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Fossil fuel supply ‘a crucial omission’ from Paris climate deal

Fossil fuel supply ‘a crucial omission’ from Paris climate deal

Along with trying to reduce consumption, policy-makers should consider measures that target the production of coal, oil and gas – but key questions remain about how best to do so. Climate Home, UK

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

Collaborative approach needed to manage groundwater

Collaborative approach needed to manage groundwater

21 of California’s groundwater basins and sub-basins are ‘critically overdrafted’. It is time to work together to break entrenched positions and find more sustainable solutions.

Q&A: Sivan Kartha on the Civil Society Equity Review

Q&A: Sivan Kartha on the Civil Society Equity Review

An architect of the Climate Equity Reference Calculator explains why the tool’s latest application is crucial for the Paris negotiations, and for real progress afterward.

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.

Limits on oil supply will raise prices but aid climate goals

Limits on oil supply will raise prices but aid climate goals

Actions aimed at slowing the expansion of oil supplies could, barrel for barrel, be as effective at reducing CO2 emissions as policies to limit oil consumption.

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.

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