World Oceans Day

8 June Globally, the United Nations has designated today as: World Oceans Day.GDRC has been working on themes related to this international day, in the research programmes on Oceans, Coasts and Small Islands. GDRC reaffirms its commitment to uphold the objectives of this Day, and work towards better understanding of, and action on, highlighting the…

Energy for all

To achieve SDG 7 on energy, we need to accelerate use of renewables, and address need for equal access to energy for all. Read full report … https://trackingsdg7.esmap.org/downloads

World Environment Day

5 June Globally, the United Nations has designated today as: World Environment Day.GDRC has been working on themes related to this international day, in the research programmes on (1) Sustainable Development and (2) Urban Environmental Management GDRC reaffirms its commitment to uphold the objectives of this Day, and work towards better understanding of, and action…

Climate will not wait

Paris accord rules must be wrapped up this year, says UN climate chief. The pandemic has delayed official talks until now, but the pressure is back on governments to make progress ahead of the Glasgow COP26 and speed up climate action. https://news.trust.org/item/20210531155939-fnhiq/

Action for SDGs

Decade of Action to Deliver the Global Goals 2020 marked the beginning of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The 17 goals, adopted by all countries in 2015, are our shared vision to end poverty, safeguard the environment and build a peaceful world. With less than 10 years…

Happy New Year!!

In this year of the Cow,we at GDRC wish for you, a abundant, attractive, beautiful, blessed, bountiful, brave, bright, challenging, charming, cheerful, confident, creative, dreamy, efficient, encouraging, energetic, enthusiastic,excellent, exquisite, fascinating, flawless, fortunate, fulfilling, funny, gracious, healthy, humorous, inspirational, interesting, joyous, lively, loving, lucky, merry, magnificent, passionate, perfect, pleasing, powerful, productive, prosperous, progressive, pure, relaxing,…

Cloud over buildings

39% of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Caused by Construction 39% of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Caused by Construction

Future proofing foods

Without Clearing Any New Farmland, We Could Feed Two Earths’ Worth of People Better supply chain organization, improved soil management, and a little creativity would yield lots more food without adding to emissions. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-12-15/no-more-hunger-how-to-feed-everyone-on-earth-with-just-the-land-we-have

Human Development Report 2020

The United Nations releases this year’s Human Development Report. The 2020 theme focuses on “The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene” http://hdr.undp.org

The Human Earth

Sister Cities International is creating a network of sister city partnerships committed to implementing the concepts of sustainable development, as outlined by the SDGs https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/partnership/?p=1630