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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Can Colombia grow hydropower safely and sustainably?

Can Colombia grow hydropower safely and sustainably?

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.

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