31st October – this week’s SDG Delivery Update compiles news, opinions, reports, and events related to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including details of a new report from ODI on energy and poverty, and the damage caused by coal.
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
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.
A new study analysing the likely available finance and costs of implementing the SDGs in India by 2030 suggests there is likely to be a funding shortfall of US$8.5 billion.
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.
The Sustainable Development Goals are ambitious and wide-ranging, but what are they going to cost, and who is going to pay?
What are we paying for?
Can green bonds help India meet growing energy demand sustainably, ask Mandira Thakur from IRF partner, Development Alternatives
This week’s digest includes news, opinion, reports, and events on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals and related processes, including reports on measuring what matters in energy, and the targets included by the Open Working Group.
A weekly round-up of the latest, reports, news, blogs and comment on the post-2015 development process.
This week the zero draft paper for the Finance for Development conference in Addis Ababa provoked discussions, photo by Sam Effron via Flickr.com, Creative Commons license, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/
REPORTS AND GOAL PROPOSALS
The SDGs promise transformational change – but how is this delivered? A new study from IRF2015 partner, RIMISP looks at how major change came about in Chile’s energy sector.