Plastic Busters is an SDSN Solutions Initiative working to monitor the impact and reduction of marine litter in the Mediterranean Sea and promote policies to reduce plastic pollution. The project’s research team has recently published two papers presenting new data the impacts of marine litter on different species.
News & Events
On February 24, the SDSN co-organized an Information Workshop with the University of Rwanda and the Ministry of Education, with diverse group of attendants. The New Times reported on the event.
SDSN presents a new draft report for public consultation. Indicators for Sustainable Development Goals presents a framework of 100 indicators for post-2015, based on the 10 goals and 30 targets presented in the Action Agenda for Sustainable Development. We seek your help with comments and creativity to improve and complete the proposed indicator framework; the public consultation will run from 14 February to 14 March 2014.
On February 6, Shiv Someshwar, Director of Climate Policy at the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development and Senior Advisor at SDSN, spoke on the “Attaining Energy, Water, and Food Security for All” panel at the 14th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) at TERI University, an SDSN member. Someshwar outlined the major challenges & risks and call for a […]
Marie-Hélène Aubert, Senior Policy Advisor to French President François Hollande for International Environmental and Climate Change negotiations, visited Columbia to discuss the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP 21) to be held in Paris in 2015.
Aromar Revi, Co-chair of SDSN Thematic Group on Sustainable Cities, shares highlights from the global Campaign for a stand-alone #urbanSDG.
Jeff Sachs writes that the greatest sustainability challenge is meeting the energy needs of a growing world economy while moving to a safer pattern of energy use, and offers solutions.