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As the global clean energy transition gathers pace, six emerging economies need to start adjusting their fiscal policies now to account for declining fossil fuel use—or risk a USD 278 billion gap in revenues by 2030, according to a new report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
A new report shows Glasgow Statement signatories must urgently implement their COP 26 pledge to end new international public support for fossil fuels by the 2022 deadline.
The new "agreement in principle" for a modernized Energy Charter Treaty falls short of pledges to make the trade and investment deal better suited to achieving international climate goals, IISD experts say.
Indonesia’s Energy Support Measures Hit IDR 279 Trillion in FY 2020 Disproportionately Benefitting Fossil Fuels
Energy support measures in Indonesia hit IDR 279 trillion in FY 2020, of which a staggering 88% was allocated to fossil fuels, according to a new report from IISD.
The deal marks a crucial step in moving the world's fisheries towards long-term sustainability and in multilateral efforts to address subsidies that harm the natural environment and the well-being of vulnerable communities.
A new report crunches the numbers on the latest IPCC data and concludes that global oil and gas production and consumption must decrease 30% by 2030.
The Nature for Climate Adaptation Initiative (NCAI) has one crucial goal: to help enable nature-based climate action that protects both livelihoods and biodiversity in the most vulnerable parts of the world.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is pleased to announce that its president and CEO, Richard Florizone, won a Visionary Leadership Award from the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) Manitoba, presented at its annual HR Excellence Awards ceremony this week.
A new report by IISD and CEEW finds that to achieve 2030 clean energy targets, more support—which may include subsidies—will be needed to scale up solar manufacturing, green hydrogen, and promising decentralized renewable energy technologies.
Study: Existing oil, gas, and coal extraction sites need to be closed down to stay within 1.5°C, findings show
Ceasing new oil, gas, and coal development is not enough—already built extraction facilities must be prematurely decommissioned—warns a new study released today in Environmental Research Letters.