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The world has enough money to fund sustainable development, yet there is a financing gap and a persistent digital divide to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
This report offers a template for Canadian champions and funders of natural infrastructure projects to make a business case for specific projects.
Fit for Purpose? Toward trade rules that support fossil fuel subsidy reform and the clean energy transition
How can the World Trade Organization (WTO) better support fossil fuel subsidy reform? This report examines the challenges and opportunities of tackling fossil fuel subsidies more effectively through the WTO.
The honour is in recognition of his decades-long commitment to—and influence in—promoting environmentally sustainable development around the world.
A report on survey responses from IGF members about COVID-19 impacts on the ASM sector.
This analysis provides a better understanding of the extent to which EbA, as a tool for adaptation, can be integrated into NAP processes.
Only with an understanding of who is most vulnerable—and why—can we identify strategies that address real needs, ensuring no one is left behind.
This paper from IISD's Best Practices series takes a deep dive into the legal principles, arbitral jurisprudence, and lessons learned from how compensation is treated in investor–state arbitration, while presenting possible options for reform.
The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act was tabled today. IISD commends the government for working to advance this legislation and continue tackling the climate crisis.
Energy efficiency and retrofits are playing a big role in COVID-19 recovery plans. We sit down with the policy director at Efficiency Canada to talk about what this looks like in practice.