This white paper examines whether increasing carbon prices are helping to reduce carbon emissions in the European Union. It directly relates to SDG 7 - affordable and clean energy, and SDG 13 - climate action.

Research Policy, Volume 48, Issue 4, May 2019, Pages 949-967

This paper assesses the extent to which scientific research is related to societal needs, with a focus on rice research and technology between 1983 and 2012. Winner of the Elsevier Atlas Award in October 2019, the paper advances SDG 9.
Waste multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs), containing BaTiO3, Ag, Pd, Ni, and Sn etc., and are a valuable secondary resource. The existing recycling process has great challenges when considering the environmentally friendly and efficient separation and recovery of resources. Contributing to SDGs 7, 9 and 12, this study demonstrates a simple and sustainable process to convert MLCCs into high value-added and efficient photocatalysts, which promises significant benefits for waste utilisation and environmental protection.
This study analyses the relationship between social inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and economic development. This article directly contributes to SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) and SDG (decent work and economic development).
Despite the great potential of mobile data to support the delivery of the sustainable development agenda across sub-Saharan Africa, access to the data remains a great challenge due to real or perceived barriers. In order to address gaps in timely data that provide information on the SDGs, a multistakeholder workshop was held in Nairobi, Kenya, in February 2019, contributing to SDGs 9 and 17.

Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 15, February 2019

This mini-review succinctly describes the recent progresses in selective heterogeneous photocatalysis for the preparation of high value organics from lignocellulose-based waste as well as the perspective use of its fundamentals to develop a new concept of solar bio-refineries highlighting the challenges for the future and some needs to innovate. This article contributes to SDGs 7, 9 and 13.

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Page 14.

This correspondence contributes to SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), discussing gender gaps within the healthcare industry. The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has sought to address the challenge of inspiring women to aspire towards leadership roles as a key strategic goal.

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Page 493.

Contributing to SDGs 3 (good health and well-being), 5 (gender equality) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), this editorial piece discusses the need for men, researchers, clinicians, institutional leaders and medical journals to improve gender equity and support feminism within the fields of science, medicine and global health.

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 499-502.

Directly contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores the potential of goal-oriented organisations such as TIME'S UP to coordinate the responses and develop solutions to gender discrimination and harassment within the healthcare industry.

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 519-520.

Exploring SDGs 5 (gender equality) and 8 (decent work and economic growth), this perspective piece discusses the impacts of rapid privatisation and liberalised labour markets on women within Eastern Europe following the fall of the Berlin Wall.