Better Growth, Better Climate: the New Climate Economy global launch

Better Growth, Better Climate: the New Climate Economy global launch

A major new report aims to drive action by world leaders, business executives and investors ahead of the UN Secretary-General's climate summit on 23 September

The UN Climate Summit 2014: Catalysing action

The UN Climate Summit 2014: Catalysing action

SEI was in New York with two key partnerships advancing knowledge and action: the Climate and Clean Air Coalition and the New Climate Economy project.

Tough choices on water and energy in Brazil: Insights from the front line of policy and business

Tough choices on water and energy in Brazil: Insights from the front line of policy and business

Prof. Jerson Kelman, former head of the Brazilian energy and water agencies and CEO of a major private power utility, visited SEI to share his perspectives on the complex issues around dam building in the Amazon.

Q&A: Mapping complexity for clearer goals - a nexus approach to the SDGs

Q&A: Mapping complexity for clearer goals - a nexus approach to the SDGs

Nina Weitz talks about how a nexus approach can reveal potential competition, conflict and synergy between Sustainable Development Goals.

SEI at World Water Week 2014

SEI at World Water Week 2014

World Water Week is always a highlight in SEI’s calendar, and this year is no exception. The theme for the 2014 World Water Week is "energy and water", with a focus on the water, energy and food security nexus -…

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Managing environmental systems

Managing environmental systems


Growing populations, rapid urbanization and increased consumption put unprecedented pressure on land, water and air resources. We show how to manage these resources together to protect food security, human health and biodiversity.

Reducing climate risk

Reducing
climate risk


Emissions of greenhouse gases are built into our economic systems. Our research shows the benefits of a low-carbon future and describes how we get there by mitigating and adapting to climate change.



Transforming governance

Transforming governance


The social, institutional and political setting is vital for improving livelihoods, sustain- ability and resilience. We provide insights into good governance for sustainable develop- ment in the face of social and ecological change.


Rethinking development

Rethinking development


The global economy has brought welfare and prosperity to the world. But it has also depleted natural resources and vital ecosystem services. We set out alternatives for a sustainable future, from the planetary scale down to local, on-the-ground solutions.




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