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SDIS21: How to Save the Planet - What are the challenges in making the planet more sustainable?

Climate change is dire – and hurts our ability to achieve all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Image: REUTERS/Marco Bello

Samantha Sault

Writer, Washington DC and Geneva

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Carbon emissions rebounded in 2020. Image: Statista/IEA

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