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    Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Give the 2020 Environmental Agenda a Much-Needed Boost?

    Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Give the 2020 Environmental Agenda a Much-Needed Boost?

    COVID-19 has changed everything. But if we take the right steps and trust science, there's potential for a lot of good to happen. Read More
  • Report
    Analyse comparative des textes juridiques applicables à l'exploitation minière artisanale de l'or dans l'espace UEMOA

    Analyse comparative des textes juridiques applicables à l'exploitation minière artisanale de l'or dans l'espace UEMOA

    Soutenir l’innovation et promouvoir des pratiques vertueuses dans l’exploitation artisanale de l’or à travers des réformes législatives dans l’espace UEMOA. Read More
  • Blog
    Three Ways the Coronavirus is Shaping Sustainable Development

    Three Ways the Coronavirus is Shaping Sustainable Development

    This pandemic and the global recovery from it will impact the future of sustainable development. Here are three key themes that are emerging. Read More
  • Commentary
    Help Canada’s workers now—but don’t lock us into a high-carbon future

    Help Canada’s workers now—but don’t lock us into a high-carbon future

    Instead of a bailout for Canada's oil and gas sector, government and industry should pursue investments that will help develop new energy solutions and markets: IISD's Richard Florizone in The Hill Times. Read More
  • Blog
    Who will pay for Alberta's orphan wells?

    Who will pay for Alberta's orphan wells?

    Alberta's orphan wells require proper decommissioning to prevent harm to the environment and surrounding community. Who will pay for this? Read More
  • Best Practices
    IISD Best Practices Series: Terminating a Bilateral Investment Treaty

    IISD Best Practices Series: Terminating a Bilateral Investment Treaty

    This paper examines recent state practice in bilateral investment treaty (BIT) terminations and related drafting, along with presenting options for states interested in addressing their stock of older BITs through termination and renegotiation. Read More
  • Report
    Expert Consultation with Financial Service Providers: Understanding the sustainability issues agricultural producers need to consider to be investment ready and access finance

    Expert Consultation with Financial Service Providers: Understanding the sustainability issues agricultural producers need to consider to be investment ready and access finance

    This paper presents the results of a consultation that IISD's State of Sustainability Initiatives (SSI) conducted with over 50 financial service providers in order to better understand the risks and sustainability issues that they consider relevant when assessing finance requests from agricultural producers. Read More
  • Report
    Exploring the Trade Impacts of Fossil Fuel Subsidies

    Exploring the Trade Impacts of Fossil Fuel Subsidies

    How do fossil fuel subsidies affect competitiveness and trade in various markets, and what is the likely scale of such impacts? This paper sheds light on the relevance of fossil fuel subsidies from an international trade policy perspective, in particular for the WTO. Read More
  • Blog
    COVID-19: How to fight disease outbreaks with data

    COVID-19: How to fight disease outbreaks with data

    We can analyze data across the world to identify and predict disease outbreaks. But synthesizing and standardizing it at a global level is a complicated task. Read More
  • Report
    Achieving Low Solar Energy Price in Indonesia: Lessons learned from the Gulf Cooperation Council region and India

    Achieving Low Solar Energy Price in Indonesia: Lessons learned from the Gulf Cooperation Council region and India

    While solar energy has exploded in India and the Gulf Cooperation Council region, it has lagged significantly in Indonesia. This report examines why this has been the case and what Indonesia can do to catch up to others in growing the renewable energy sector in the country. Read More