Browsing Archive: September, 2014

3 key takeaways from the UN Climate Summit (National Geographic)

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Saturday, September 27, 2014, In : Climate change 
I found that this article summarizes the key points of the climate discussion in a succinct and comprehensible way.
Reproduced from the National Geographic.

3 Key Takeaways From This Week's UN Climate Summit

A new global strategy on climate change? Not yet, but there was news.

By Elizabeth Shogren

Published September 24, 2014

NEW YORK—This week's United Nations Climate Summit didn't forge a new global strategy to stave off the most alarming effects of climate change, such as dramatic ...

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SD? SCD? SDGs? Post-2015? Focus on communities? YES!

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Sunday, September 21, 2014, In : Sustainable Development 
I'm back with some excellent resources and initiatives directly related to the ongoing discussions for the UN post-2015 development agenda and particularly the goals that promote sustainable community development.


Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Communitas Coalition for Sustainable Cities and Regions
PANDO | Sustainable Communities (collaboration network for researchers and practitioners)
ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability
UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

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