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Browse our latest stories, events, blogs, press releases and more.


Current conservation strategies do not protect freshwater biodiversity in tropical forests

Media advisory

Written by Ylva Rylander Friday, 01 December 2017 14:00

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Current conservation strategies
do not adequately protect
freshwater biodiversity in
tropical forests, Amazon
study shows

Do we really need another ethical declaration on climate change?


Written by Måns Nilsson Friday, 01 December 2017 11:02

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SEI Research Director Måns Nilsson talks about the origins, purpose and prospects of the new UNESCO Declaration on Ethical Principles in Relation to Climate Change

New version of LEAP launched with added benefits


Written by Emily Yehle Friday, 01 December 2017 09:46

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Latest version of SEI's flagship tool includes a new Integrated Benefits Calculator and improved visualization capabilities.

Drastic reduction in sediment flows in the Mekong River, new study shows

Press release

Written by Rajesh Daniel Thursday, 30 November 2017 13:00

Mekong River
  Drastic reduction in sediment
  flows in the Mekong River much
  faster and larger than previously
  expected, new study shows

Sverige lanserar unikt samarbete för att skapa en hållbar finansmarknad

Press release

Written by Ylva Rylander Wednesday, 29 November 2017 13:00

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  Sveriges regering lanserar ett
  samarbete med SEI och Handels-
  högskolan: Stockholm Sustainable
  Finance Centre.   

Transition lessons from Colombian coal politics


Written by Claudia Strambo Tuesday, 28 November 2017 18:26

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The political dynamics of Colombia's coal sector holds broader lessons about the global transition away from coal extraction.

In memoriam: Nilufar (Neela) Matin (1953 - 2017)


Written by Howard Cambridge Thursday, 23 November 2017 14:59

Neela Matin in memoriam
It is with great sadness that SEI announces the death of our friend and colleague Nilufar (Neela) Matin.

Green space and well-being: bringing nature back to cities and workplaces


Written by Helen Saarniit Tuesday, 21 November 2017 11:48

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Steve Cinderby has studied the positive connection between green spaces and well-being. In this Q&A he shares his thoughts and conclusions on his research.

New findings: synergies between the Paris Agreement and Agenda 2030

Press release

Written by Ylva Rylander Thursday, 16 November 2017 10:00

Small island developing states are vulnarable to climate change
Small island developing states are some of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change. New findings on synergies between the NDC’s and the SDGs could create win-win solutions and increase policy coherence.

Key actions for moving forward on adaptation under the Paris Agreement

Press release

Written by Ylva Rylander Wednesday, 08 November 2017 16:00

After decades of deliberation, the Paris Agreement has thrust climate policy into a new era of adaptation implementation. Developing countries in particular are in need of global support for adaptation, says a new report from AdaptationWatch.

Countries can – and should – use the Paris Agreement to address fossil fuel production

Press release

Written by Emily Yehle Wednesday, 08 November 2017 02:59

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Countries can address fossil fuel production – and spark a global transition away from fossil fuels – under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, according to a new paper from the Stockholm Environment Institute.

Enabling effective and ambitious action on climate change and the SDGs


Written by Robert Watt Tuesday, 07 November 2017 21:34

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The new NDC-SDG Connections tool analyses and quantifies the connections between climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Ideas and solutions for key climate change issues

Media advisory

Written by Ylva Rylander Monday, 06 November 2017 16:00

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Six key issues for the UN climate change conference - SEI at COP23 in Bonn, Germany.

SDG implementation: from policy dilemmas to smart prioritizing


Written by Annie Sturesson Monday, 06 November 2017 09:18

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SEI's Annie Sturesson explains why a new SEI-UNDP pilot project will help Sri Lanka's government to build interactions between the SDGs into national implementation plans.


6 key issues for the UN climate change conference


Written by Robert Watt Friday, 03 November 2017 11:55

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As climate negotiators meet to discuss the aims and implementation guidelines of the Paris Agreement, SEI researchers have put their heads together to identify some of the key issues for COP23.

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