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Integrate disaster risk reduction and development, says IPCC Special Report

Friday, 18 November 2011 11:30

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) researchers Richard Klein and Lisa Schipper are lead authors of the new IPCC Special Report, Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX), for which the Summary for Policymakers was released today in Kampala, Uganda, after approval by governments and scientists.

Caribbean fisheries highly vulnerable to climate change, need to adapt

Thursday, 17 November 2011 11:30

Analysis in the SEI journal Climate and Development predicts severe negative impacts, including loss and alteration of habitats, smaller and less-diverse fish stocks, and coral bleaching, and urges prompt action to help the region’s fishers prepare.

SEI expertise underpins major conference on the water, energy and food security nexus

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 10:30

More than 600 experts and decision-makers from over 100 countries are meeting at the Bonn2011 Conference: The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus – Solutions for the Green Economy, hosted by the German government. The Stockholm Environment Institute compiled the evidence base for the event, and presents it today at the conference plenary.

Groundbreaking initiative to assess resilience in the Arctic

Thursday, 10 November 2011 10:00

Sweden to spearhead a new Arctic Council project that will identify the risk for tipping points and ways to adapt in response to dramatic changes in the region.

Ledande svensk vattenforskare hedras av internationella experter

Thursday, 20 October 2011 13:00

Världsledande vattenexperter samlas den 21 oktober på Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien för att diskutera framtidens globala vattenutmaningar och hedra Malin Falkenmarks unika bidrag till forskningen. Samtidigt lanseras en ny bok med hennes främsta artiklar, New thinking on global water security: towards an ecohydrological perspective, för att fira hennes framgångsrika karriär.

High-level policy seminar in Bangladesh addresses short-lived climate forcers

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 08:00

The event in Dhaka, hosted by the Bangladesh Ministry of Environment and Forests and the Swedish Ministry of Environment and co-organized by the Stockholm Environment Institute, focuses on how black carbon and other short-lived climate forcers can be reduced to improve air quality and achieve near-term climate benefits. A press briefing is being held today at the Ruposhi Bangla Hotel in Dhaka, at noon Bangladesh time (8 a.m. CET).

Report: BASIC alliance goes well beyond climate, reflects new dynamics

Thursday, 13 October 2011 08:30

Year-long project identifies domestic and foreign-policy drivers that brought China, India, Brazil and South Africa together to reshape the COP15 negotiations, explores their future role in climate talks.

Feeding 9 billion people possible, but only with more sustainable agriculture

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 19:00

International team of scientists propose a five-point plan for feeding the world while protecting the planet.

Call for a new age of green localism

Monday, 10 October 2011 15:58

A new book by researchers from Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York argues that ‘green localism’ can convince people to embrace action to secure environmental change.

Rockström leads new initiative on environmental challenges

Friday, 30 September 2011 09:56

A newly established international research initiative will respond to the most compelling challenges facing our societies in this era of global environmental change.

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