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Klimawandel, Biodiversitätsverlust, Nachhaltigkeit und Suffizienzkriterien der Gerechtigkeit

Was dem Schutz des Klimas dient, kann den Verlust der Artenvielfalt befördern. Deshalb sind Maßnahmen gegen den Klimawandel und den Biodiversitätsverlust aufeinander abzustimmen. Grundlage dafür bilden Suffizienzkriterien der Gerechtigkeit, die

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Lighthouse Programmes in Sustainability Research and Innovation

Lighthouse Programmes in Sustainability Research and Innovation

This report argues that one of the most effective ways to support sustainable development through research and innovation is to establish large, integrated funding programmes, referred to here as lighthouse


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Get an overview of scientific contributions to sustainable development and especially to the Agenda 2030: The Sustainability Research Initiative of the SCNAT provides researchers, research funding agencies and political decision-makers with important synthesis reports, projects, event information and news from the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and other institutions.