SEI at World Water Week 2016

SEI at World Water Week 2016

Freud, food, forests and a book launch – find out what we'll be doing at World Water Week this year

Nailing down the numbers on impacts of oil and gas subsidy reform

Nailing down the numbers on impacts of oil and gas subsidy reform

As pressure mounts globally for countries to end fossil fuel subsidies, a reliable assessment of the potential impacts on investment and industry finances will be crucial to guide policy.

The search for water: How Bengaluru households cope with water insecurity

The search for water: How Bengaluru households cope with water insecurity

The first statistically sound city-level survey shows the many means that Bengaluru residents rely on to get water, and sets the stage for evidence-based planning.

Do you know the value of your city's sewage?

Do you know the value of your city's sewage?

An introduction to REVAMP – a new tool that estimates and values what reuse products could be made from a city's wastewater, sewage and organic waste. Sustainable Cities Collective

SEI to highlight technology uptake, land rights and sanitation at Development Research 2016

SEI to highlight technology uptake, land rights and sanitation at Development Research 2016

At a major conference at Stockholm University focused on the 2030 Agenda, SEI researchers will showcase new ideas that link local solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals.

‘Win-win’  strategies to help older people face climate change

‘Win-win’ strategies to help older people face climate change

As our society ages, we must recognize that the elderly are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, and help them become more resilient.

Kenya blazes a trail to more sustainable charcoal – and better livelihoods

Kenya blazes a trail to more sustainable charcoal – and better livelihoods

The government is trying a new approach: working with organized and registered charcoal producers to modernize their trade.

In the Mekong Region, climate change poses real threat to food security

In the Mekong Region, climate change poses real threat to food security

Climate change is resulting in severe negative impacts on many food-producing areas of the Mekong Region, posing risks of food insecurity.

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Managing environmental systems

Managing environmental systems


Growing populations, rapid urbanization and increased consumption put unprecedented pressure on land, water and air resources. We show how to manage these resources together to protect food security, human health and biodiversity.

Reducing climate risk

Reducing
climate risk


Emissions of greenhouse gases are built into our economic systems. Our research shows the benefits of a low-carbon future and describes how we get there by mitigating and adapting to climate change.



Transforming governance

Transforming governance


The social, institutional and political setting is vital for improving livelihoods, sustain- ability and resilience. We provide insights into good governance for sustainable develop- ment in the face of social and ecological change.


Rethinking development

Rethinking development


The global economy has brought welfare and prosperity to the world. But it has also depleted natural resources and vital ecosystem services. We set out alternatives for a sustainable future, from the planetary scale down to local, on-the-ground solutions.