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[NEWS]Meeting Paris Climate Targets will Require a Substantial Reallocation of Global Investment

作者發現,全球能源系統的根本性轉變可以通過整體投資相對適度的增加來實現。 然而,需要將投資從化石燃料轉向可再生能源和能源效率的根本轉變,包括專門投資於實現聯合國可持續發展目標(SDGs)的措施。

作為2015年“巴黎協定”的一部分,許多國家確定了旨在減少溫室氣體排放的國家自主貢獻(NDC)。 該研究證實,像NDC這樣的當前激勵措施不會為改變能源體系所需的投資組合“顯著變化”提供足夠的動力。

The authors find that a fundamental transformation of the global energy system can be achieved with a comparatively modest increase in overall investments. However, a radical shift of investments away from fossil fuels and toward renewables and energy efficiency is needed, including dedicated investments into measures to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

As part of the Paris Agreement in 2015, many countries defined Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) designed to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The study confirms that current incentives like the NDCs will not provide sufficient impetus for the “pronounced change” in investment portfolios that are needed to transform the energy system.

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[NEWS] India Lags Behind in Protecting Its Newborns

缺乏機構衛生基礎設施導致印度在最近發布的聯合國兒童基金會報告中被列為新生兒排名第12位。 Upasana Behar寫道,迫切需要進行系統性的改變以扭轉這種令人擔憂的局面

可持續發展目標(SDG)是一項普遍的行動呼籲,旨在消除貧困,保護地球,確保所有人都享有和平與繁榮。 可持續發展目標為所有國家根據自己的優先事項提供指導方針和目標。

Lack of institutional health infrastructure has led to India being ranked as the 12th worst country for newborns in a recently released UNICEF report. There is a serious need to make systematic changes to reverse this alarming situation, writes Upasana Behar

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The SDGs provide guidelines and targets for all countries to adopt in accordance with their own priorities.

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[NEWS] This is the State of the World’s Health, in Numbers

儘管世界正朝著實現聯合國可持續發展目標邁進,但一份新報告警告,如果要實現雄心勃勃的衛生目標,則迫切需要採取更多行動。

可持續發展目標旨在到2030年糾正全球貧困,飢餓,健康,氣候變化,性別平等和社會不公等問題,並於2015年獲得聯合國大會193名成員的同意。

但世界衛生組織總幹事Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus在報告的介紹中寫道,在2030年之前還有很多事情要做。

While the world is making strides towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, a new report warns more action is urgently needed if ambitious health targets are to be met.

The SDGs are aimed at redressing global inequalities such as poverty, hunger, health, climate change, gender equality and social injustice by 2030. They were agreed by 193 members of the UN General Assembly in 2015.

But Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization’s Director-General, writing in the report’s introduction, says there is still much to do before 2030.

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[NEWS] Building the Shared Value Ecosystem in Africa – Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

2018年非洲共享價值最強烈的主題之一是企業投資創造可持續共享價值生態系統以獲得長期成功的重要性。 強調夥伴關係和有效合作最終導致了共享價值非洲倡議(SVAI)的啟動,該倡議是非洲共享價值倡議的獨家區域合作夥伴,旨在擴大和支持非洲大陸的共享價值社區。

One of the strongest themes of the 2018 Africa Shared Value was the importance of businesses investing in the creation of sustainable Shared Value ecosystems for long-term success. This emphasis on partnerships and effective collaboration culminated in the launch of the Shared Value Africa Initiative (SVAI), the exclusive regional partner of the Shared Value Initiative in Africa, which aims to expand and support the Shared Value community on the African continent.

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[NEWS] Here’s How IKEA has Committed To Becoming A “Climate Positive” Company By 2030

正如國家地理雜誌所說,塑料很快成為“拯救生命的奇蹟產品和地球的禍害”。 比如,如果您要求我在一天內使用的所有塑料產品的名稱贏得100萬美元,我就會失去這筆錢。 話雖如此,塑料對環境的有害影響比Etsy上的Nicolas Cage枕頭更可怕。 美國的回收利用率僅為9%,許多公司正在減少使用塑料 – 現在可以將宜家添加到清單中。

When it comes to materials, plastic has quickly become both a “life-saving miracle product and the scourge of the Earth,” as National Geographic puts it. Like, if you asked me to name all the plastic products I use in a day to win $1 million dollars, I’d lose the money. That being said, the harmful effects plastic has on the environment are even more horrifying than that Nicolas Cage pillow on Etsy. With a recycling rate of just 9% in the United States, many companies are cutting back their use of plastic — and now you can add IKEA to the list.

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[NEWS] ‘Blue is the New Green’: Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum Hits the Mark

非洲大陸需要在國家和地區層面上共同努力,並且更重要的是實施一個有利於整個大陸的可持續海事治理體系,並在第一屆非洲藍色經濟論壇(ABEF)結束代表(ABEF2018)。COM)。

ABEF 2018年6月8日在倫敦舉行,以配合世界海洋日。 論壇吸引了國際專家和非洲政府部長在非洲聯盟“2063年議程”和聯合國可持續發展目標(SDGs)的框架下討論海洋的經濟貢獻。

The African continent needs to work together on a country and regional level to put in place and, more crucially, implement a sustainable maritime governance system that will benefit the whole continent, concluded delegates at the first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) (ABEF2018.com).

ABEF 2018 took place in London on 8 June, to coincide with World Oceans Day. The Forum attracted international experts and African government ministers to debate the economic contribution of oceans in the context of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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[NEWS] PM flies to Canada Thursday to attend G7 outreach prog

貿易,投資,實現可持續發展目標的合作,政治磋商,藍色經濟領域的合作以及羅興亞問題將在雙邊會議上討論,外交部長AH Mahmood Ali週二在總理訪問加拿大時作了通報。

他說,孟加拉國將強調與氣候變化,海洋資源的可持續利用,藍色經濟以及孟加拉國在G7論壇上賦予婦女權力的倡議有關的問題。

Trade, investment, cooperation in achieving SDGs, political consultations, cooperation in blue economy area and Rohingya issue will be discussed at the bilateral meeting, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali said on Tuesday at a briefing over the Prime Minister’s visit to Canada.

He said Bangladesh will highlight issues related to climate change, sustainable use of ocean resources, blue economy and Bangladesh’s initiative on women empowerment at the G7 Forum.

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[NEWS] Orelope-Adefulire Charges Stakeholders to Beat Plastic Pollution

總統關於可持續發展目標的高級特別助理Adeqoke Orelope Adefulire公主呼籲利益攸關方支持打擊不適當處置塑料所造成的無休止污染的努力。

Orelope-Adefulire在為紀念2018年世界環境日慶祝活動發表的聲明中提出了這一指控,主題為“打敗塑料污染”。 她補充說,塑料污染已成為社會乃至全世界的流行病。

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire has called on stakeholders to support the drive to beat the unending pollution caused by inappropriate disposal of plastic materials.

Orelope-Adefulire gave this charge in a statement issued in commemoration of the 2018 World Environment Day celebration with the theme: \Beat Plastic Pollution’. She added that plastic pollution has become an epidemic in the society and indeed across the world.

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[NEWS] Ignite, Invigorate, and Inspire Volunteering

有近600萬澳大利亞人積極參與正式的志願服務,為需要幫助的人提供必要的服務和項目。 志願者還致力於提供政府服務,保護環境並倡導社會變革。

今年6月,志願者澳大利亞將舉辦2018年全國志願服務會議,這是澳大利亞首屈一指的志願活動。 NVC2018旨在“引燃,激勵和激勵”代表,通過應對挑戰,利用機遇和通報國家議程來推動志願服務。

There are nearly 6 million Australians actively engaged in formal volunteering, delivering essential services and programs to those in need. Volunteers also work to deliver government services, protect the environment, and advocate for social change.

This June, Volunteering Australia will host the 2018 National Volunteering Conference, Australia’s premier volunteering event. NVC2018 aims to “ignite, invigorate, and inspire” delegates to advance volunteering by addressing challenges, harnessing opportunities, and informing the national agenda.

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[NEWS] 73 million Working Days Lost Each Year Due to Lack of Sanitation: Iyer

新德里,6月3日由於缺乏衛生設施和水傳播疾病,每年有7300萬工作日丟失,飲用水和衛生部的秘書Parameswaran Iyer今天在這裡說。

在環境部,森林與氣候變化部和FICCI組織的世界環境日舉行的“企業可持續發展與可持續發展目標(SDGs)”會議上,他強調了水和衛生設施的重要性。

New Delhi, June 3 Due to lack of sanitation and water-borne diseases, 73 million working days are lost each year, Secretary in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Parameswaran Iyer said here today.

Addressing a session on ‘Corporate Sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’ in the run up to World Environment Day, organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change and FICCI, he highlighted the importance of water and sanitation.

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