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Climate Action Beyond Government: How Business Can Drive Action Through Value Chain Based Goals and Cooperative Initiatives
The purpose of this research is to provide recommendations for improved corporate climate action strategies, based on trends in the successful setting and achievement of emissions reduction goals in the business sector of ...
Can Climate Change Increase the Likelihood of State Fragility?
It was concluded that climate change can influence the fragility of a country. The existing academic literature has found that it can be as nuanced as the displacement of people due to drought, flooding, storms, forest ...
Enhance Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Agriculture through Farm Bill Implementation: Implementation Recommendations for the Natural Resources Conservation Service
Our current agronomic systems are responsible for over 8 percent of domestic greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), and the impacts of climate change are growing significantly over time. The Natural Resources Conservation Service ...
The People Versus Conventional Energy: The Transition to Come
The past decade has seen growth in the spread of knowledge throughout the world about the dangers of climate change. The majority of the scientific community is in agreement that humans due to burning of fossil fuels have ...
Modelling the Sequestration Potential of Urban Carbon Sinks: A Case Study of Fairfax County, VA
This capstone project presents a model for assessing the potential carbon removal a city can achieve by enhancing the sequestration potential of its direct and embodied carbon sinks. Applying the model to Fairfax County, ...
Adaptive Renewables: Energy at the Mitigation-Adaptation Nexus
As the clean energy transition accelerates, the challenges of climate impacts are being seen worldwide. Because energy is a leading source of carbon emissions, renewable power production offers a tremendous opportunity ...