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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.

Understanding the ‘hot spots’ in cities that affect older people’s mobility

Understanding the ‘hot spots’ in cities that affect older people’s mobility

Older people living in cities could enjoy better quality of life thanks to new research that charts their emotional responses to their surroundings.

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.

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About SEI York

The SEI York centre is a self-funded, multi-disciplinary research unit in the Environment Department at the University of York.


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Centre Director:
Lisa Emberson

Finance:
Adam Regis

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