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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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

Key motivations for citizen scientists revealed

Key motivations for citizen scientists revealed

Study finds that people who volunteer their time to support scientific research do it to ‘help wildlife’ and ‘contribute to scientific knowledge’ 

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.

What makes an ‘improved’ stove worth using? Insights from India

What makes an ‘improved’ stove worth using? Insights from India

Early results from a project offering electric, gas and efficient wood cookstoves suggest only aspirational technologies really appeal – but how much they’re used remains to be seen.

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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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Centre Director:
Lisa Emberson

Finance:
Adam Regis

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