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Peer-reviewed Article
In APN Science Bulletin
G.M. Tarekul
The Ganges basin provides essential water for drinking, irrigation, industrial use and power generation. Global climate change will affect the water availability in the basin and inevitably intensify the competition for water among major users, particularly from thermal power generation. Knowledge on the spatial distribution of water supply-demand...
Research Report
The Ganges basin provides essential water for drinking, irrigation, industrial use and cooling of power generation facilities. Changes in the water availability induced by global climate change will impact on economic development as well as human life in this basin and beyond. Water competition among major consumers will become fiercer in the...
Global Sustainable Development Report 2019 - Consultations of multi-stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific
This presentation was made for a keynote speech given at the event of the consultations of multi-stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific for the coming Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR)2019, held on 12-13 November 2018, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The presentation introduced IGES SDG Interlinkages Analysis and Visualisation tool (Version 2.0)...
Conference Paper
Conference on SDGs and Beautiful China based on Earth Big Data
SDGs form an indivisible framework. Achieving one goal or target may impact on achieving others. It is important to shift from the conventional siloed approach to an integrated approach by taking account the interlinkages between the targets and among the goals. To contribute to building the knowledge on SDG interlinkages and providing a practical...
Report Chapter
In An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Development through SDG Interlinkages
Main Messages - The availability of good indicators and the selection of indicators with quality data critically affect the results and associated policy implications of quantitative assessments in general and the SDG interlinkages analysis in particular. - For the existing IGES SDG interlinkages analysis, many proxy indicators were used due to the...
 Climate change strongly features in the introductory text to the SDGs, owing to broad consensus on the need to integrate it therein.  Carbon pricing, as a market mechanism, is posited as a key measure for tackling climate change in contrast to existing voluntary or regulation-driven management approaches for GHG mitigation.  Industrial...
Data or Tool
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets interact with each other in an indivisible way. On the one hand, achieving one goal or target may contribute to achieving other goals or targets. For example, enhanced food security (Goal 2) will reinforce poverty eradication (Goal 1). On the other hand, the pursuit of one target may conflict with...
Data or Tool
Initiatives for sustainable societies have gained momentum following recent global agreements on sustainable development, including the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in 2015. Efforts to support changes in the behaviour and practices of individuals and organisations...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, set 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 targets. 232 indicators were proposed as the global framework for monitoring the progress made in achieving SDGs. SDG targets and their corresponding indicators interact with each other forming an...
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