Sökning: "Rockström doktorsavhandling"

Hittade 4 avhandlingar innehållade orden Rockström doktorsavhandling.

  1. 1. On-farm agrohydrological analysis of the Sahelian yield crisis : rainfall partitioning, soil nutrients and water use efficiency of pearl millet

    Författare :Johan Rockström; Jim Wallace; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Sammanfattning : Sub-Saharan Africa is presently experiencing a steadily aggravated food security crisis. This crisis is a result of a rapidly growing population combined with insignificant yield increases of the major cereal crops maize, millet and sorghum, during the last decades. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Story of Phosphorus : Sustainability implications of global phosphorus scarcity for food security

    Författare :Dana Cordell; Stuart White; Jan-Olof Drangert; Julie Wilk; Johan Rockström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; global phosphorus scarcity; peak phosphorus; global food security; sustainable resource use; food production and consumption system; transdisciplinary; systems thinking; global fosforbrist; peak fosfor; global matsäkerhet; hållbar resursanvändning; system för produktion och konsumtion av mat; transdisciplinaritet; systemtänkande; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Sammanfattning : The story of phosphorus began with the search for the philosopher’s stone, and centuries later the critical role of phosphorus in soil fertility and crop growth was highlighted. Eventually, phosphorus was implicated in the global environmental challenge of eutrophication. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Intensifying Agricultural Water Management in the Tropics : A cause of water shortage or a source of resilience?

    Författare :Yihun Dile; Johan Rockström; Louise Karlberg; Mekonnen Gebremichael; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Water harvesting; Climate change; Climate variability; Multi criteria evaluation; SWAT; CN; sub-Saharan Africa; Upper Blue Nile; Lake Tana basin; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Sammanfattning : Frequent climatic shocks have presented challenges for rainfed agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Appropriate water management practices are among the solutions to the challenges. The role of water harvesting in achieving sustainable agricultural intensification and specified resilience was explored. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Environmental and Energy Economics

    Författare :Haishan Yu; Chuan-Zhong Li; Bertil Holmlund; Tomas Sjögren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Carbon market; Difference-in-differences; Electricity market; Time series model; Carbon emissions; Global warming; Ocean acidification; Threshold effect; Lump-sum transfers; Equity and efficiency; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: In January, 2005, the EU launched the first international emissions trading system (EU ETS), aimed at reducing carbon emissions in a cost-effective way by means of a market-based instrument. In this paper, we use the treatment/control, before/after design of the natural experiment approach to investigate the treatment effect of the EU ETS on the profitability of a sample of Swedish energy firms in 2005 and 2006. LÄS MER