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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.

European dash for gas at odds with climate ambitions

European dash for gas at odds with climate ambitions

The EU’s energy and climate policies, although often portrayed as being two sides of the same coin, are still not sufficiently harmonized. The new LNG and gas storage strategy is a case in point. Energy Post, Belgium

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.

‘Model forests’ for adaptation: What have we learned?

‘Model forests’ for adaptation: What have we learned?

As the EU-funded EcoAdapt programme nears its end, a workshop in Spain draws lessons about good governance and effective natural resources management.

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.

‘Manifesto’ highlights role and core values of climate knowledge brokers

‘Manifesto’ highlights role and core values of climate knowledge brokers

SEI’s Oxford Centre, developer of weADAPT, endorses vision to raise awareness, provide high-quality and tailored information, and thus help people make better decisions.

Five ways the Paris Agreement can address oversupply of fossil fuels

Five ways the Paris Agreement can address oversupply of fossil fuels

The Marrakech talks may not have tackled the gap between global climate goals and fossil fuel production, but individual governments don’t need to wait to show leadership.

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