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New Initiative to Boost Natural Infrastructure for Communities across Canada’s Prairies to Launch Tomorrow
A new 5-year initiative to scale up natural infrastructure in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba to ensure cleaner water and resilient communities launches tomorrow.
India's State Energy Firms Can Help Meet Clean Energy Goals and Avoid Cash Flow Shortfall En Route to Net Zero by 2070
The study, uses public sector undertakings in the coal sector to show how energy businesses can identify their future uncertainties while also identifying opportunities in the changing energy system.
Newly Released Text for Modernized Energy Charter Treaty Shows Too Many Potential Obstacles for Climate Action
The text of the agreement in principle to modernize the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) leaves unanswered too many crucial questions about the possibility of further fossil fuel carveouts and the exact timing of its entry into force—key factors that will determine its climate impact.
IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded CAD 11.7 million over the next five years from the Government of Canada through its Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Major Science Initiatives Fund.
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.