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First European Green Office Award winners announced in Brussels

Monday, 25 November 2013 09:00

An Award Ceremony for the European Green Offices took place in Brussels on the 22nd of November, in partnership with the Brussels Chamber of Commerce (BECI). The Stockholm Environment Institute in Tallinn was co-organizer of the event and is project partner for the European Green Offices. Twenty-Two nominees for the Award entered from six European countries representing companies from micro to large, NGOs and public sector institutions.


The King honoured with play on national stage: How do we save the planet when time is running out?

Monday, 11 November 2013 00:00

Photographer Mattias Klum, artist Sofia Jannok together with environmental experts, politicians and scientists will participate in the play “För miljön i tiden” at the Royal Dramatic Theatre on Saturday November 23 at 1 pm. The challenges for a living planet are in focus when H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden is recognised for his environmental engagement during his 40 year reign.


Media advisory: SEI experts available to comment on IPCC WGI report, implications

Friday, 27 September 2013 10:17

Today in Stockholm, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is releasing the Summary for Policy-Makers for its Working Group I. SEI welcomes inquiries from journalists.


New global commission aims to identify pathways to economic prosperity and a safe climate

Written by Marion Davis and Ylva Rylander Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:01

New Climate Economy project led by former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, with government, business and finance leaders from 14 countries.


Miljöfokus när Kungen hyllas på Dramaten

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 12:00

I dag släpps biljetterna till en unik föreställning på Dramaten den 23 november – För miljön i tiden. Medverkar gör bland andra Åsa Domeij, Sofia Jannok, Anders Wijkman och Mattias Klum.


A new decision-support tool finds top spots for boosting livelihoods with water technologies

Monday, 02 September 2013 16:18

The Targeting AGwater Management Interventions (TAGMI) tool could support government planners to better target interventions at resource poor farmers in Africa.


SEI Africa Centre, poised to expand, joins ICRAF campus in Nairobi

Written by Marion Davis Monday, 01 July 2013 11:00

The move, effective today, brings SEI closer to key partners in the region, including fellow researchers, UN agencies, and donors – but ties in Tanzania, SEI’s host since August 2008, will remain strong.


Stockholm Water Prize awarded to long-term partner of SEI

Written by Arno Rosemarin and Ylva Rylander Wednesday, 29 May 2013 09:00

Dr Peter Morgan from Zimbabwe has been named the 2013 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. He will receive the award from H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden during World Water Week.


SEI, China Council sign agreement to strengthen their partnership

Written by Marion Davis Tuesday, 28 May 2013 09:00

By formalizing their more than 20-year relationship, the Stockholm Environment Institute and the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development will be able to work more closely on research and capacity-building.


Arctic study finds resilience of social, ecological systems pushed to limits

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 10:00

An international project, the Arctic Resilience Report, finds that rapid – even abrupt – changes are occurring on multiple fronts across the Arctic, raising the risk of crossing thresholds that would cause irreversible changes to ecosystems, environmental processes, and societies.


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