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UN sustainability goals need quantified targets

Mark Stafford-Smith • 17-09-2014
Nature 513, 281 (18 September 2014)
UN sustainability goals need quantified targets

2015 is a significant year for international politics related to global change. Nations will also agree on a new climate deal and a strategy for disaster-risk reduction. Traditionally, science has struggled to respond flexibly to the demands and speed of some political processes. But the SDGs are too important for the research community to let the opportunity pass.

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Tags: Future Earth,indicators & targets,science-policy