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SEI to highlight technology uptake, land rights and sanitation at Development Research 2016

SEI to highlight technology uptake, land rights and sanitation at Development Research 2016

At a major conference at Stockholm University focused on the 2030 Agenda, SEI researchers will showcase new ideas that link local solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals.

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.

‘Win-win’  strategies to help older people face climate change

‘Win-win’ strategies to help older people face climate change

As our society ages, we must recognize that the elderly are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, and help them become more resilient.

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.

Kenya blazes a trail to more sustainable charcoal – and better livelihoods

Kenya blazes a trail to more sustainable charcoal – and better livelihoods

The government is trying a new approach: working with organized and registered charcoal producers to modernize their trade.

Fossil fuel supply ‘a crucial omission’ from Paris climate deal

Fossil fuel supply ‘a crucial omission’ from Paris climate deal

Along with trying to reduce consumption, policy-makers should consider measures that target the production of coal, oil and gas – but key questions remain about how best to do so. Climate Home, UK

Water, climate change and peace: Lessons from 3 years in Colombia

Water, climate change and peace: Lessons from 3 years in Colombia

The country is only beginning to tackle climate risks and competing demands on water resources, but it now has a strong community of practice ready to tackle the challenges.

Exploring the case for supply-side climate policies

Exploring the case for supply-side climate policies

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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