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Counting on the World: Building Modern Data for Sustainable Development

Data is not just required for monitoring. Achieving the ambitious SDGs also requires an evidence-based approach to governance.

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10/24/17
Agriculture in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

Check out this presentation for a breakdown of facts and information regarding the agriculture sector and what the next steps are as we look ahead to achieving the SDGs set in 2015. 

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10/24/17
Science and Technology for SDGs: Decarbonizing the Energy System

Check out this presentation for trends in the energy sector and economically viable energy efficeincy measures we need need to take to achieve the SDGs set in 2015. 

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10/24/17
The U.S. Cities Sustainable Development Goals Index: Achieving a Sustainable Urban America

America is the world’s richest large economy, with the world’s leading technologies and institutions of higher learning. Yet, the U.S.

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10/24/17
Biocultural Approaches to Well-being and Sustainability Indicators Across Scales

Biocultural approaches explicitly start with and build on local cultural perspectives — encompassing values, knowledges, and needs — and recognize feedbacks between ecosystems and human well-being.

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10/25/17
Climate Literacy

To protect fragile ecosystems and to build sustainable communities that are resilient to climate change—including extreme weather and climate events—a climate-literate citizenry is essential.

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10/25/17
Environmental Education and Human Adaptation to Climate Change: Considerations and Resources

Is education that accepts climate change as a given and incorporates how to adapt to a climate heavily impacted by humans consistent with the long standing goals of environmental education (EE)?

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11/1/17
Roots

In this issue BGCI considers how to develop education programmes from scratch, a curse and blessing that can be infrequently bestowed on botanic garden educators in gardens with well-established public engagement offers.

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11/1/17
Climate Change and Environmental Education: Framing Perspectives

Environmental education (EE) is in a powerful position to address climate change because of its history of incorporating science with policy education, and proven ability to evolve in response to social and environmental change.

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11/1/17

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