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  • March 07, 2017

    Ecuador reaffirms its commitment to sustainable mining by joining IGF

    The Government of Ecuador expressed its commitment to good governance of the mining sector by joining the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF.)

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  • February 13, 2017

    Ending Fossil Fuel Production Subsidies Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 37 Gt over 2017-2050; study

    A complete removal of subsidies for the production of fossil fuels today would result in a steady decline in greenhouse gas emissions between now and 2050 as more oil, gas and coal is left in the ground.

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  • January 27, 2017

    Expert Alert: Mercury and Fresh Water

    IISD Experimental Lakes Area is able to offer expertise to media on the effects of mercury on fresh water.

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  • January 19, 2017

    IGF releases guidance to help governments manage artisanal and small-scale mining

    Governments struggling to manage the complex and sometimes chaotic artisanal and small scale-mining sector have a new toolkit: a guidance developed by the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF).

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