The PEI Post 2015 position paper

The PEI position paper, submitted to the UK Parliament and the UN systems, calls for greater focus on science, technology and innovation in the Post 2015 agenda, as well as a greater role for Africa and the Global South.

Knowledge Sharing in Sustainable Development Between the Asian Sub-Continent and Africa

Mukesh Khare, Professor of Environmental Engineering at IIT Delhi (India) and Member of the Planet Earth Institute’s Global Scientific Committee, and Priyajit Pandit, Research Scholar of the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT (Delhi), explore implications and lessons for the Planet Earth Institute Centre of Excellence in Science for Sustainability in Africa (CESSAF) from the education and knowledge… Read More

Rio+20 PEI Conference Report 2012

The Rio+20 Conference Report 2012 outlines the full programme of the activities the PEI focused on the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, held in Rio de Janeiro on 20-22 June 2012.

Sustainability Coefficients For Growing Cities Discussion Paper

The population of the world has reached 7 billion and may exceed 9 billion people by 2050 aided by the process of urbanisation. Hence, one of the critical measurable parameters of urbanisation is Sustainability, which is used as analytical tool to analyse and answer an important question: Are our cities ecologically equipped to handle the… Read More

II Smart Agendas

The four agendas used at the II Smart event in Sao Paulo.

Food and Trade Discussion Paper

The Food and Trade Discussion Paper published by the Planet Earth Institute’s Global Scientific Committee and the Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability.