Sustainable Development Goals

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Policy Brief
T7/G7 Task Force 2 Wellbeing, Environmental Sustainability, and Just Transition Policy Brief
Author:
Jakob
Dirksen
Nabaghan
Ojha
Sumbal
Javed
Rolla
Moumné
Gabriela
Rigoni
Satoko
Yano
Katharina
Lima de Miranda
José
Stracquadaini
Aamer
Ikram
Integrating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into climate actions is essential for a healthy planet and people. Yet, national climate policies and international climate support programs often fail to explicitly recognize the interconnections between climate concerns and other priorities covered under the SDGs. This failure can leave key...
Conference Paper
TT12 Session, 2022 International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP)
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In 2022, UNEP conducted a regional review of the Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) in Asia-Pacific covering 36 countries and 50 VNRs from an environmental perspective. For indicators, we developed a framework to review the environment-related indicators and data that were used in the VNRs. We found that t he overall coverage of the environment...
Conference Proceeding
JSPS-ICSSR Seminar on Understanding and Addressing Systemic Risks Behind the Socio-economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Japan and India: Developing a Roadmap for a Resilient and Sustainable Future
The COVID-19 pandemic has reversed decades of progress in many developmental areas and aggravated the already-existing gaps in implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Measures by countries to recover from the crisis have been varied. These measures, if designed properly and implemented efficiently, can stimulate progress in many pandemic...
Conference Proceeding
JSPS-ICSSR Seminar on Understanding and Addressing Systemic Risks Behind the Socio-economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Japan and India: Developing a Roadmap for a Resilient and Sustainable Future
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Starting as a health emergency, the COVID-19 pandemic has evolved into a global crisis impacting health, the economy, society, the environment and institutions. The crisis reveals that building a resilient and sustainable society is important and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) is urgently needed. It is imperative to ensure that...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Fabrice
Renaud
Lee
Bosher
Brian
Barrett
Suiliang
Huang
The sustainable development goals (SDGs) were adopted by the United Nations on 25th September 2015 and are now mid-way to the target implementation deadline of 2030. A set of 17 goals with 169 targets are being used to guide all UN Member States in implementing the challenging 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. From the beginning, it was...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Review: The Energy and Climate Observer
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Development of renewable energy (RE) systems provides a practical solution to achieve a transition towards a low-carbon society. By replacing fossil fuel-based technologies and enabling access to clean energy through decentralised energy systems, RE can generate multiple synergies with achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), particularly...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) present a complex system of 17 goals and 169 individual targets whose interactions can be described in terms of co-benefits and trade-offs between policy actions. We analyse in detail target-by-target interlinkage networks established by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) SDG...
Data or Tool
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has launched an interactive online tool to assess how the observed and projected changes in river basins relate to various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their associated targets, from both a spatial and temporal perspective. The Interactive SDG Tool for River Basins is the outcome...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Jiaheng
Zhao
Huili
Chen
Qiuhua
Liang
Xilin
Xia
Jiren
Xu
Trevor
Hoey
Brian
Barrett
Fabrice
Renaud
Lee
Bosher
Increasing resilience to natural hazards and climate change is critical for achieving many Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In recent decades, China has experienced rapid economic development and became the second-largest economy in the world. This rapid economic expansion has led to large-scale changes in terrestrial (e.g., land use and land...
Data or Tool
An upgraded version of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies’ (IGES) SDG Interlinkages Analysis & Visualisation Tool (V4.0) is now available online for free. Updates to the tool mean it now offers improved methodology and an enhanced interface, among other new features. Since 2015, IGES has developed the SDG Interlinkages Analysis &...