Wealthy governments risk inflating the private sector’s contribution to a USD 100 billion target to climate-proof developing countries. Climate Home, UK
COP21 is crucial because its expected outcome is a new international agreement on climate change, applicable to all, to keep global warming below 2°C.
SEI had five representatives at last week’s Global Alliance for Clean Cookstove’s bi-annual gathering in Accra, Ghana, tackling the clean cooking agenda from diverse perspectives. Read what they learned at the event, and view videos of their responses to sessions.
A collaboration between SEI and The Nature Conservancy is using a WEAP model to analyse how dam construction could affect wetland ecosystems and flood risks downstream.
The Department of Water Resources and the agencies that manage California’s 10 largest watersheds are using SEI’s WEAP to explore their options in an uncertain future.
SEI-US Senior Scientist Charlie Heaps is one of three low-emission development ‘champions’ honoured at the 2015 LEDS Global Partnership awards.
As Obama opens the Arctic for oil drilling, is he also making it harder for America to wean itself from its dependence on fossil fuels? The Guardian Sustainable Business blog, UK
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.
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