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IISD publishes objective, independent, high-quality research including books, reports, working papers and other materials covering all sustainable development themes. 

The IISD Library includes reports, issue briefs, books, working papers and other materials capturing much of IISD's institutional and research history.

IISD's publications are available to download as PDF files at no charge. Hard copies of many of these are also available for sale. See our Permissions & Licensing Policy. We are occasionally able to reprint bulk orders of out-of-print publications (a minimum of 50 copies). For further information on such special orders, please contact the Publications Coordinator. If you have any trouble finding specific titles in the database or have any questions about our publications, please contact us.

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  • Blog
    Developing Future Leaders: Meet Kali Taylor, a Global Shaper

    Developing Future Leaders: Meet Kali Taylor, a Global Shaper

    We check in with Kali Taylor, who has just been named a "Global Shaper," to learn more about the Global Shapers program and what she hopes it will bring for her, both personally and professionally. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    Tracking the SDGs in Canadian Cities: SDG 3

    Tracking the SDGs in Canadian Cities: SDG 3

    This briefing note is the second in the series Tracking the SDGs in Canadian Cities which reviews data from 14 Canadian cities found on the IISD-SDG Indicator Portal. Read More
  • Interactive
    Manitoba Bioeconomy Atlas

    Manitoba Bioeconomy Atlas

    The Manitoba Bioeconomy Atlas demonstrates the economic and ecological value of common wetland plants as a marketable feedstock for biomass energy—all with the goal of creating a healthier Lake Winnipeg basin and developing a Manitoba bioeconomy. Read More
  • Report
    Gender and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: An audit of data on energy subsidies, energy use and gender in Indonesia

    Gender and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: An audit of data on energy subsidies, energy use and gender in Indonesia

    This study provides an initial investigation into LPG subsidies and their reform and gender in Indonesia by examining the available data on household use of energy and relevant gender issues. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    Biodiversity and Infrastructure: A better nexus?

    Biodiversity and Infrastructure: A better nexus?

    In this brief, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provide initial policy guidance for parties to consider prior to COP 14 in Egypt on how biodiversity mainstreaming can be reconciled with the infrastructure sector.  Read More
  • Book
    From Bali to Marrakech: A decade of international climate negotiations

    From Bali to Marrakech: A decade of international climate negotiations

    This book builds on IISD's Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) coverage of a decade of climate change negotiations from the meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) in Bali, Indonesia in 2017 to Marrakech, Morocco in 2016. Read More
  • Discussion Paper
    Clean Fuel Standard: Summary of stakeholder written comments on the Discussion Paper

    Clean Fuel Standard: Summary of stakeholder written comments on the Discussion Paper

    The Government of Canada published the Clean Fuel Standard: Discussion Paper to seek stakeholder feedback and received comments from across economic sectors, environmental organizations, academia and the public.   Read More
  • Commentary
    Environmental and Public Interest Considerations in NAFTA Renegotiation

    Environmental and Public Interest Considerations in NAFTA Renegotiation

    This commentary supports and contributes to propositions on how NAFTA parties should seek to modernize the agreement for the benefit of the North American public and ecosystems. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    India Energy Subsidy October 2017

    India Energy Subsidy October 2017

    A briefing on issues related to energy subsidies, energy policy and sustainable development in India.  Read More
  • Blog
    Manitoba's Carbon Pricing Plan: What it gets right, and where we go from here

    Manitoba's Carbon Pricing Plan: What it gets right, and where we go from here

    The Government of Manitoba has just announced A Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan. Jane McDonald breaks down the plan piece by piece to look at the pledges made and explore where the province needs to go from here.  Read More