U.S. Works To Disentangle SDGs, Climate Policy At IPCC Meeting

SciDev.Net: U.S. prizing climate, development apart in IPCC talks
“U.S. negotiators at key global climate talks are working to prize climate and development apart, documents seen by SciDev.Net show, in a challenge to the orthodoxy that has inextricably linked the two since the establishment of the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015. Countries around the world are gathered in Incheon, South Korea, this week to thrash out a landmark U.N. report on whether the world can keep global warming to within 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — the most optimistic objective set by governments in the 2015 Paris Agreement…” (Bello, 10/4).