York

From shrinking glaciers, to wetlands and floodplains: WEAP 2015

From shrinking glaciers, to wetlands and floodplains: WEAP 2015

Recent SEI projects have added major new features to the water systems modelling software and made it up to 100 times faster; now these enhancements are available to users worldwide.

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.

Why the menstruation and sanitation revolutions need to talk

Why the menstruation and sanitation revolutions need to talk

Menstrual hygiene management is finally being recognized as an urgent development challenge. But what are the implications for other sustainable development agendas – particularly sanitation?

Joint Implementation has undermined global climate ambition, study finds

Joint Implementation has undermined global climate ambition, study finds

The first in-depth review of JI’s environmental integrity shows about three-quarters of credits may not represent actual emission reductions, and their use to meet mitigation targets may have increased emissions by about 600 million tonnes.

SEI at World Water Week 2015 – celebrating 25 years as a convenor

SEI at World Water Week 2015 – celebrating 25 years as a convenor

This year World Water Week in Stockholm celebrates its 25th anniversary. World Water Week originally began as the Stockholm Water Symposium in 1991 and has been convened annually ever since. This year’s theme is Water for Development.

Will 'bottom-up' climate action live up to its promise?

Will 'bottom-up' climate action live up to its promise?

As pledges towards the Paris climate agreement fall short of 2°C-level ambition, many hope that innovative actions by governments, businesses and civil society will fill the gap. Can they deliver?

Q&A: Kaja Peterson on protecting ‘absolutely vital’ pollinators

Q&A: Kaja Peterson on protecting ‘absolutely vital’ pollinators

Experts working under the auspices of the United Nations are preparing an assessment of pollinators and food production to inform decision-making and the post-2015 development agenda.

Sierra Leone study highlights benefits, limits of FDI as driver of development

Sierra Leone study highlights benefits, limits of FDI as driver of development

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa see foreign direct investment as crucial for jump-starting their economies, but strong public-sector engagement is crucial for success.

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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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Grimston House University of York
Heslington
York, YO10 5DD
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Tel:+44 1904 322897


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Contacts

Centre Director:
Lisa Emberson

Finance:
Adam Regis

General questions:
info-York@sei-international.org


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Project highlights

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