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Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Sustainability
Author:
Thomas
Hickmann
Frank
Biermann
Carole-Anne
Sénit
Yixian
Sun
Magdalena
Bexell
Mitzi
Bolton
Basil
Bornemann
Jecel
Censoro
Aurelia
Charles
Dominique
Coy
Frederik
Dahlmann
Felicitas
Fritzche
Thiago Gehre
Galvo
Jarrod
Graninger-Brown
Christina
Inoue
Kristina
Jönsson
Montserrat
Koloffon Rosas
Kerstin
Krellenberg
Enayat
Moallemi
Ivonne
Lobos Alva
Shirin
Malekpour
Dianty
Ningrum
Aneliya
Paneva
Lena
Partzsch
Rodrigo
Ramiro
Rob
Raven
Eszter
Szedlacsek
John
Thompson
Melanie
van Driel
Jéssica
Viani Damasceno
Robert
Webb
Sabine
Weiland
A recent meta-analysis on the political impact of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has shown that these global goals are moving political processes forward only incrementally, with much variation across countries, sectors, and governance levels. Consequently, the realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development remains uncertain...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
IISD SDG Knowledge Hub
Author:
Rannveig Edda
Hjaltadottir
Dolores
Modic
The sustainability transition requires transformative systemic change, shifting away from mass production and consumption towards the dematerialization of production processes and maximizing the value and longevity of materials and products. Bold leadership is needed to move towards a new economic and social system that decouples economic...
Technical Report
本レポートは、世界平均気温の上昇を産業革命前と比べて1.5℃以内に抑えるという目標の達成に向けて、2050年までにカーボンニュートラルを実現するだけではなく、累積排出量をできる限り小さくする観点から、日本国内で早期に大幅な温室効果ガス(GHG)排出量削減を果たす可能性を検討し、その実現のためのアクションプランをまとめたものである。
Technical Report
This report examines the feasibility of Japan not only achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, but also making significant reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, so as to make its cumulative emissions as small as possible, thereby contributing to the global goal of limiting the average temperature increase to below 1.5°C compared to the pre...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Elli
Newman
Monitoring Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has mainly focused on levels of achievement of targets and indicators, but few studies have examined policies and implementation efforts systematically. The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has called for more monitoring of policy efforts, which is necessary to understand why overall...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
Science
Author:
Bethanie Carney
Almroth
Miriam
Diamond
Trisia
Farrelly
Marina
Fernandez
Sedat
Gundogdu
Ibrahim
Issifu
Idun
Rognerud
Andreas
Schäffer
Martin
Scheringer
Patricia
Villarrubia-Gómez
Rufino
Varea
Penny
Vlahos
Martin
Wagner
Marlene
Ågerstrand
The United Nations identifies the drivers of the planetary crisis as climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. Mitigation requires reliable science to inform decision-making. However, relevant research is often underutilized in policy planning and implementation because policy-making entities limit the ability of scientists to contribute to...
Book Chapter
In Handbook of Air Quality and Climate Change
Author:
Air pollution is the greatest environmental threat to human health and well-being, responsible for seven million premature deaths per year. However, in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there is no headline goal or even target focusing on air pollution exclusively. The main argument of this chapter is that the successor to the SDGs should...
Keywords:
Issue Brief
T7 Japan Issue Paper
Author:
Dennis
Snower
Shinobu
Yamaguchi
Akio
Takemoto
Upalat
Korwatanasakul
Mahesti
Okitasari
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement established a strong foundation for the coherent implementation of climate action and sustainable development objectives across all levels and sectors. However, recent global crises, such as climate, energy, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and...
Research Report
This report presents findings from a project jointly implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). The project reviewed 50 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 36 Asia and the Pacific countries from 2016 to 2021. In this...
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Issue Brief
The economic disruptions from the Ukraine war have intensified short term concerns about energy and food security, as well as access to critical minerals. Climate security is also increasingly urgent. This paper urges governments to speed up, not slow down, transitions away from fossil fuels and toward more sustainable development patterns. The war...
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