Coursera the age of sustainable development

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The Age of Sustainable Development by Jeffrey D. Sachs

Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the worlds most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development.

Sachs offers readers, students, activists, environmentalists, and policy makers the tools, metrics, and practical pathways they need to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Far more than a rhetorical exercise, this book is designed to inform, inspire, and spur action. Based on Sachss twelve years as director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, his thirteen years advising the United Nations secretary-general on the Millennium Development Goals, and his recent presentation of these ideas in a popular online course, The Age of Sustainable Development is a landmark publication and clarion call for all who care about our planet and global justice.
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MOOC - Jeffrey Sachs - The Age of Sustainable Development - Lecture 1, Chapter 2

The Age of Sustainable Development" gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development - that is, economic.
Jeffrey D. Sachs

The Age of Sustainable Development

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Register now: The Age of Sustainable Development. The course will be part of a more general education program of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network SDSN , an initiative launched by the UN secretary-general to mobilize scientific and technical expertise from academia, civil society and the private sector to support problem-solving for sustainable development. Sachs directs the SDSN. The week, university-level course begins on Jan. It is being offered through Coursera, a company that works with universities to make free courses available online. Those interested in joining the course can register here.

Jeffrey D. Jeff is teaching a course called The Age of Sustainable Development, below is a guest blogpost written by Jeff on the course. Kennedy observed a half-century ago, and his observation speaks to us today with special urgency. Our generation is truly the first that can end the ancient scourge of extreme poverty. We have entered the Age of Sustainable Development. I am therefore enormously excited and pleased to be launching a free, global, online university course in this critical subject in January Sustainable Development is both a way of looking at the world, and a way of helping to save it.

Jeffrey D. Sachs is Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University Special Advisor to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. Jeff is teaching.
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