The co-chairs of SDSN Thematic Group 10 on the Good Governance of Extractive and Land Resources have recently submitted a letter to the Open Working Group (OWG) co-chairs, calling upon the inclusion of a target on natural resources in the proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Prior to the Open Working Group’s 13th and final session, the #urbanSDG campaign submitted a letter to the OWG co-chairs with proposed adjustments to its goal on sustainable cities.
On July 11, 2014, Laurence Tubiana, the French Climate Change Ambassador, delivered a key note speech on the long-term goal of international climate negotiations to the participants of the Major Economies Forum (MEF). The DDPP Interim 2014 report served as a background for this discussion.
News coverage of SDSN’s Deep Decarbonization Report Launch on July 8, 2014
On July 10, the Interim 2014 report of the DDPP was launched in Paris, in presence of the French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius; Jeffrey Sachs, the Director of the SDSN and Columbia University’s Earth Institute; Laurence Tubiana, the French Climate Change Ambassador; Teresa Ribera, the Executive Director of IDDRI, and Fatih Birol, the Chief Economist of the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, introducing a new United Nations-backed report outlining pathways major industrial economies can use to cut their carbon emissions by mid-century, called today for broad cooperation and “bold” action or the world will face dangerous and irreversible climate disruption.
Eduardo Porter covers the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Interim 2014 Report for the New York Times