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Final Podcast from Sustainable Society Cafe for the book Tomorrow's People and New Technology - Living around the Globe

  Carolina Duque returns to the podcast for the episode 'Living around the Globe' to wrap up our series focusing on emerging technologies and how they fit into the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development! This week we look at how emerging technologies are impacting different parts of the world and how existing global inequalities affect the adoption rate of these technologies. With this in mind, we look at how these issues might evolve over the coming decade and how existing issues might be addressed as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are realized. Carolina Duque is co-author of the new book Tomorrow’s People and New Technology, which we are focusing on in our first seven episodes to imagine what life in 2030 might look like and how the emerging technologies over the next decade fit into the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Book description -  Tomorrows People and New Technology "No one has written more or provided a larger lens through which we can vie

Draft Glasgow Climate Summit outcome text

  DRAFT TEXT on 1/CMA.3   Version 10/11/2021 05:51   Draft CMA decision proposed by the President   The Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement, Emphasizing the importance of multilateralism in tackling climate change and the crucial role of international cooperation in implementing the Paris Agreement to the highest possible ambition, Acknowledging the devastating impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and the importance of ensuring a sustainable, resilient and inclusive global recovery, showing solidarity particularly with developing country Parties, Also acknowledging that climate change is a common concern of humankind, Parties should, when taking action to address climate change, respect, promote and consider their respective obligations on human rights, the right to health, the rights of indigenous peoples, local communities, migrants, children, persons with disab