A new study shows large potential for the macaw palm (Acrocomia aculeata), but warns more research is needed before commercial-scale cultivation.
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.
A forum organized by SEI Tallinn considered many different strategies, from better labelling, to changes in waste collection, to technology-enabled food sharing.
An SEI analysis finds significant potential for alternative jet fuels and especially offsets to reduce emissions, but stresses the importance of high standards and certification to avoid negative impacts.
The Arctic Resilience Report, published today, is the first comprehensive assessment of ecosystems and societies in the region.
21 of California’s groundwater basins and sub-basins are ‘critically overdrafted’. It is time to work together to break entrenched positions and find more sustainable solutions.
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.
The Paris Agreement makes no mention of fossil fuels, but speakers at two events hosted by SEI at COP21 emphasized the need to end subsidies and limit new oil and coal production.
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