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Fossil fuel subsidy reform: 3 insights from a candid discussion

Fossil fuel subsidy reform: 3 insights from a candid discussion

We understand the economics. We know some successful strategies. But mastering the politics – that’s the hardest part.

Q&A: First steps on implementing Agenda 2030 in Estonia

Q&A: First steps on implementing Agenda 2030 in Estonia

Estonia is one of 22 countries presenting voluntary reviews of their implementation of the 2030 Agenda this week at the High-Level Political Forum (HLFP) on Sustainable Development. The HLPF is the central platform of the United Nations for follow-up and…

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

SEI receives 5-star transparency ranking for third year running

SEI receives 5-star transparency ranking for third year running

SEI has again topped an international ranking for transparency among major think tanks. The 2016 report published by Transparify scored 200 influential think tanks in 47 countries.

Forest degradation sharply undercuts benefit of Brazil Amazon conservation

Forest degradation sharply undercuts benefit of Brazil Amazon conservation

A new study finds that in the state of Pará alone, selective logging, road-building, fires and other disturbances have reduced biodiversity as much as clearing 92,000–139,000 km2 of pristine forest.

‘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.

Raising the bar on mining: Can Colombia’s government rise to local expectations?

Raising the bar on mining: Can Colombia’s government rise to local expectations?

Big companies and national government must do their part to clean up Colombia’s mining industry, and recognize that local communities deserve a strong voice on where and how mining is done.

‘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.

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