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Q&A: Stephanie Galaitsi on water insecurity on the Palestinian West Bank

Q&A: Stephanie Galaitsi on water insecurity on the Palestinian West Bank

When people can’t count on getting water when they need it, a study finds, they tend to hoard it, even if prices are so high that they would normally discourage consumption.

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.

Empowering Bali’s subaks to manage their World Heritage Site

Empowering Bali’s subaks to manage their World Heritage Site

SEI worked with leaders of traditional farmers’ organizations to help ensure their voices are heard in the management of the Bali Cultural Landscape.

Unlocking the power of rainwater harvesting: a call to action

Unlocking the power of rainwater harvesting: a call to action

Participants in the first International Symposium on Rain Water Harvesting and Resilience, including SEI, are urging policy-makers to develop effective measures to better use rainwater to improve food security and rural livelihoods.

Developing river basin management solutions in Myanmar

Developing river basin management solutions in Myanmar

The Chindwin River in Myanmar faces pollution, river bank erosion, sedimentation and decreasing river flows. SEI is providing scientific assessments and trainings to support water governance.

Tackling energy subsidies: What role for international institutions?

Tackling energy subsidies: What role for international institutions?

A workshop convened by the SEI Initiative on Fossil Fuels and Climate Change and the Research Network on Fragmentation and Complexity in Global Governance (REFRACT) brought together perspectives on the issue from international relations and international law.

Explore the new weADAPT

Explore the new weADAPT

The relaunched site has a fresh, cleaner design with new features to encourage discussion and interaction.

SEI contributes to 2015 Africa Progress Report

SEI contributes to 2015 Africa Progress Report

This year’s report of the Africa Progress Panel, Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunity, was launched on 5 June at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 summit, in Cape Town.

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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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