Search for dissertations about: "science-policy interface"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words science-policy interface.

  1. 1. Making Blue Carbon : Coastal Ecosystems at the Science-Policy Interface

    Author : Terese Thoni; BECC - Biodiversity and Ecosystem services in a Changing Climate; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; climate change; UNFCCC; science-policy interface; Blue Carbon; coastal ecosystems; klimatförändringarna; kustnära ekosystem; blått kol; relationen mellan vetenskap och politik; UNFCCC;

    Abstract : Climate change is a growing threat to mankind. The message from the scientific community is clear: we need to act fast and profoundly. The political response has, however, been slow. The likelihood that we will be able to meet our political climate goals only by reducing emissions is slim. READ MORE

  2. 2. Greening Earth? : Science, Politics and Land Use in the Kyoto Negotiations

    Author : Eva Lövbrand; Bo Wiman; Bo Bergbäck; Karin Bäckstrand; Högskolan i Kalmar; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Kyoto Protocol; Carbon cycle science; International climate politics; Land use change and forestry; carbon sinks; science-policy interface; co-production; Kyotoprotokollet; Internationell klimatpolitik; kolcykelforskning; kolsänkor; vetenskap och politik; markanvändning och skog; Biology; Biologi; Naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : Can a deliberate enhancement of the natural uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide in forests and agricultural lands contribute to global efforts to mitigate anthropogenic climate change? This is a question that has generated a great deal of debate and controversy since the inception of the multilateral climate negotiations in the early 1990s. This thesis offers an analysis of how this debate has played out in the negotiations on the land-use change and forestry activities in the Kyoto Protocol. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Emergent Politics of Geoengineering

    Author : Ina Möller; BECC - Biodiversity and Ecosystem services in a Changing Climate; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Norms; Policy emergence; Agenda setting; Climate change; political community; sociological institutionalism; Science policy interface; vetenskap och politik; politisk process; politisk opinionsbildning; klimatförändring; nätverk; institutionalism; normer;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the role of science in the earliest stages of the political process. It does this by studying the emergence of ‘geoengineering’ on the political agenda. READ MORE

  4. 4. Meaning and Action in Sustainability Science : Interpretive approaches for social-ecological systems research

    Author : Simon West; Lisen Schultz; Lorrae van Kerkhoff; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Meaning; interpretive; social-ecological system; complexity; science-policy interface; transformation; sustainability science methodology; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Social-ecological systems research is interventionist by nature. As a subset of sustainability science, social-ecological systems research aims to generate knowledge and introduce concepts that will bring about transformation. Yet scientific concepts diverge in innumerable ways when they are put to work in the world. READ MORE