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New U.S. offshore drilling would undermine climate targets, create ‘carbon lock-in’ and stranded asset risks

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Written by Marion Davis Thursday, 01 December 2016 18:23

SEI 2016 news US offshore drilling sm An SEI analysis finds that offshore drilling in U.S. Arctic and Atlantic waters would only be consistent with a pathway that leads to 4°C of warming, not less than 2°C, as world leaders have agreed.
 

How to halve the per capita food waste in Estonia by 2030

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Written by Helen Saarniit Wednesday, 30 November 2016 14:16

Turning food waste into organic fertilizer. Photo credit: Katie Campbell EarthFix/KCTS9 via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) https://flic.kr/p/p8PobX A forum organized by SEI Tallinn considered many different strategies, from better labelling, to changes in waste collection, to technology-enabled food sharing.
   

Amid rapid change, major Arctic study highlights need to prepare for surprises

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Written by Marion Davis Friday, 25 November 2016 11:17

"Village of Kulusuk" - Ville Miettinen via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) https://flic.kr/p/iwLZM The Arctic Resilience Report, published today, is the first comprehensive assessment of ecosystems and societies in the region.
 

Why do people take part in citizen science?

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Written by Howard Cambridge and Caspar Trimmer Wednesday, 23 November 2016 16:21

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A new report by SEI for the UK government explores what makes citizens collect and share their data.

   

Trase: Bringing ‘radical transparency’ to global supply chains

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Written by Caspar Trimmer Friday, 11 November 2016 17:56

SEI News 2016 Trase COP22 140 A new online platform lets companies, governments and others track flows of "forest-risk" commodities from production landscapes to consumer markets.
   

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