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From shrinking glaciers, to wetlands and floodplains: WEAP 2015

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Written by Marion Davis Wednesday, 02 September 2015 02:02

SEI 2015 news WEAP sm Recent SEI projects have added major new features to the water systems modelling software and made it up to 100 times faster; now these enhancements are available to users worldwide.

Q&A: Amadou Allahoury on breaking silos between water and food sectors

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Written by Ekaterina Bessonova and Anna Löfdahl Wednesday, 26 August 2015 14:49

SEI 2015 News BreakingSilos 140x70 Water is required for all stages of food production - from growing to preparation, and it is no surprise that 70% of all fresh water withdrawals are used for agricultural purposes. Yet water and agriculture actions in most of the regions often operate with little or no coordination.

Joint Implementation has undermined global climate ambition, study finds

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Written by Marion Davis Monday, 24 August 2015 16:00

SEI 2015 news Joint Implementation sm The first in-depth review of JI’s environmental integrity shows about three-quarters of credits may not represent actual emission reductions, and their use to meet mitigation targets may have increased emissions by about 600 million tonnes.

SEI at World Water Week 2015 – celebrating 25 years as a convenor

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Sunday, 23 August 2015 00:00

SEI News WWW2012 flickr worldwaterweek 140x70 This year World Water Week in Stockholm celebrates its 25th anniversary. World Water Week originally began as the Stockholm Water Symposium in 1991 and has been convened annually ever since. This year’s theme is Water for Development.

In memoriam: Nick Sonntag, SEI's third Executive Director

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Written by Ian Caldwell Thursday, 13 August 2015 13:33

SEI 2015 News NickSonntag InMemoriam WestportBlog FuelForThought 140x70 Nicholas (Nick) Sonntag, a Canadian engineer, expert in sustainable development internationally, and SEI Executive Director 1996–1999, died unexpectedly of a heart attack at home in Gibsons, BC, on 27 June 2015. He was 67.

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