On April 22nd 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies. Spearhead by Senator Nelson, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill, the first Earth Day protests forced environmental protection onto the national political agenda and led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the passing of key environmental legislation.
In this podcast series, we gather expert opinion on the impact of COVID-19 on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Dr. Márcia Balisciano, Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, interviews leaders across disciplines on the effects of the pandemic on the global goals.
Antimicrobial Resistance, 2019.
Damia Barcelo and Thomas Knepper, TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 30 July 2019
21 June 2019
In the early hours of 28 June, 1969, police raided New York City's Stonewall Inn, a popular gay establishment. Police intentions were to search people and make arrests. On this night, instead of the crowds usual docility, the mostly gay crowd began to fight back. The Stonewall riots remain one of the most important catalysts for the gay rights movement. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.
17 June 2019
S20 Japan 2019, 6 March 2019
This collection of articles focusses on SDG 14 (life below water). Every coastal State, including several members of G20, face threats to marine ecosystems and the environment as complex societal, economic and governance challenges. Ocean management involves multi-disciplinary science and complex issues of policy design, while implementation demands consultative decision making and long term capacity development.
The Lancet, Volume 393, Number 10171, 9 February 2019, pages 493-610.
This special issue from The Lancet focusses on SDG 5 (gender equality) within science, medicine, and global health, contributing to SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing). This issue also contributes to SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).
Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 34, In progress.
This interdisciplinary collection of articles seeks to facilitate the design, implementation and evaluation of effective interventions that reduce poverty while protecting the environment. The SDG Perspectives Project aims to build an environment for collaboration, where experts from all over the world can engage with the SDGs in an interdisciplinary way.
Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 13, Pages A1-A10, 1-174, October 2018.
This special issue explores the contributions of sustainable chemistry to the SDGs, with a particular focus on goals 9 and 12.