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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 can food systems become more sustainable?

How can food systems become more sustainable?

SEI and UNEP launch a new free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) at the United Nations Environment Assembly, focused on Southeast Asia.

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.

Q&A: Frank Thomalla on how science and technology can support the Sendai Framework

Q&A: Frank Thomalla on how science and technology can support the Sendai Framework

SEI is part of a global effort to better align disaster risk reduction research with policy and practice – the focus of a major conference in Geneva.

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.

Q&A: Niall O’Connor on leading SEI’s Asia Centre

Q&A: Niall O’Connor on leading SEI’s Asia Centre

As he takes the helm in Bangkok, the new Centre Director sees learning, dialogue and partnerships as crucial to long-term success.

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.

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SEI's Asia Centre in Bangkok plays a key role in sustainable development issues such as energy, water resources, atmospheric pollution, sustainable livelihoods and climate change.

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Centre Director:
Niall O'Connor

Press contact:
Rajesh Daniel

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