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Climate and the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted by Tamarack Institute on August 18, 2022

This resource is also available in French. Click here to access the French version.

The climate crisis is a complex, multi-faceted challenge. There are countless intersections between climate change and a range of other issues such as poverty, hunger, equality, employment, and sustainable land and water. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a useful framework for unpacking these linkages.
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In cities, reconciliation and sustainable development go hand in hand

Posted by Tamarack Institute on September 29, 2021

In honour of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, this piece, written in collaboration between Jorge Garza and Jordan Gray, shares reflections on how we must acknowledge our past and move together towards a better future.

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Key takeaways from the SDGs Localization: From Recovery to Resilience workshop

Posted by Jorge Garza on September 24, 2021

On August 24, 2021, over 100 people joined us for a workshop to talk about approaches to localizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – that is, taking global priorities and orienting them toward local outcomes.

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Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals in Your Community

Posted by Laura Schnurr on September 2, 2021

What do Montreal, Winnipeg, Victoria, the Northern territories, and Shimokawa, Japan, have in common? They are all home to inspiring work on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  

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Launch of the 10 Guide for advancing the SDGs in your community

Posted by Laura Schnurr on August 30, 2021

The Sustainable Development Goals offer a hopeful vision for our collective future. They outline aspirational goals for humanity to achieve by 2030 on issues such as poverty, inequalities, health and wellbeing, climate and energy, decent work, and more. They are universal, which means that they are to be implemented for all people, everywhere. However, their universal nature also means that they need to be adapted to local contexts so that the indicators and targets are relevant – a process referred to as ‘localization’.  

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Introducing Laura and Jorge

Posted by Tamarack Institute on July 29, 2021

Meet Laura and Jorge, our Community Climate Transitions team 

Hello! We are thrilled to be part of the Tamarack community! We recently had a coffee conversation in which we shared some reflections on why Community Climate Transitions, what it means to join the Tamarack team, and experiences that have shaped our thinking on equity and climate.   

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