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.

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.

Cities and nations must align policies to achieve full urban mitigation potential

Cities and nations must align policies to achieve full urban mitigation potential

An SEI study shows a large share of climate action in cities is likely to work best with leadership and policy support from higher levels of government.

Welcome to the Anthropocene

Welcome to the Anthropocene

A review of The Human Scene, an innovative blend of theatre and science staged last week at the Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre.

Maurice Strong, 1929-2015

Maurice Strong, 1929-2015

Arno Rosemarin, Senior Research Fellow and a part of SEI since 1991, reflects on the life and achievements of Maurice Strong.

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Managing environmental systems

Managing environmental systems


Growing populations, rapid urbanization and increased consumption put unprecedented pressure on land, water and air resources. We show how to manage these resources together to protect food security, human health and biodiversity.

Reducing climate risk

Reducing
climate risk


Emissions of greenhouse gases are built into our economic systems. Our research shows the benefits of a low-carbon future and describes how we get there by mitigating and adapting to climate change.



Transforming governance

Transforming governance


The social, institutional and political setting is vital for improving livelihoods, sustain- ability and resilience. We provide insights into good governance for sustainable develop- ment in the face of social and ecological change.


Rethinking development

Rethinking development


The global economy has brought welfare and prosperity to the world. But it has also depleted natural resources and vital ecosystem services. We set out alternatives for a sustainable future, from the planetary scale down to local, on-the-ground solutions.




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