Ambiguities and Conflicts in the Green Climate Fund

    Author : Jonas Bertilsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; global climate governance; climate finance; contradictions; conflicts; immanent critique; development; developing and developed countries;

    Abstract : Global climate governance struggles with many contentious issues, often made visible in the annual climate meetings arranged by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). When these issues are delegated to climate organizations within the UNFCCC system and operationalized into climate practices they are often translated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effects of climate change on boreal wetland and riparian vegetation

    Author : Lotta Ström; Roland Jansson; Christer Nilsson; Sarah Gergel; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; biomass; flooding; hydrologic niche; invasibility; riparian zone; riparian plant species; river margin; climate scenario; seed sowing experiment; species composition; species richness; transplant experiment; Terrestrial ecology; Terrestrisk ekologi;

    Abstract : Models of climate change predict that temperature will increase during the 21th century and the largest warming will take place at high northern latitudes. In addition to warming, predictions for northern Europe include increased annual precipitation and a higher proportion of the precipitation during winter falling as rain instead of snow. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adaptation of road drainage structures to climate change

    Author : Zahra Kalantari; Lennart Folkeson; Steve W. Lyon; KTH; []

    Abstract : Climate change is expected to lead to more frequent extreme precipitation events, floods and changes in frost/thawing cycles. The frequency of road closures and other incidents such as flooding, landslides and roads being washed away will probably increase. Stronger demands will be placed on the function of road drainage systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Treeline dynamics in short and long term perspectives : observational and historical evidence from the southern Swedish Scandes

    Author : Lisa Öberg; Bengt-Gunnar Jonsson; Leif Kullman; Ulf Segerström; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Betula pubescens ssp. czerepanovii; Picea abies; Pinus sylvestris; climate change; monitoring; treeline advance; clones; megafossils; immigration; Holocene; cryptic refugia; Swedish Scandes; Terrestrial ecology; Terrestrisk ekologi;

    Abstract : Against the background of past, recent and future climate change, the present thesis addresses elevational shifts of alpine treelines in the Swedish Scandes. By definition, treeline refers to the elevation (m a.s.l. READ MORE