Dealing with Synergies, Trade-offs, and Common Threads

Dealing with Synergies, Trade-offs, and Common Threads - Priority themes sustainability research
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Using six priority themes, the "White Paper on Sustainability Research" outlines Switzerland's most urgent research needs in order to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals.


Dealing with Synergies, Trade-offs, and Common Threads
The all-encompassing ambition of sustainable development requires the pursuit of many important goals in parallel. This frequently involves co-benefits among some goals and trade-offs among others. Progress towards achieving the SDGs will require systemic research aimed at identifying, understanding, and prioritizing interactions among sustainability goals.

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