Understanding “Inter-linkages between Sustainable Development goals and Climate Change”

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Thursday, November 17, 2016 (All day)

Climate change is the most significant challenge to achieving sustainable development, and it threatens to drag millions of people into grinding poverty. To effectively manage the detrimental impacts of climate change, local level policies will be required with a careful analysis of the natural resources and impacts of climate change on various sectors. However, sound decision making is possible if we use a different approach. Rather than making decisions that are optimized to a prediction of the future, decision makers should seek to identify “no-regret” decisions that are sound no matter what the future brings. Climate policies can be more effective when consistently embedded within broader strategies designed to make national and regional development paths more sustainable...

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1. Concept Note

2. Introduction to SDG

3. Basics of Climate Change

4. Interlinkages between SDGs and Climate Change

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