28 November 2014
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Is micropower the key to tackling climate change?

There is no shortage of shouting and dire warnings about the state of the climate and our need to phase out fossil fuels. But there is a more silent revolution happening too—in micropower.

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27 November 2014
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Bolivia's indigenous peoples drive forest farm innovation to benefit Mother Earth

In Bolivia, the state is providing support to encourage community organisations to trial innovative new business models that challenge free market norms. Could such new ways of doing business also deliver greater benefits for the planet?

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26 November 2014
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Can the SDGs stop us flushing precious resources down the drain?

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, was World Toilet Day but the target to halve the number of people without access to basic sanitation has not been met. Can the SDGs improve the situation?

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25 November 2014
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UNEP Emissions Gap Report Calculates Necessary Emission Reductions Out to 2030

As governments prepare to resume climate negotiations in Lima in December, a key issue is the commitments countries are making to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions after 2020. A new report from the United Nations Environment Programme quantifies the magnitude for those commitments that will be needed in order to have a likely chance of limiting global warming to 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F) relative to the pre-Industrial era and thereby avoiding the most extreme effects of climate change.

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24 November 2014
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Youth and the global development agenda

The current draft of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals that should be finalised by September 2015 is ambitious and comprehensive. But this attempt to follow on from the Millennium Development Goals neglects the specific needs of one key group worldwide: youth aged 15 to 29.

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21 November 2014
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POST-2015 EDUCATION INDICATORS

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics wants to hear your views on the proposed new set of indicators for the suggested post-2015 education and learning targets.

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