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UN: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (2015)
On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Goals are explained and contextualized with links to other organizations and pertinent data.
The University of Denver has a network committed to campus-wide sustainability initiatives. Browse through the Sustainable DU site to see our many campus initiatives in action!
DU: Expanding Sustainability on Campus
Each of the Expanding Sustainability on Campus Task Force’s proposals would integrate advancement of environmental stewardship, conscious promotion of social justice and outstanding educational opportunities for our students.
Denver: 2020 Sustainability Goals
After robust outreach efforts to residents, business leaders, nonprofits, and city agencies, the Office of Sustainability developed 2020 Sustainability Goals that provide a roadmap to secure our basic resources for the long term. The 2020 Sustainability Goals focus on 12 resource areas and set goals for the City and County of Denver as well as the community at-large. Those resource areas are: air quality, climate change, energy, food, health, housing, land use, materials, mobility, water quantity and quality, and workforce.
Climate Change Resources
Climate Reality Project
The mission of the Climate Reality Project is "to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society."
NASA: Climate Change & Global Warning
Current news and data streams about global warming and climate change from NASA.
GlobalChange.gov: Climate Change
The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) was established by Presidential Initiative in 1989 and mandated by Congress in the Global Change Research Act (GCRA) of 1990 to “assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and natural processes of global change.”
U.S. Energy Dept: Climate Change
The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
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