Africa

What makes a good climate service? Learning from practice

What makes a good climate service? Learning from practice

From texts about pests to climate podcasts for women farmers, panellists at a COP22 event co-hosted by SEI offered many useful examples and insights.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Arctic Resilience Report, published today, is the first comprehensive assessment of ecosystems and societies in the region.

Digitalizing health data can save time, money - and lives - in Kenya

Digitalizing health data can save time, money - and lives - in Kenya

Streamlining access to healthcare and patient information can have multiple benefits, according to an SEI paper presented at Nairobi Innovation Week.

How data visualizations can help build a ‘mental map’ of complex water resource problems

How data visualizations can help build a ‘mental map’ of complex water resource problems

The human mind is highly visual, so when people see information in graphic form, instead of just talking about it or reading numbers, they can recognize patterns.

Clearing the smoke: A visual story about women, cooking and health in Lusaka, Zambia

Clearing the smoke: A visual story about women, cooking and health in Lusaka, Zambia

Widespread adoption of advanced cookstoves could save millions of lives each year. Marie Jürisoo shares fieldwork to understand what drives behaviour and choices about household energy.

Five ways the Paris Agreement can address oversupply of fossil fuels

Five ways the Paris Agreement can address oversupply of fossil fuels

The Marrakech talks may not have tackled the gap between global climate goals and fossil fuel production, but individual governments don’t need to wait to show leadership.

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