Will these Sustainable Development Goals get us into the Doughnut?

The UN has just published a proposed set of Sustainable Development Goals – to guide humanity’s social and ecological journey through to 2030. So will these SDGs steer us into the doughnut?

Check out my 3-point analysis in a guest post on Duncan Green’s great development blog.

My top line view? These draft SDGs contain much to celebrate, but are lop-sided in ambition, and deluded on economic growth. As they stand, they’ll get us over the social foundation, but not back under the environmental ceiling. And human wellbeing depends fundamentally on both.

I’d love to hear others’ views – so do leave a comment on Duncan’s blog.

Spot the difference: the SDGs vs the Doughnut

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