Opening public lands and waters to fossil fuel extraction could have major climate consequences

Opening public lands and waters to fossil fuel extraction could have major climate consequences

Ending the production of coal, oil and natural gas from public lands and waters could significantly reduce the United States’ CO2 emissions, according to a new study from the Stockholm Environment Institute.

Building thriving, low-carbon cities: an overview of policy options for national governments

Building thriving, low-carbon cities: an overview of policy options for national governments

A new report from the Coalition for Urban Transitions – and authored by SEI – could help national governments transform the way cities work.

Lena Ek is the new Chair of Mistra Geopolitics

Lena Ek is the new Chair of Mistra Geopolitics

Former Swedish Minister for the Environment, Lena Ek, is the new chairperson of the multidisciplinary research programme, Mistra Geopolitics.

SEI rated among world’s top environment policy think tanks

SEI rated among world’s top environment policy think tanks

SEI has been rated among the world’s most influential environment policy think tanks in the 2017 Global Go To Think Tanks Index, billed as the “premier database and measure of world think tanks”.

Kalama methanol plant could increase global GHG emissions

Kalama methanol plant could increase global GHG emissions

A proposed methanol plant in Washington State could increase global greenhouse gas emissions and is likely inconsistent with a low-carbon future, according to a new report from the Stockholm Environment Institute.

Celebrating 25 years of SEI Tallinn

Celebrating 25 years of SEI Tallinn

SEI Tallinn recently celebrated a quarter of a century of operations, reflecting on its impact on and contribution to Estonian society, as well as looking to regional and global challenges in the next 25 years.

The state of Haiti's tree-cover: A new picture is emerging

The state of Haiti's tree-cover: A new picture is emerging

For decades, Haiti has been upheld as an archetypal case of environmental mismanagement. The full picture is far less dire.

Q&A: Sivan Kartha on how climate affected the Doomsday Clock

Q&A: Sivan Kartha on how climate affected the Doomsday Clock

Senior Scientist Sivan Kartha discusses his role in setting the Doomsday Clock -- and how humanity can keep away from an apocalyptic "midnight."

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