Jeffrey Sachs - updates

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Cities sign climate pledge in boost to global deal

Sep 25, 2015 - 9:34 AM

The signatories promise although without binding penalties to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 to 95 from 1990 levels by 2050

Climate change key focus in UN's new dev't goals

Aug 05, 2015 - 5:01 PM

Six of out of the 17 new Sustainable Development Goals are geared towards mitigating the impacts of climate change aside from the stand alone goal No 13 Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

THE FUTURE WE WANT. Prof. Jeffrey Sachs together with Philippines top economists NEDA Director-General Arsenio Balisacan and Solita Monsod answer questions from the audience during the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Launch. Photo by Christopher Schnabel /Rappler

UN-backed dev’t network launched in PH

Aug 04, 2015 - 8:01 PM

With 2015 as the millennium development goals deadline the UN sets a development agenda anew

Jeffrey Sachs: Philippines has much to teach world

Aug 03, 2015 - 8:22 PM

The country should be a world leader in sustainable development says the renowned US economist

I wanted to be World Bank president - Jeffrey Sachs

May 04, 2012 - 8:51 PM

Development economist Jeffrey Sachs may have dropped out of the running for the top post at the World Bank but he admitted that he tried hard to get it

Want civilization? Pay taxes: Sachs tells Asia

May 03, 2012 - 2:45 PM

Jeffrey Sachs says not just Asia but the U S will have to raise taxes to better provide for education infrastructure and science