Journalist Eilís Quinn wrote for Canadian public radio blog Eye on the Arctic about the ongoing UN climate and environment summit Stockholm+50 and the recently launched scientific report by SEI and CEEW, quoting SEI Research Director and Deputy Director Åsa Persson and SEI Research Fellow and Team Lead for the Global Goals and Systems team Nina Weitz.
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“We must ensure constructive accountability, which not only emphasizes answerability and responsibility but also incentivizes continuously improving performance and loops of raised ambition. We need to make goals, targets and commitments matter and have value.”
— Åsa Persson, SEI Research Director and Deputy Director
“The ample opportunities for policymakers to take action and the growing momentum for change gives me hope. We see how public opinion reflects the urgency and willingness to change lifestyles, how youth worldwide demand and exercise more agency to fight climate change, environmental degradation and inequity, and that technological development and uptake is occurring faster than anticipated.”
— Nina Weitz, SEI Research Fellow and Team Lead for the Global Goals and Systems team