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  • Policy Brief
    WTO Negotiations on Fisheries Subsidies: What's the state of play?

    WTO Negotiations on Fisheries Subsidies: What's the state of play?

    With only a few months left to conclude WTO talks on fisheries subsidies, this update provides an overview of the draft consolidated text circulated by the Chair of negotiations on June 25, 2020. It highlights the key decisions WTO Members will need to make to reach an agreement. Read More
  • Report
    Tomorrow Needs Us Today: IISD’s 2020-2025 Strategic Direction

    Tomorrow Needs Us Today: IISD’s 2020-2025 Strategic Direction

    We are guided by five core priorities—Climate, Resources, Economies, Act Together and Engage—which form our CREATE strategy, presented in this document. Read More
  • Interactive
    Energy Policy Tracker

    Energy Policy Tracker

    Are we building back better? Every Wednesday, our experts provide new analysis of support for fossil fuels and clean energy. Read More
  • Blog
    G20 Recovery Packages Benefit Fossil Fuels More Than Clean Energy

    G20 Recovery Packages Benefit Fossil Fuels More Than Clean Energy

    Are we building back better? EnergyPolicyTracker.org is a new website showcasing weekly updated analysis of COVID-19 government policy responses from a climate and energy perspective. Early findings show that G20 countries have committed at least USD 151 billion to fossil fuels in recovery packages. Read More
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    Sustainable Asset Valuation of the Kalivaç and Poçem Hydropower Projects

    Sustainable Asset Valuation of the Kalivaç and Poçem Hydropower Projects

    The SAVi results suggest that the hydropower assets cannot be considered a preferable solution to generate electricity for the Albanian people as they cause higher costs to communities, the environment and the state than they generate benefits.  Read More
  • Report
    Toolkit for Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

    Toolkit for Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

    This toolkit aims to help governments develop strategies for the effective engagement of private sector actors in the NAP process.  Read More
  • Commentary
    Foreign Investment in Decline: An opportunity for more responsible and sustainable food systems

    Foreign Investment in Decline: An opportunity for more responsible and sustainable food systems

    UNCTAD predicted last month that COVID-19 would cause a 40% drop in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2020. Developing regions will be the worst hit given their heavy reliance on extractive industries and global value chains, which have been impacted by the pandemic. A dramatic drop in FDI could worsen the situation and lead to a race to the bottom as low- and middle-income countries compete for dwindling levels of FDI in agriculture. Read More
  • Report
    Green Strings: Principles and conditions for a green recovery from COVID-19 in Canada

    Green Strings: Principles and conditions for a green recovery from COVID-19 in Canada

    Endorsed by Canada's leading environmental groups, this paper sets out seven "green strings" recommendations: key principles, criteria and conditionalities to apply to government measures to ensure a green recovery from COVID-19. Read More
  • Video
    Prairie Wildfire Risk in a Changing Climate | A PRAC Webinar

    Prairie Wildfire Risk in a Changing Climate | A PRAC Webinar

    This webinar, hosted by the Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC), focused on how fire risk on the Prairies is projected to change due to climate change and how different levels of governments are currently working to reduce these risks and protect communities. Read More
  • Report
    Global Market Report: Cotton

    Global Market Report: Cotton

    This report examines how voluntary sustainability standards are performing in the cotton sector. Read More