Climate Change

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Goal 13- Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Strengthening the resilience and adaptive capacity of more vulnerable regions, such as land locked countries and island states, must go hand in hand with efforts to raise awareness and integrate measures into national policies and strategies.  The goal aims to mobilize $100 billion annually by 2020 to address the needs of developing countries and help mitigate climate-related disasters.

Ecological balance crucial for food security in India: Shyam Khadka, FAO

End Hunger Production and Consumption Climate Change Terrestrial Ecosystems South Asia Africa Interviews
Shyam Khadka, the representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in India, believes that South Asia with its huge population load will be a driving force for global SDGs particularly from the point of poverty reduction and food security. Excerpts from an exclusive interview to OneWorld South Asia:

The impact of climate change on the achievement of the post-2015 sustainable development goals

Climate Change

This report, The impact of climate change on the achievement of the post-2015 sustainable development goals, considers impacts on development over the next 15 years, under two scenarios for the 2015 climate change agreement: a high-ambition agreement and a low-ambition agreement. It looks at associated policies and levels of investment in mitigation and adaptation. The high-ambition scenario used is based on the UNFCCC aim to limit global warming to a 2°C increase on pre-industrial temperatures.