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Record number 537552
Title Roads from Rio+20 : Pathways to achieve global sustainability goals by 2050
Author(s) Vuuren, Detlef P. van; Kok, Marcel; Esch, Stefan van der; Meijl, J.C.M. van; Tabeau, A.A.
Source PBL (Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving) - ISBN 9789491506000 - 286 p.
Department(s) LEI Internationaal Beleid
LEI INT BELEID - Landbouwbeleid
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2012
Keyword(s) sustainability - sustainable development - policy - government policy - food security - energy - climatic change - biobased economy
Categories Development Studies (General)
About In 1992, governments worldwide agreed to work towards a more sustainable development that would eradicate poverty, halt climate change and conserve ecosystems. Although progress has been made in some areas, actions have not been able to bend the trend in other, critical areas of sustainable development – areas such as those providing access to sufficient food and modern forms of energy, preventing dangerous climate change, conserving biodiversity and controlling air pollution. Without additional effort, these sustainability objectives also will not be achieved by 2050. This report analyses how combinations of technological measures and changes in consumption patterns could contribute to achieving a set of sustainability objectives, taking into account the interlinkages between them. The potential exists for achieving all of the objectives. The fundamental question here relates to the type of governance structures that could bring about the transformative changes required to meet the sustainable development objectives. A pragmatic governance approach is suggested that consists of a shared vision for 2050, strengthened short-term targets, and strong policy actions by governments, building on the strength of civil society and business.
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