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Sustainable Development Goals are not fit for purpose, experts warn

SPECIAL REPORT/ The United Nations has drawn up a list of 169 targets to replace the Millennium Development Goals, which expire at the end of this year. Experts have warned that this will stretch development budgets too far, and not provide value for money. EURACTIV France reports
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Development Policy 04-02-2015

Building roads key to combating hunger, study says

Investments in basic transport and electricity in developing nations are among the best ways to curb hunger by 2030, since a quarter of all food is now wasted after harvest, according to a report issued by International Food Policy Research.
Climate change 19-10-2010

What have climate activists learned?

Policymakers must prioritise investment in green-energy research and development rather than forcing carbon cuts, writes Bjørn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist and Cool It, head of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School.
Climate change 13-09-2010

Smarter thinking on climate change

Drastic carbon cuts will do more damage than good in the fight against global warming, argues Bjørn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist and Cool It, head of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School.
Climate change 16-08-2010

Who’s afraid of climate change?

Warnings about the effects of climate change often amount to mere scaremongering, writes author Bjørn Lomborg, head of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre and adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School.
Climate change 16-07-2010

Affordable green energy

Funding green technology research to bring down the cost of green energy is the most realistic way of fighting climate change, writes Bjørn Lomborg, author of The Sceptical Environmentalist and adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School.
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