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Successfully addressing the climate crisis while achieving sustainable development goals will require carefully constructed strategies to enact rapid economic transitions to a cleaner economy—tailored to national circumstances and priorities. The Center for Global Sustainability has deep expertise in country-specific analytical and policy approaches across key sectors and in support of a 1.5°C-pathway.

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The Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) works with partners in Indonesia to advance new and unique research that helps identify key policy maneuvers to support Indonesia’s ambitious climate goals. Our Indonesia program will lead critical joint research on topics of immediate policy interest, helping advance domestic capacity within key analytical organizations. In addition, CGS helps identify financing mechanisms that will help accelerate Indonesia’s clean energy transition.

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The Early Career Scholars for an Inclusive Stocktake (ECSIS) program gathers early-career scholars from around the world with diverse disciplinary and cultural backgrounds to discuss topics of urgency and relevance to the global stocktake. Facilitated by the Independent Global Stocktake’s (iGST) co-leads for the mitigation working group, Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) at the University of Maryland and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), this program aims to initiate a network of future academic leaders at the frontier of stocktaking research to better inform policymakers and incubate innovative thinking on broader climate challenges from crosscutting perspectives

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