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Why renewables are a safer bet than price-volatile oil

Why renewables are a safer bet than price-volatile oil

A new paper co-authored by SEI for the New Climate Economy project warns that low prices may not last, but urges countries to 'seize the day' to adopt much-needed energy system reforms.

Understanding the ‘hot spots’ in cities that affect older people’s mobility

Understanding the ‘hot spots’ in cities that affect older people’s mobility

Older people living in cities could enjoy better quality of life thanks to new research that charts their emotional responses to their surroundings.

SEI gathers experts in Nairobi to tackle barriers to energy access

SEI gathers experts in Nairobi to tackle barriers to energy access

On April 28 SEI brought together representatives of government, the private sector, civil society and academia from sub-Saharan Africa to generate recommendations for scaling-up access to modern energy services.

Q&A: Albert Salamanca on 25 years of socio-economic change in Northeast Thailand

Q&A: Albert Salamanca on 25 years of socio-economic change in Northeast Thailand

A research team returned to two villages in the province of Mahasarakham a quarter-century after first surveying households there. The changes are dramatic, but also more complex than might seem.

SEI at Global Soil Week 2015

SEI at Global Soil Week 2015

The SEI Initiative on Producer to Consumer Sustainability will be co-hosting a dialogue session on theory and practice in supply chain sustainability. Read about SEI experts' involvement in this year's Global Soil Week in Berlin.

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About SEI York

The SEI York centre is a self-funded, multi-disciplinary research unit in the Environment Department at the University of York.


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Grimston House University of York
Heslington
York, YO10 5DD
UK
Tel:+44 1904 322897


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Centre Director:
Lisa Emberson

Finance:
Adam Regis

General questions:
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