York

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New guidance lays out a path to cleaner air in Asian cities

New guidance lays out a path to cleaner air in Asian cities

SEI York experts co-authored a new framework of actions that national and municipal governments need to take to tackle devastating air pollution.

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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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