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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.   Watch the Launch Read the Report Climate change represents a profound policy challenge to America and the world – requiring a response at a sweeping scale and with unprecedented speed centered on remaking the energy foundations of…
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 new ‘Scenathon’ dashboard. Explore Scenathon Read Report Overview FABLE is a global consortium with teams of scientists in 20 countries modeling land use to 2050 in an integrated framework. Land use and land use change accounts for 23% of GHG emissions globally, biodiversity loss is accelerating at alarming rates, and the food system is…
The SDSN USA is hosted by three universities: Yale, Howard, 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 Policy Initiative is the organization that facilitates the connection. Explore SDSN USA The SDSN is a network of global development leaders created in 2012 by former UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and is charged with…
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 set of 17 SDGs.  Access the Platform How does it work? 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…
The SDG Policy Initiative leverages faculty and student research to partner with San Diego’s local governments, supporting policy-making that works towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement. We aim to lay the groundwork for university-government partnerships across the U.S. to support meeting the SDGs and a zero-carbon future.   Regional Decarbonization Framework SDGPI is working with the County of San Diego on technical and policy pathways to decarbonization   SDG Data Reporting and Policymaking…
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. Objectives This project will not only inform domestic policy but will place Paraguay within a global community on a shared path toward the 2030 Agenda. Indicators provide Paraguay a common language from which to learn from other countries and share best practices. Clearly defined objectives with…

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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