Sharp opinion and analysis on issues that are critical to sustainable development.
Raisons pour lesquelles nous devrions nous inquiéter à propos de la richesse du CanadaIn a French-language blog post, Scott Vaughan and Robert Smith explain why we need to reconsider how we measure wealth in Canada. Read More
As U.S. and Canadian Climate Policies Diverge, How Do We Ensure Canada’s Competitiveness?With relatively new administrations on both sides of the border, the United States and Canada have staked out opposing views on climate change. That has environmentalists and businesses worried. This has potentially damaging consequences for Canada’s trade competitiveness. Read More
Durwood Zaelke Talks HFCs, Kigali and MultilateralismThe Montreal Protocol was recently amended to set up a pathway to phase out HFCs after talks in Kigali, Rwanda. We spoke with Durwood Zaelke, who was present at the talks and highly instrumental in the process, to give us an inside look into the Kigali talks, explain why phasing out HFCs is so important and indicate where we go from here. Read More
Freshwater Stewardship in CanadaScott Vaughan explains how IISD is bridging the gap between freshwater science and policy, and how it plans to celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary. Read More