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    Why we need the UN’s sustainable development goals

    Sustainable development is the central drama of our time. The world’s governments are currently… more

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    From Scotland to Slovakia – what price independence?

    Though the world’s eyes are on Scotland’s referendum on independence from the United Kingdom… more

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    Four key facts about the Ebola crisis

    The horrific Ebola epidemic in at least four West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and… more

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    Climate targets have failed. Time to try something new

    If the world is to solve the climate change crisis, we will need a new approach. Currently, the major… more

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    Will our cities survive the storms of the future?

    Jeffrey D. Sachs argues that the new global development agenda now taking shape should empower cities… more

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    Why Turkey is thriving

    A recent visit to Turkey reminded me of its enormous economic successes during the last decade. The… more

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    America’s lost generations

    Jeffrey D. Sachs is Professor of Economics and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University… more

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    Finding the keys to national prosperity

    Jeffrey D. Sachs is Professor of Economics and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University… more