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    What the mighty mangrove tells us about our broken relationship with nature

    What the mighty mangrove tells us about our broken relationship with nature

    Mangrove trees can sequester up to ten times as much of our carbon pollution as rainforests and help defend against flooding. Their roots help anchor shorelines around the world, protecting coasts from the devastating impacts of storm waves. Read More
  • Report
    E-commerce in the World Trade Organization: History and latest developments in the negotiations under the Joint Statement

    E-commerce in the World Trade Organization: History and latest developments in the negotiations under the Joint Statement

    This negotiating brief was prepared for the Geneva Seminar held on January 29, 2020, on the Joint Statement Initiative (JSI) devoted to electronic commerce, which involves a group of World Trade Organization (WTO) Members. Read More
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    Investment Facilitation: History and the latest developments in the structured discussions

    Investment Facilitation: History and the latest developments in the structured discussions

    This negotiating brief was prepared for the January 28, 2020 seminar in Geneva on the Joint Statement Initiative on Investment Facilitation. Read More
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    Health Co-Benefits from NDC Implementation in China

    Health Co-Benefits from NDC Implementation in China

    This report summarizes the policy efforts that the country is undertaking to meet its NDC targets and the related expected health co-benefits, based on recent scientific literature. It compares public budget allocations to health, climate change-related measures and subsidies to fossil fuels. Read More
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    Global Market Report: Sugar

    Global Market Report: Sugar

    Voluntary sustainability standard sugar production is on the rise with continued growth expected. Read More
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    Buildings and Construction: A Sleeping Giant for Climate Action

    Buildings and Construction: A Sleeping Giant for Climate Action

    Today, the construction and operation of buildings is responsible for 40% of all energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Energy demand from this sector is expected to grow by another 50% by 2050. Read More
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    SAVi Database: A primer

    SAVi Database: A primer

    IISD has developed a database of available knowledge on the valuation of infrastructure project externalities, costs and climate risks. This publication demonstrates how we use the database for the assessments of infrastructure projects with the SAVi methodology.  Read More
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    Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) of a Public Bicycle Sharing System in Dwarka, New Delhi, India: A focus on the environmental, social and economic impacts of non-motorized transport infrastructure

    Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) of a Public Bicycle Sharing System in Dwarka, New Delhi, India: A focus on the environmental, social and economic impacts of non-motorized transport infrastructure

    This SAVi assessment values the environmental, social and economic benefits generated by a public bicycle sharing system. Its results demonstrate how the transport system delivers to sustainable mobility targets in Delhi. Read More
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    Enhancing Biodiversity in a Changing Climate | A PRAC webinar

    Enhancing Biodiversity in a Changing Climate | A PRAC webinar

    This webinar, hosted by the Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC), focused on how climate change could impact the biodiversity of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Read More
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    Deep Dive Into Fisheries Subsidies, Part 2: Cheap gas and free nets causing problems for shrimp

    Deep Dive Into Fisheries Subsidies, Part 2: Cheap gas and free nets causing problems for shrimp

    Stories of success in Latin American fishing communities have nothing to do with the price of gas or getting cheap equipment. Instead, there must be a system that protects their business from illegal fishing. Read More