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What makes a good climate service? Learning from practice

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Written by Sukaina Bharwani Tuesday, 06 December 2016 18:41

SEI 2016 blog COP22 Climate services sm 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.
 

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

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Written by Laura Forni Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:00

SEI 2016 blog Dataviz sm 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.
   

Five ways the Paris Agreement can address oversupply of fossil fuels

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Written by Michael Lazarus and Harro van Asselt Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:00

SEI 2016 blog Fossilfuels Paris Agreement sm 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.
 

Is Asia ready to transform disaster risk reduction? Insights from AMCDRR 2016

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Written by Michael Boyland Tuesday, 15 November 2016 15:11

Families affected by monsoon-related flooding in Bogra, Bangladesh, last August, were given emergency cash payouts. Climate Centre / Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) The Sendai Framework laid out an ambitious agenda for DRR, and Asian nations have a plan to put it into action – but more needs to be done to address the underlying drivers of risk.
   

Showcasing the potential of Trase

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Written by SEI and Global Canopy Programme Sunday, 13 November 2016 13:07

SEI Blogs 2016 Trase 140

This series of blogs explores how businesses, governments, civil society and others can use our new transparency platform to promote more sustainable, deforestation-free supply chains.

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