News stories from SEI, covering a wide range topics, including Q&A features, reporting on new SEI research and projects, and our engement on key environment around the world.


Climate Change and Older People Workshop success

Written by Howard Cambridge Wednesday, 26 March 2008 01:00

First national event on the effects of climate change on older people.


SEI Annual Report 2007 released

Written by Tom Gill and Sturle Hauge Simonsen Thursday, 13 March 2008 01:00

Strong focus on climate change and the bridge between science and policy.

SEI/EcoSanRes provides productive sanitation expertise to IFAD

Written by Sturle Hauge Simonsen Thursday, 21 February 2008 01:00

Important contributor to IFAD seminar on optimising human waste.


SEI sanitation expert receives the Swedish Sustainable Sanitation Award

Written by Sturle Hauge Simonsen Thursday, 14 February 2008 01:00

Dr. Håkan Jönsson from the SEI EcoSanRes Programme receives award for his work on sustainable sanitation systems.


weADAPT launched at Bali Climate Conference

Written by Anna Taylor Thursday, 17 January 2008 01:00

SEI, as part of the weADAPT Group, coordinated the launch of a new climate change adaptation platform at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bali, Indonesia, in December 2007.


New solutions for climate change and development in the South

Written by Sturle Hauge Simonsen Wednesday, 09 January 2008 01:00

The Greenhouse Development Rights Framework, devised by SEI and Ecoequity, offers solutions to the climate crisis while supporting development in the South.


Bert Bolin dies at age 82

Written by Arno Rosemarin Thursday, 03 January 2008 01:00

Bert Bolin, Professor Emeritus of Meteorology from Stockholm University, co-founder of SEI and a world leader in climate research, passed away December 30, 2007.


Strong SEI participation in Bali side events

Written by Sturle Hauge Simonsen and Francis Johnson Tuesday, 18 December 2007 01:00

SEI staff members in several of the many side events, meetings and workshops during the Bali Climate conference.


SEI Tallinn Programme Director at Asia - Europe Environment Forum

Written by Sturle Hauge Simonsen and Vivika Jürna Monday, 10 December 2007 01:00

Kaja Peterson, SEI Tallinn Programme Director for the Sustainability Measures Programme, participated in the Asia- Europe Environment Forum which took place between 28-30 November 2007 in Shenzhen, China.


SEI-US climate symposium on climate change

Written by Anja Kollmus Friday, 07 December 2007 01:00

SEI central at a US symposium on global climate change.

New report warns Florida on consequences of climate change

Written by Sturle Hauge Simonsen Friday, 07 December 2007 01:00

- If left unchecked, climate change will significantly harm Florida’s economy in the next several decades, a joint SEI and GDAE report says.


2008 - The year for reducing your carbon footprint

Written by Howard Cambridge Wednesday, 05 December 2007 01:00

Researchers identify the top dozen ways to reduce your carbon footprint.


SEI launches new climate initiatives at Bali conference

Written by Sturle Hauge Simonsen and Tom Gill Monday, 03 December 2007 01:00

Leading climate experts from SEI will present key steps to better link climate change and sustainable development in the South.


Work from the ground: beyond the wave of destruction

Written by Dararat Weerapong Monday, 19 November 2007 01:00

In the three years since the tsunami destroyed Andaman coastal communities massive assistance from government agencies, NGOs, international organizations, academic/research institutes, and even individuals has gone to the six affected provinces in the south of Thailand, as well as to other affected countries. The world has moved on since then to focus on climate change, and the tsunami programme is also working to find resilience strategies to cope with future disaster events.


SEI teamed up with Kasetsart to run WEAP for Thai officials

Written by Dararat Weerapong Monday, 19 November 2007 01:00

On 6-7 November 2007 SEI, in collaboration with Kasetsart University (KU), conducted a 2-day training workshop for the Thailand Department of Water Resources (DWR ) in Bangkok on WEAP - the Water Evaluation and Planning System for Sustainable Water Analysis.


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