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While climate change and the biodiversity crisis are driving demand for nature-based solutions (NbS), the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process can encourage and strategize the use of nature-driven solutions like ecosystem-based solutions (EbA).
IISD energy expert Vanessa Corkal sat down with Aliénor Rougeot, coordinator of Fridays for Future Toronto, to get her take on Canada’s green recovery.
This brief explores Export Development Canada's history in providing fossil fuel subsidies and support and proposes concrete actions to ensure future spending is aligned with climate action.
This brief explores recent momentum on hydrogen and evaluates potential implications for subsidies for fossil fuel-based hydrogen given the government's commitments on fossil fuel subsidies.
This brief focuses on 2020 fiscal commitments by the Canadian federal government in key energy-related sectors in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, drawing on data from the Energy Policy Tracker.
Federal fossil fuel subsidies in Canada reached at least CAD 1.9 billion in 2020 in part due to responses to COVID-19.
The history of private sector engagement in sustainable development is rife with controversy—and some genuine transformation.
How does Canada stack up when it comes to climate policy in agriculture?
Informed by a review of the literature on climate change, adaptation, and SRHR, this report explores the extent to which NAP processes recognize the linkages between climate change adaptation and the realization of SRHR, including maternal and newborn health, voluntary modern contraception, and gender-based violence.
As we see yet another reminder of one of the Energy Charter Treaty's core drafting flaws, our expert takes stock of current efforts to modernize it.