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Latin American countries review progress on implementing the 2030 Agenda


Written by Caspar Trimmer Friday, 12 January 2018 11:22

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New policy brief summarizes insights on implementation from an informal retreat for regional policy-makers.

Climate exchange for researchers and journalists in Sweden


Written by Clarisse Kehler Siebert Friday, 12 January 2018 11:12

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How can we offer the public evidence-based climate news? We welcome journalists and climate researchers to this Swedish-English bilingual workshop.

“Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia": A book review


Written by Rajesh Daniel Wednesday, 10 January 2018 06:10

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The newly published book, “Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia: A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change”, aims to sensitize national and regional policy-agendas to the complexities of human mobility.


SEI selected to host Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow


Written by Emily Yehle Thursday, 04 January 2018 18:36

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SEI has been selected by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) as a host organization for the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program.

SEI recruiting new Executive Director


Written by Robert Watt Tuesday, 19 December 2017 09:25

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We are looking for our next Executive Director, who will deliver on our mission: to support decision-making and induce change toward sustainable development around the world.

Moving ahead on gender-responsive planning and implementation of national biodiversity in Southeast Asia and the Pacific


Written by Rajesh Daniel Tuesday, 19 December 2017 03:48

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Gender-responsive planning can improve biodiversity outcomes in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, but often only lip service is paid to these issues.


Will social movements focused on fossil fuel supply help solve the climate crisis?


Written by Georgia Piggot Monday, 18 December 2017 18:49

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The past decade has seen the rise of the "keep-it-in-the-ground" movement. What influence will it have on climate policy?

New competition seeks eco-tech innovations for a cleaner Baltic


Written by Brenda Ochola Thursday, 14 December 2017 11:35

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The EU-funded BONUS RETURN project is offering pre-commercialization support to top ideas for reducing nutrient and carbon emissions and productive reuse in the Baltic region.

New centre for sustainable finance established in Stockholm


Written by Robert Watt and Ylva Rylander Tuesday, 12 December 2017 11:00

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Stockholm Sustainable Finance Centre will support research, innovation and education on how capital allocations can help drive the global sustainability transition.

Resilience building at risk? Five key insights for addressing borderless climate risks


Written by Kevin M. Adams Monday, 11 December 2017 14:52

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Borderless climate risks have the potential to severely hamper or completely roll-back progress made on building resilience through climate change adaptation. Can they be addressed in the follow-up of the Paris Agreement’s global goal on adaptation?

Johan Kuylenstierna vice ordförande i klimatpolitiska rådet


Written by Ylva Rylander Monday, 11 December 2017 12:57

Regeringen inrättar nu klimatpolitiska rådet. Ingrid Bonde har utsetts till ordförande och Johan Kuylenstierna till vice ordförande i rådet.

With new model, Bolivia can better address a growing water crisis


Written by Emily Yehle Wednesday, 06 December 2017 18:55

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SEI researchers recently unveiled the first comprehensive model of Bolivia’s rivers, lakes and streams, as part of the Bolivia National Water Balance.

New study: Behavioural drivers tell us why the use of clean cookstoves is so low

Press release

Written by Ekaterina Bessonova and Ylva Rylander Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:00

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A shift to advanced cookstoves
can bring significant health and
environmental benefits, but only
with proper and consistent use.

New version of LEAP launched at UNEA 3 in Nairobi.

Press release

Written by Howard Cambridge Friday, 01 December 2017 16:34

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The impacts of air pollution: SEI’s popular energy planning tool gets significant upgrade

Short-lived climate pollutant mitigation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Press release

Written by Howard Cambridge Friday, 01 December 2017 15:36

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Fighting air pollution can help achieve global development and climate goals

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