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  • Policy Brief
    G7 Fossil Fuel Subsidy Scorecard: Tracking the phase-out of fiscal support and public finance for oil, gas and coal

    G7 Fossil Fuel Subsidy Scorecard: Tracking the phase-out of fiscal support and public finance for oil, gas and coal

    While progress is being made to transition away from fossil fuels, this analysis shows that G7 governments continue to provide at least USD 100 billion in subsidies to the production and use of coal, oil and gas that may hinder or delay these shifts.  Read More
  • Report
    The Health Cost of Coal in Indonesia

    The Health Cost of Coal in Indonesia

    This paper looks at the health impacts of coal, including related non-communicable diseases and their costs to Indonesians, suggesting several ways the country could reduce coal's negative impacts. Read More
  • Blog
    Why Social Innovation Is Crucial in Mining

    Why Social Innovation Is Crucial in Mining

    Social innovation has been recognized as crucial for the future of the mining industry. In this blog, we interview Alec Crawford, Senior Researcher at IISD, about his thoughts on social innovation in the sector. Read More
  • Blog
    IISD Contributes to the Annual Meeting of the New Development Bank

    IISD Contributes to the Annual Meeting of the New Development Bank

    IISD applauds the New Development Bank for setting out a clear target whereby two thirds of its portfolio will advance sustainable infrastructure as well as their strategic focus on clean energy, irrigation and water resource management. Read More
  • Policy Brief
     sNAPshot | Funding Adaptation Through Cambodia’s National Budget

    sNAPshot | Funding Adaptation Through Cambodia’s National Budget

    The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes underway in a growing number of developing countries require significant funding that is expected to come from a mix of sources, including domestic public finance, international public finance and private finance. Read More
  • Blog
    Can Sustainability Standards Help Protect the World’s Biodiversity?

    Can Sustainability Standards Help Protect the World’s Biodiversity?

    Voluntary sustainability standards provide an opportunity to reduce agriculture's impact on biodiversity and promote best practices. On World Biodiversity Day, we interview IISD expert Vivek Voora, on on how standards can impact biodiversity.  Read More
  • Speech
    IISD Speech: President and CEO Scott Vaughan at Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Fun, Profit and Saving the Earth event

    IISD Speech: President and CEO Scott Vaughan at Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Fun, Profit and Saving the Earth event

    IISD President and CEO Scott Vaughan spoke to nearly 400 business leaders about how transitioning to a green economy can help Winnipeg weather climate change. Read More
  • Blog
    Food for Thought: Weighing up health and investment in the age of the new pandemic

    Food for Thought: Weighing up health and investment in the age of the new pandemic

    Obesity is increasing in developing countries and trade agreements could help monitor this. Read more to find out how. Read More
  • Report
    Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Challenges and opportunities for greater participation

    Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Challenges and opportunities for greater participation

    This report from the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development highlights the key challenges and opportunities women in ASM face, including access to finance, access to equipment and technology, institutional support and services and more. Read More
  • Report
    The End of Coal: Alberta's coal phase-out

    The End of Coal: Alberta's coal phase-out

    Alberta implements one of the most ambitious coal phase-outs the world over. What are the politics and economics behind it? Learn more from our new report.  Read More