Africa

New Nordic Centre of Excellence focusing on Arctic mining communities

New Nordic Centre of Excellence focusing on Arctic mining communities

A Nordic Centre of Excellence funded by NordForsk will build an interdisciplinary research environment to provide new thinking about sustainable development, with a focus on Arctic mining.

Land degradation costs 10.6 trillion USD per year, says new report

Land degradation costs 10.6 trillion USD per year, says new report

The Economics of Land Degradation Initiative, an SEI partner, launches key report at the 70th United Nations General Assembly.

Stories of change from the Mekong: Celebrating 10 years of SUMERNET

Stories of change from the Mekong: Celebrating 10 years of SUMERNET

Partners in the Sustainable Mekong Research Network gathered in Bangkok last week to take stock of their work’s impact since 2005.

Can low-carbon options help expand energy access in Africa?

Can low-carbon options help expand energy access in Africa?

As part of the New Climate Economy project, SEI and IIASA convened a workshop in Nairobi to examine the extent to which these technologies are making a difference, and what it will take to scale them up.

Beyond Paris: Some major achievements at COP21 – and the way forward

Beyond Paris: Some major achievements at COP21 – and the way forward

The Paris Agreement has laid a foundation for global climate action, but it by no means guarantees that its goals will be achieved. The real test is what we make of it. The Huffington Post, US

Exploring the case for supply-side climate policies

Exploring the case for supply-side climate policies

The Paris Agreement makes no mention of fossil fuels, but speakers at two events hosted by SEI at COP21 emphasized the need to end subsidies and limit new oil and coal production.

New online platform to shed light on forest-risk supply chains

New online platform to shed light on forest-risk supply chains

Transformative Transparency, a new platform being developed by SEI and the Global Canopy Programme, could be a key to defining strategies to meet supply chain sustainability commitments.

Climate change adaptation in Swedish forestry: Driving forces, risks and opportunities

Climate change adaptation in Swedish forestry: Driving forces, risks and opportunities

The Mistra-SWECIA final conference gathered academia, journalists and business leaders to summarise eight years of stakeholder engagement, research and outreach.

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Stacey Noel

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Sarah Odera

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