The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the River Nile has begun producing electricity for the first time. While supporters claim that the dam will make an important contribution to economic development in the country, the project has been at the centre of a 11-year-long dispute between Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan.
Oslo SDG Blog
The COP26 conference marks a breakthrough in the discourse on climate change by addressing fossil fuel subsidies for the first time. Yet, environmental justice continues to be in the forefront of the climate debate.
Urgent and ambitious climate mitigation and adaptation policies are needed to strengthen responses to climate change. What are the trade-offs between social and ecological objectives and outcomes of a green transformation for (dis)abled people?
India has made considerable progress in recent years towards bringing energy services to its citizens and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Two recent IEA reports shed light on the challenges ahead.
The Government of Norway recently launched a new action plan for climate adaptation and food security, building on the key principles of the 2030 Agenda.
Oslo SDG blog
A blog by the Oslo SDG Initiative.