Poverty, environment, even traffic fatalities: UN’s sweeping sustainable development goals aim to fix everything — on paper

End glob­al hunger and all forms of mal­nu­tri­tion and pover­ty by 2030, along with all urban slums around the world. Halve the num­ber of deaths from road traf­fic acci­dents glob­al­ly (an esti­mat­ed 1.24 mil­lion in 2010, accord­ing to the World Health Orga­ni­za­tion) by the same date—and “reduce lev­els of vio­lence and halve relat­ed death rates […]