World on track to miss global sustainability goals

The world will not meet the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030 without “transformational and extraordinary” policy changes, according to a report from the Stockholm Resilience Centre

The world will not meet the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030 without “transformational and extraordinary” policy changes, according to a report from the Stockholm Resilience Centre.

Launched on Thursday at the annual conference of sustainability group, the Club of Rome, the report found that if the world’s nations continue with their current efforts, they “will not achieve the SDGs by 2030, nor 2050”.

In the business-as-usual scenario, in 2030 the world’s success score on SDGs will be only 10 out of 17, up from 9 in 2015, it claims.

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