MDG 7: environmental sustainability

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Synonyms: millennium development goal 7, Objectif du Millénaire pour le développement 7, Objectif du Mill�naire pour le d�veloppement 7

Climate change has reduced biodiversity already and the IPCC estimates that 20-30% of global species are likely to be at risk of extinction this century.

Related terms:
sustainabilityIn order to survive, all life, including human life, depends either directly or indirectly on the natural environment. Sustainability is a principle where current requirements are met while the livelihoods of future generations are not threatened., explicit climate policiesClimate change policy and legislation drives the transition to a low carbon economy, creating opportunities and risks to which businesses must respond to succeed., environmental policies, reforestation, revegetation, ecosystemsA system of living organisms interacting with each other and their physical environment. The boundaries of what could be called an ecosystem are somewhat arbitrary, depending on the focus of interest or study. Thus, the extent of an ecosystem may range from very small spatial scales to, ..., natural capitalNatural capital includes access to land, forests, water, grazing, fishing, wild products and biodiversity., arable land, MDG 1: eradicate extreme hunger and povertyWeather-related disasters and water scarcity will further aggravates the problem, and thus the number of malnourished people is expected to increase due to climate change., decoupling environmental impacts

Broader terms:
Millennium Development GoalsA set of time-bound and measurable goals for combating poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, discrimination against women and environmental degradation, agreed at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000. (IPCC), environmental dimension of Green Growth

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