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The precautionary principle guides decision-makers to take action to protect the environment, safety, and public health when there is scientific uncertainty.
We've learned five lessons after months of environmental negotiations shifting to online platforms.
Thanks to the power of AI, we can 'model' better than ever—data gives us detailed and accurate blueprints of how Canada's fresh water is affected by climate change and pollution.
This report examines how voluntary sustainability standards can play a valuable role in addressing some of the social and environmental problems involved in soybean production.
The framework document for the IGF and ATAF's Future of Resources Taxation project.
While a recent amendment on fossil fuel investments is a promising sign that a modernized Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) could spur more ambitious climate action, there's still a long way to go.
This policy brief analyzes the coal-to-liquid fuel sector in South Africa, exploring the role of subsidies in driving the consumption of coal-derived fuels.
How can we do this effectively, responsibly, and sustainably?
Sustainable development policy has come a long way in 25 years, but we should not become complacent.
Investment Treaty News (ITN) is IISD's flagship journal on investment law and policy.