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Title: Sustainable development goals on energy and environment: key issues in Sri Lanka
Authors: Nijam, H.M.
Nazar, M.C.A.
Keywords: Sustainable development
climate change
climate change
Sri Lanka
Issue Date: 28-Dec-2017
Publisher: Science Domain International
Citation: Asian Journal of Environment & Ecology, 5(2): 1-8.
Abstract: Aims: The purpose of this study is to investigate the key energy and environmental issues that Sri Lanka is to address under sustainable development agenda of the United Nations. Study Design: This study reviewed relevant recent studies and reports published by government and non-governmental sources on the issues in relation to selected sustainable development goals on energy and environment namely Goal 07- access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all, Goal 13- combating climate change and its impacts, and Goal 15- protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss. Place and Duration of Study: The research was conducted in Sri Lanka during May to July 2017. Methodology: This paper is qualitative in nature and was conducted as a desk review using available resources online. Results: Issues relating to environment and energy are among the foremost important areas to be addressed for the realization of Sustainable Development Goals in Sri Lakethe. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals relating to energy and environment on the other hand tend to have captured the key energy and environmental in issues that Sri Lanka is to concentrate.
ISSN: 2456-690X
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