Transformation is feasible - How to achieve the Sustainable
Development Goals within Planetary Boundaries

Author(s): Randers, J., Rockström, J., Stoknes, P.E., Golüke, U., Collste, D., Cornell, S.
In: A report to the Club of Rome from Stockholm Resilience Centre and BI Norwegian Business School
Year: 2018
Type: Report
Theme affiliation: Transformations
Link to centre authors: Collste, David, Cornell, Sarah, Rockström, Johan
Full reference: Transformation is feasible - How to achieve the SustainableDevelopment Goals within Planetary Boundaries. 2018. Written by Randers, J., Rockström, J., Stoknes, P.E., Golüke, U., Collste, D., Cornell, S. A report to the Club of Rome from Stockholm Resilience Centre and BI Norwegian Business School

Summary

The dual adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) together with the Paris Climate Agreement,
both in 2015, represents a global turning point. We have never before had such a universal development plan for people and planet. For the first time in human history the world has agreed on a democratically adopted roadmap for humanity’s future, which aims at attaining socially inclusive and highly aspirational socio-economic development goals, within globally defined environmental targets. Humanity’s grand ambition is surely to aim at an inclusive and prosperous world development within a stable and resilient Earth system. This human quest is to attain as many of the SDGs as possible by 2030, and then continue following a sustainable global trajectory well beyond the next 12 years. This report has identified one such possible, smarter pathway to success through five transformative and synergistic actions.

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