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From MDGs to SDGs, WHO launches new report

WHO today launched a new comprehensive analysis of global health trends since 2000 and an assessment of the challenges for the next 15 years.
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African countries can achieve their sustainable development goals by 2030 | | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader

African countries can achieve their sustainable development goals by 2030 | | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader | Green economy | Scoop.it
MEF encuesta muestra la evolución de las prioridades de.. #Tecnología https://t.co/aMzVWdSAMn #Comparte https://t.co/zHNw2A4wo6
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Tackling illegal fishing in western Africa could create 300,000 jobs

Tackling illegal fishing in western Africa could create 300,000 jobs | Green economy | Scoop.it
Overseas Development Institute report says crackdown on illegal fishing, and building up national fleets, could generate billions of dollars for the region
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Joseph Stiglitz on the Sustainable Development Goals #globalgoals

In his interview during the UNU-WIDER 30th Anniversary Conference 'Mapping the Future of Development Economics' Nobel laureate in economics Professor Josep
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Ethiopia’s Climate‐Resilient Green Economy

ALL ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY: #Ethiopia’s Climate‐Resilient Green Economy https://t.co/aUjIcF2YvC https://t.co/AweunZ9YWv...

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Sustainable Development Goals - A Saviour to the World

Ever wondered about a solution to end all the global problems? This video has the secret! Sustainable development goals (Officially known as Transforming the...

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What are the Sustainable Development Goals and how can they be met?

In September of 2015, The United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as its official development agenda. The agenda is made up of 169 ta...

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How Anil Markandya Created the Idea of a 'Green Economy'

How Anil Markandya Created the Idea of a 'Green Economy' | Green economy | Scoop.it

At the heart of negotiations among developing nations was the concept of the "green economy." It's an idea that was introduced almost 30 years ago but only recently became a keystone in the climate change debate.

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Sustainable development goals - United Nations

Sustainable development goals - United Nations | Green economy | Scoop.it

Full list of the 17 proposed sustainable development goals and summaries of their targets

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Low-carbon development for the least developed countries - Eldis

Low-carbon development for the least developed countries - Eldis | Green economy | Scoop.it

This paper argues that least developed countries (LDCs) are greatly threatened by human induced climate change, because their dependence on rain...

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SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities

SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities | Green economy | Scoop.it

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

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'Eating fish cuts risks of mental diseases, dia...

'Eating fish cuts risks of mental diseases, dia... | Green economy | Scoop.it

Fish and fishery products may benefit not only cognitive functions but can also lower risk of mental disorders, heart diseases and improve insulin action in some cases. | Aquaculture Directory


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UN calls on countries to protect health from impacts of climate change

UN calls on countries to protect health from impacts of climate change | Green economy | Scoop.it

With the United Nations climate conference (COP21) starting in Paris in less than two weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) underlined yesterday that climate change is already causing tens of thousands of deaths every year, and called on countries to take strong actions to address the issue.


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Climate Action's curator insight, November 18, 2015 11:47 AM

Very informative article by the UN!

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Getting current: New tech giving more Africans access to electricity

Getting current: New tech giving more Africans access to electricity | Green economy | Scoop.it
Much work remains to be done to ensure reliable electricity access for Africa's citizens. A number of complications are making it difficult to achieve this UN Sustainable Development Goal.
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The green business reaction: Could Brexit 'erode' environmental policies?

The green business reaction: Could Brexit 'erode' environmental policies? | Green economy | Scoop.it
The dust is still settling, but soon the UK will attempt battle climate change outside of the European Union (EU).
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The inequality of overconsumption: The ecological footprint of the richest

The inequality of overconsumption: The ecological footprint of the richest | Green economy | Scoop.it
Extreme inequality and the wealth concentrated in the hands of the richest 1% is gaining increasing attention. However, these debates often do not include discussion of unsustainable levels of cons…
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17 ways education influences the new 17 global goals | Global Partnership for Education

17 ways education influences the new 17 global goals | Global Partnership for Education | Green economy | Scoop.it
Real progress on the global goals will be elusive unless all children receive a quality education.
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The Sustainable Development Goals - Uganda

Uganda is one of the 193 United Nations member countries that agreed to Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in September 2015. This n...

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FACT-SHEET- WORLD WETLAND DAY/THE OROPOUCHE WETLAND

“Wetlands for our Future: Sustainable Livelihoods is the theme for World Wetlands Day in 2016. This theme is selected to demonstrate the vital role of wetlan...

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Solar: The Catalyst for Economic Growth and Improved Health in the World's Most Rural Locations

Solar: The Catalyst for Economic Growth and Improved Health in the World's Most Rural Locations | Green economy | Scoop.it

Late last year my colleagues and I visited a remote village in rural Rajasthan, India.

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"Central role" needed for ethics in Sustainable Development Goals | United Nations Radio

"Central role" needed for ethics in Sustainable Development Goals | United Nations Radio | Green economy | Scoop.it

Ethical considerations need to play a more "central role" in the implementation of the global Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs.

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Bangladesh sets up "green" textile sector funding

Bangladesh sets up "green" textile sector funding | Green economy | Scoop.it

The Central Bank of Bangladesh has set up a Green Transformation Fund (GTF) to help drive sustainable growth in the export-oriented textile and leather sectors.

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United Nations SDG4 Explained!

Together with the United Nations, World Merit focuses on tackling the Sustainable Development Goals, aiming to end extreme poverty, fix climate change and ge...

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UNEP Launches Environment and Trade Hub to Support Countries in Sustainable Development Goals Implementation - UNEP

UNEP Launches Environment and Trade Hub to Support Countries in Sustainable Development Goals Implementation - UNEP | Green economy | Scoop.it

Global partnership will focus on sustainable trade

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Brazil: Redeemer of a Paris climate deal?

Brazil: Redeemer of a Paris climate deal? | Green economy | Scoop.it

South American giant straddles the rich-poor divide at UN talks and could build bridges at COP21.


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Climate Action's curator insight, November 19, 2015 6:38 AM

Interesting article about how Brazil could make or break the COP21 agreement. Being a "developed"/"developing" country, Brazil can influence and impact many. Brazil will be a country to watch during the COP21 negotiations.