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Can water infrastructure help Lesotho build a more climate-resilient future?

Can water infrastructure help Lesotho build a more climate-resilient future?

Water is one of the country’s greatest natural resources. A new report based on SEI analysis shows new projects can boost domestic water security without compromising water exports.

Can car labelling lead to better air quality and lower carbon emissions?

Can car labelling lead to better air quality and lower carbon emissions?

Environmental labelling of products and services has been used as a way to ‘nudge’ consumers to make greener choices, but accuracy is crucial.

How can Asian cities better manage air quality?

How can Asian cities better manage air quality?

A major conference in South Korea highlights the need for a systematic approach to tackling air pollution – and highlights tools and resources to help cities take action.

Why naming and shaming the world’s ‘most polluted cities’ is a terrible idea

Why naming and shaming the world’s ‘most polluted cities’ is a terrible idea

Not only is it misleading and inaccurate – it can also backfire by discouraging cities from monitoring and disclosing their pollution data.

Planning for increased water demands and a changing climate in Argentina

Planning for increased water demands and a changing climate in Argentina

In Argentina’s Comahue region, SEI is helping figure out how to best supply various water needs as climate change affects precipitation and temperature.

Q&A: Lauri Tammiste – the new Centre Director for SEI Tallinn

Q&A: Lauri Tammiste – the new Centre Director for SEI Tallinn

Lauri Tammiste sees cooperation between SEI centres and partners as key to the success of SEI Tallinn as well as the global SEI network. 

SEI and partners plan York city environment observatory

SEI and partners plan York city environment observatory

Observatory will further our understanding of how health, wellbeing and economic issues are linked to the quality of the environment.

Farewell to a ‘gentle soul’ committed to climate justice

Farewell to a ‘gentle soul’ committed to climate justice

A long-time friend and collaborator of SEI’s Sivan Kartha, Paul Baer co-founded the think tank EcoEquity and co-authored the Greenhouse Development Rights framework.

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About SEI York

The SEI York centre is a self-funded, multi-disciplinary research unit in the Environment Department at the University of York.


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Lisa Emberson

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Adam Regis

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