Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

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Brandi, Clara / Steffen Bauer / Sander Chan / Okka Lou Mathis
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in: Loewe, Markus / Nicole Rippin (eds.), Translating an ambitious vision into global transformation: the 2030 agenda for sustainable development, Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), (Discussion Paper 7/2015), 81-84

ISBN: 978-3-88985-671-5

The final draft of the 2030 Agenda underscores the centrality of climate change for global sustainable development, reflected in both the stand-alone Goal13 as well as through climate-change mainstreaming in a number of climate-sensitive targets under other goals. However, Goal13 misses the opportunity to further raise levels of ambition and harness the aspirational spirit of the 2030 Agenda. A more ambitious Goal13 could have given a strong political signal to reach a meaningful international agreement under the UNFCCC process, and strengthen linkages between the global agendas on climate action and sustainable development.


About the authors

Bauer, Steffen

Political scientist

Bauer

Brandi, Clara

Economist and Political Scientist

Brandi

Chan, Sander

Enviroment Policy

Chan

Mathis, Okka Lou

Political Scientist

Mathis

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