Sussex Sustainability Research Programme

Recent publications

  •  2019

Alcamo, Joseph (2019) Water quality and its interlinkages with the Sustainable Development Goals. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 36. pp. 126-140. ISSN 1877-3435

  • 2018

Joseph Alcamo, Caroline Grundy and Jörn Scharlemann. 2018. Interactions among the Sustainable Development Goals, and why they are important. SSRP (Sussex Sustainability Research Programme), University of Sussex and Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK. 


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06 Nov 2018

Global governance must overcome zeitgeist of mistrust if world environmental issues are to be tackled effectively

Professor Joseph Alcamo, Director SSRP, said high-quality research and closer engagement with citizens around the world was needed to overcome the growing zeitgeist that viewed organisations such as the UN as meddling amid a geopolitical backdrop of cancelled treaties, neglected obligations and frozen negotiations.


27 Feb 2019

The global water quality challenge and realising the SDGs

New scientific results are revealing growing hazards to water quality around the world, in particular, in poorer countries. The driving force is unsustainable development leading to rising contamination of the water environment. It’s time for the science and policy communities to step up with holistic solutions that address the full range of challenges to water quality.