Live from Oxford: Fossil Fuel Supply & Climate Policy - an International Conference

Live from Oxford: Fossil Fuel Supply & Climate Policy - an International Conference

How can climate policy limit the supply of fossil fuels in addition to reducing demand? Watch the event, aired live from SEI Oxford, to learn more about this daunting challenge.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Energy for Tomorrow: Paris, 3-4 November

Energy for Tomorrow: Paris, 3-4 November

Where are the opportunities for business as companies and governments move to reduce carbon impact? Who will gain as a result? And how can business innovation nurture the burgeoning green economy?

Wastewater is the new black!

Wastewater is the new black!

A new joint SEI-UNEP book highlights how sanitation and wastewater management can catalyse sustainable development

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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.