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Can water infrastructure help Lesotho build a more climate-resilient future?

Can water infrastructure help Lesotho build a more climate-resilient future?

Water is one of the country’s greatest natural resources. A new report based on SEI analysis shows new projects can boost domestic water security without compromising water exports.

Can a rugged Latin American palm become a major sustainable biofuel source?

Can a rugged Latin American palm become a major sustainable biofuel source?

A new study shows large potential for the macaw palm (Acrocomia aculeata), but warns more research is needed before commercial-scale cultivation.

How can Asian cities better manage air quality?

How can Asian cities better manage air quality?

A major conference in South Korea highlights the need for a systematic approach to tackling air pollution – and highlights tools and resources to help cities take action.

Planning for increased water demands and a changing climate in Argentina

Planning for increased water demands and a changing climate in Argentina

In Argentina’s Comahue region, SEI is helping figure out how to best supply various water needs as climate change affects precipitation and temperature.

Can offsets and biofuels make future international aviation growth ‘carbon-neutral’?

Can offsets and biofuels make future international aviation growth ‘carbon-neutral’?

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.

Q&A: Lauri Tammiste – the new Centre Director for SEI Tallinn

Q&A: Lauri Tammiste – the new Centre Director for SEI Tallinn

Lauri Tammiste sees cooperation between SEI centres and partners as key to the success of SEI Tallinn as well as the global SEI network. 

Collaborative approach needed to manage groundwater

Collaborative approach needed to manage groundwater

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.

Farewell to a ‘gentle soul’ committed to climate justice

Farewell to a ‘gentle soul’ committed to climate justice

A long-time friend and collaborator of SEI’s Sivan Kartha, Paul Baer co-founded the think tank EcoEquity and co-authored the Greenhouse Development Rights framework.

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