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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. Read the Report Actionable national strategy for a just transition to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Climate change represents a profound policy challenge to America and the world – requiring a response at a sweeping scale…
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. Countries need to understand how to fix their land-use and food systems while considering the impacts on other countries. Overview FABLE mobilizes scientific teams from countries around the world to inform their governments’ policy choices on land use. The consortium pursues three objectives: Capacity development and…
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 Where do we come in? The SDSN USA is hosted by three research universities: Yale, Columbia and UCSD. Together these universities, along with a network of more than 100 higher education institutions from nearly every state are at the core of the…
The time is now for real-time data on the Sustainable Development Goals. What is SDGs Today? SDGs Today aims to provide a snapshot of the state of sustainable development around the world right now, while enabling users to 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 Sustainable Development Goals…
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. 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…

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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