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Opening public lands and waters to fossil fuel extraction could have major climate consequences

Thursday, 22 February 2018 05:45

SEI 2018 PR opening public lands350
Ending the production of coal, oil and natural gas from public lands and waters could significantly reduce the United States’ CO2 emissions, according to a new study from the Stockholm Environment Institute.

Lena Ek is the new Chair of Mistra Geopolitics

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 00:00

LenaEk, Chair of Mistra Geopolitics. Photo Ola Kjelbye.
Former Swedish Minister for the Environment, Lena Ek, is the new chairperson of the multidisciplinary research programme, Mistra Geopolitics.

Building thriving, low-carbon cities: an overview of policy options for national governments

Friday, 09 February 2018 01:52

SEI 2018 PR building thriving350
A new report from the Coalition for Urban Transitions – and authored by SEI – could help national governments transform the way cities work.

Kalama methanol plant could increase global GHG emissions

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 01:16

SEI 2018 DB towards a climate test350
A proposed methanol plant in Washington State could increase global greenhouse gas emissions and is likely inconsistent with a low-carbon future, according to a new report from the Stockholm Environment Institute.

New study: Behavioural drivers tell us why the use of clean cookstoves is so low

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:00

Food being cooked in Burkina Faso Africa
A shift to advanced cookstoves
can bring significant health and
environmental benefits, but only
with proper and consistent use.

New version of LEAP launched at UNEA 3 in Nairobi.

Friday, 01 December 2017 16:34

SEI 2017 News LEAP2018 Launch
The impacts of air pollution: SEI’s popular energy planning tool gets significant upgrade

Short-lived climate pollutant mitigation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Friday, 01 December 2017 15:36

woman cooking on improved cookstove cameroun wikimedia
Fighting air pollution can help achieve global development and climate goals

Drastic reduction in sediment flows in the Mekong River, new study shows

Thursday, 30 November 2017 13:00

Mekong River
  Drastic reduction in sediment
  flows in the Mekong River much
  faster and larger than previously
  expected, new study shows

Sverige lanserar unikt samarbete för att skapa en hållbar finansmarknad

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 13:00

Pressfoto lansering StockholmSustainableFinanceCentre webb
  Sveriges regering lanserar ett
  samarbete med SEI och Handels-
  högskolan: Stockholm Sustainable
  Finance Centre.   

New findings: synergies between the Paris Agreement and Agenda 2030

Thursday, 16 November 2017 10:00

Small island developing states are vulnarable to climate change
Small island developing states are some of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change. New findings on synergies between the NDC’s and the SDGs could create win-win solutions and increase policy coherence.

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