Adaptation without borders? Preparing for indirect climate change impacts

Adaptation without borders? Preparing for indirect climate change impacts

An SEI project has produced a package of resources on indirect climate change risks and ways for policy-makers to start identifying and addressing them.

SEI ranked number two among world’s environment think tanks

SEI ranked number two among world’s environment think tanks

For the second year in a row Stockholm Environment Institute is ranked as the 2nd most influential environment think tank in the world, according to the Global Go To Think Tank Index

Planetary boundaries analysis highlights need for better policies on chemicals

Planetary boundaries analysis highlights need for better policies on chemicals

An update of the planetary boundaries framework published in the journal Science finds four of the nine boundaries have now been crossed as a result of human activity.

Q&A: Harro van Asselt on the COP20 outcome and the road to Paris

Q&A: Harro van Asselt on the COP20 outcome and the road to Paris

The Lima Call for Climate Action lays out the path to COP21 in Paris, where a comprehensive new post-2020 agreement is to be adopted. But is it a good path?

Gauging what’s possible: Modelling climate action in Latin America

Gauging what’s possible: Modelling climate action in Latin America

A side-event co-hosted by SEI at COP20 showed how analytical tools such as SEI’s LEAP, and integrated analyses like the ongoing CLIMACAP/LEAP project, can help raise mitigation ambition in the region.

Q&A: Linn Persson on meeting the 2020 goal on chemicals management

Q&A: Linn Persson on meeting the 2020 goal on chemicals management

SEI provides recommendations for improving chemicals regimes, to reduce human exposure to hazardous chemicals. 

SEI expert briefs Brazilian Senate on sustainability in the mining and energy sectors

SEI expert briefs Brazilian Senate on sustainability in the mining and energy sectors

Dr Toby Gardner addressed a Brazilian Senate hearing on the sustainability of the country's mining and energy sectors, presenting the findings of a new study.

Moving targets: Challenges and opportunities for sustainability in frontier landscapes

Moving targets: Challenges and opportunities for sustainability in frontier landscapes

SIANI and EcoAdapt hosted a lively discussion at the Global Landscapes Forum 2014 on ways to improve land use governance in frontier landscapes, including ways to engage diverse actors.

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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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