Comment, Opinion

Why the SDGs, not GDP, are the real measure of economic progress

Cuban medical staff arrive in Africa during the Ebola breakout. Global south countries are cooperating to ensure the economic benefits of progressing towards the SDGs benefit the countries in most need of expertise. (Photo: Florian Plaucheur/AFP via Getty Images)

Phasing out fossil fuels will not happen unless we change how we measure growth – the UN sustainable development goals can help bring a different perspective

At COP28 in Dubai at the end of 2023, world leaders agreed to move away from fossil fuels. It is now imperative that ...

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