SEI celebrated its 25th anniversary on 22 October 2014. Special guests included Swedish Minister for the Environment Åsa Romson, and the King and Crown Princess of Sweden.
SEI Africa Centre Director Stacey Noel and Senior Research Fellow Francis X. Johnson reflect on the fourth annual Climate and Development in Africa Conference, held 8-10 October in Marrakesh, Morocco.
A new paper in PNAS shows that Amazon deforestation is becoming harder to detect and control, and the measures that slowed deforestation to date need to be supplemented by new approaches, including for smallholders.
The 4th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum, held 1-3 October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, highlighted the importance of multi-stakeholder partnerships and knowledge-sharing.
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
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.
Nina Weitz talks about how a nexus approach can reveal potential competition, conflict and synergy between Sustainable Development Goals.
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 -…
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.
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.
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.
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.