Critical thinking, integrated analysis and awareness raising on Sustainable Development Goals and a post-2015 development agenda

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A zero poverty, zero emissions agenda

This year's Development and Climate Days at COP21 addressed the twin challenges of tackling poverty and tackling emissions - finding practical approaches to a post2015 agenda. IRF was there and has compiled this Storify to capture some of the discussions over the weekend.

Graphic illustration of discussions at D&C Days, drawn by Jorge Martin, photo: Helen Burley

 

India sets ambitious targets for fighting climate change

Wed, 2015-11-18 18:16
Harshita Bisht

Ahead of the UNFCCC climate talks in Paris, India has submitted its plans for emissions reductions. Harshita Bisht from Development Alternatives reflects on what is in the plan.

photo shows pylons in Mumbai

India intends to increase its share of renewaable energy by 2030, image: World Bank Photo Collection via flickr.com,creative commons licence

Unpacking the goals

IRF2015 partner, IIED, has published a series of video interviews looking at what the Sustainable Development Goals mean.

Essam Yassin Mohammed argues that Goal 14 on oceans will help reduce hunger and conserve biodiversity

What will the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) mean for the oceans, for energy, for the green economy? These are some of the questions addressed in a series of videos produced by IRF2015 partner, IIED.

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