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The African Union's Ministerial Declaration on COVID-Related ISDS Risks gives AU governments further moral and political support as they make decisions aimed at limiting the economic devastation wrought by the pandemic while laying the groundwork for eradicating COVID-19 entirely and rebuilding their economies.
This Emerging Issues policy brief focuses on the potential transformative nature of solar photovoltaics and batteries when applied as solar-powered irrigation and is intended to highlight the risks and opportunities associated with these technologies.
While rarely in and of itself a sole driver of violence, climate change impacts can exacerbate traditional drivers of conflict. The international community must come together to help.
Join us at this event, alongside the WTO Ministerial, as we work to chart a new path for the greatest challenges of our time.
This discussion paper argues that, for developing countries in particular, structuring infrastructure as a business has many advantages over structuring infrastructure as a project.
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.