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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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  • Briefing Note
    How Green Public Procurement Became a Crucial Pillar for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Strategy

    How Green Public Procurement Became a Crucial Pillar for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Strategy

    This document provides an overview of the 3.5 year Green Public Procurement in Bhutan project, led by IISD and supported by the EU SWITCH-Asia program. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    Kerosene to Solar Swap Policy Brief 3: Sustainable Lighting Solutions for Rural Homes in India

    Kerosene to Solar Swap Policy Brief 3: Sustainable Lighting Solutions for Rural Homes in India

    This policy brief analyzes the current policy environment governing kerosene and off-grid solar use. It sets out a suite of detailed policy interventions that can be implemented to achieve a systemic transition from kerosene to solar for lighting in rural India. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    Kerosene to Solar Swap Policy Brief 2: Building a Market for Off Grid Solar Lighting

    Kerosene to Solar Swap Policy Brief 2: Building a Market for Off Grid Solar Lighting

    This policy brief looks at the current market situation for off-grid solar technologies in India and the current barriers to an enabling business environment for solar. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    Kerosene to Solar Swap Policy Brief 1: Kerosene Subsidies in India: The status quo, challenges and the emerging path to reform

    Kerosene to Solar Swap Policy Brief 1: Kerosene Subsidies in India: The status quo, challenges and the emerging path to reform

    This policy brief examines the current system of kerosene subsidies in India, looking at key issues and the impact subsidies have on the distribution of clean, off-grid solar lighting solutions. Read More
  • Blog
    Pan African Parliament President:

    Pan African Parliament President: "I believe in One Africa, One Voice. I believe in the integration of the continent."

    "I believe in One Africa, One Voice. I believe in the integration of the continent.": His Excellency the Honorable Nkodo Roger Dang, President of the Pan African Parliament, shared his thoughts on regional integration ahead of the parliament’s upcoming Continental Conference. Read More
  • Blog
    Président du Parlement panafricain: « Je crois en une Afrique, une voix. Je crois en l'intégration du continent. »

    Président du Parlement panafricain: « Je crois en une Afrique, une voix. Je crois en l'intégration du continent. »

    « Je crois que l’Afrique possède les forces vives et la volonté de relever les défis qui jalonnent son parcours. Je crois en une Afrique, une voix; je crois en l’intégration du continent. »: Son Excellence l’honorable Nkodo Roger Dang, Président du Parlement panafricain, partage ses pensées sur l’intégration régionale. Read More
  • Report
    IGF Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Rwanda

    IGF Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Rwanda

    This report presents the assessment results for Rwanda, with a view to helping the government target its efforts in implementing the IGF Mining Policy Framework, while informing capacity-building efforts and allowing for monitoring of progress over time. Read More
  • Report
    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