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As global energy demand rises huge scale-up in renewable energy required to meet climate target

July 25th, 2012 by Stockholm Environment Institute

A Stockholm Environment Institute report shows that achieving UN energy goals within a 2°C pathway will require a massive scale-up of low-carbon technologies, driven by a shared development agenda and effective policies to guide public- and private-sector investment. The report, Energy for a Shared Development Agenda, combines a global assessment of energy scenarios up to […]

Multiple ocean stressors may cause enormous economic losses by 2100

March 21st, 2012 by Stockholm Environment Institute

Climate change alone could reduce the economic value of key ocean services by up to $2 trillion a year by 2100, a new study shows – but so many threats are converging on the oceans at once, that a global, integrated approach is urgently needed. The study, Valuing the Ocean, is the work of an […]

The Durban Vision Statement – unprecedented transformation required for global sustainability

December 15th, 2011 by Stockholm Environment Institute

Looking ahead to Rio+20 and future climate negotiations, four of the world’s leading research institutes on global sustainability have released a statement calling on world leaders to “adopt a new mindset to listen to the voice of science and knowledge and address the unavoidable interconnections between global sustainability, poverty eradication, social justice and economic development […]

Carbon emissions from consumption outstrip efficiency savings

October 29th, 2010 by Stockholm Environment Institute

Emissions from consumption growth have exceeded carbon savings from efficiency improvements in the global supply chain of products consumed in the UK, according to new research by Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) at the University of York and the University of Durham. Carbon dioxide emissions from UK consumption grew by 217 Million tonnes(Mt) of carbon dioxide […]

Professor John Whitelegg, Professor of Sustainable Transport, speaks about the benefits of bicycling

July 29th, 2010 by Richard Lord

John Whitelegg is visiting Professor of Sustainable Transport at John Moores University in Liverpool and Professor of Sustainable Development at University of York‘s Stockholm Environment Institute. John Whitelegg is also MD of Eco-Logica Ltd., a transport consultancy based in Lancaster.  “If you are a car driver in Copenhagen you really are costing a lot […]