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    North American Energy Integration: Assessing oil and gas policy issues ahead of NAFTA renegotiation

    North American Energy Integration: Assessing oil and gas policy issues ahead of NAFTA renegotiation

    Mexico, Canada and the United States stand to benefit from increasing energy sector interconnectedness and coordination. What key environmental and fiscal policy areas related to oil and gas development provide opportunities for further harmonization? Read More
  • Paper
    Behavioral responses to annual temperature variation alter the dominant energy pathway, growth, and condition of a cold-water predator

    Behavioral responses to annual temperature variation alter the dominant energy pathway, growth, and condition of a cold-water predator

    Canadian scientists at IISD Experimental Lakes Area have discovered that certain lake predators are altering their behaviour due to climate change, revealing what the future may hold for these fish and their food.  Read More
  • Commentary
    Response to the United States Trade Representative’s Stated Objectives on NAFTA Negotiations: An environmental perspective

    Response to the United States Trade Representative’s Stated Objectives on NAFTA Negotiations: An environmental perspective

    On July 17, 2017, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published its Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA renegotiation. Taking a sustainable development perspective, this response examines the USTR objectives and how they directly or indirectly relate to sustainable growth through international trade and investment. Read More
  • Report
    Managing ASM: IGF Regional Workshop for Africa

    Managing ASM: IGF Regional Workshop for Africa

    A consortium of East African countries requested training on how to implement the IGF Guidance for Governments: Managing Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining. The workshop sought to enhance the capacities of government representatives from 14 African countries, create opportunities for knowledge sharing and establish a community of practice. Read More
  • Guidebook
    Financing National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes: Contributing to the achievement of nationally determined contribution (NDC) adaptation goals

    Financing National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes: Contributing to the achievement of nationally determined contribution (NDC) adaptation goals

    This guidance note aims to assist countries with determining how to secure the financing for their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    A Framework for Gender-Responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

    A Framework for Gender-Responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

    This brief discusses gender equality in the context of the formulation and implementation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs). Read More
  • Annual Report
    Equity and a Healthy Planet: IISD Annual Report 2016-2017

    Equity and a Healthy Planet: IISD Annual Report 2016-2017

    IISD's annual report for 2016-2017 presents stories from those who are working with us to ensure our economies are more sustainable, our environment is healthier, and our futures are more sustainable.  Read More
  • Blog
    Wetlands: Protecting us from floods and saving us money

    Wetlands: Protecting us from floods and saving us money

    Can wetlands protect us from floods, while also bringing us financial benefits? Hisham Osman thinks so... Read More
  • Brochure
    Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) Tool brochure

    Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) Tool brochure

    This brochure highlights IISD's Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) Tool, which helps governments assess the finanical impact of climate and other environmental, social, ecnomic and governance risks on infrastructure. Read More
  • Blog
    Behind the Scenes of the G20: a Substantive Process Leads to a Significant Statement

    Behind the Scenes of the G20: a Substantive Process Leads to a Significant Statement

    After months of working behind the scenes to help develop recommendations for G20 leaders, I can tell you that it is a substantive process that led to a significant statement. Read More