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In order to achieve zero carbon emissions, the US will need a plan. SDGPI is part of a coalition of the nation’s leading experts who have laid out the path forward to reach zero carbon emissions in the United States by 2050.   In October 2020, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network released the Zero Carbon Action Plan, an actionable national strategy for a just transition to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Watch the Launch Read the Report Climate change…
Today’s global food and land-use systems are not meeting the needs of food security, healthy diets, adequate incomes for farmers,  zero emissions, protection of biodiversity, chemical pollution and sustainable use of water resources. The goal of FABLE is to develop consistent global and national pathways towards sustainable land use and food systems by 2050. The FABLE Consortium has released its 2020 Report on Pathways to Sustainable Land-Use and Food Systems. Explore the latest trends in food and land-use with the…
The SDSN is a network of global development leaders created in 2012 by former UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and is charged with the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement The SDSN USA is hosted by three universities: Yale, Columbia, and UC San Diego. Together these universities, along with a network of more than 100 higher education institutions, are at the core of the SDSN USA. At UC San Diego, the SDG…
SDGs Today provides a snapshot of the state of sustainable development around the world. The platform aims to revolutionize how we understand and communicate the urgency of the SDGs, how we develop solutions, and the speed and quality with which we do both. Access and engage with real-time and timely data on sustainable development, obtain GIS training and resources, and learn how to use the data effectively to drive action on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its…
Despite strong economic growth, Paraguay faces persistent development challenges, particularly for populations of rural poor. The SDG Policy Initiative has partnered with SDSN on a new project to support the government of Paraguay with the tools necessary to take action. SDGs place Paraguay within a global community on a shared path toward the 2030 Agenda. Clearly defined objectives with data can lead to dramatic improvements in the health and well-being of all Paraguayans. Paraguay SDG Dashboard Objectives This project…

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The Grand Challenge Scholars Program is an innovative certificate program for UC San Diego undergraduate students. The program is designed to encourage students to focus their curricular and co-curricular experiences on addressing one or more of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

UC San Diego strives to find solutions that help protect our planet through a variety of innovative programs. Read about the 7 focus areas of Sustainability. You can also access the latest Annual Report. Or get to know the Sustainability Resource Center. Explore the variety of efforts around sustainability on campus and how you can get involved