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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.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is pleased to announce that Martha Casey has been appointed its new Vice-President Operations and Business Transformation, beginning May 24.
"IISD is incredibly thankful to the federal government for committing to this meaningful investment that will support and grow the operations of IISD-ELA—truly the world’s freshwater laboratory," said Richard Florizone, President and CEO of IISD.
A new online platform from the NAP Global Network Secretariat aims to help government officials and stakeholders involved in the long-term planning to build a country's resilience to current and future climate change impacts.
There is no need for South Africa to invest in a gas-to-power sector at this time and pushing ahead with such plans could negatively impact the country’s economy and climate, according to a new report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) released today.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is pleased to welcome Benjamin Simmons as Director of Sustainable Infrastructure and the Nature-based Infrastructure Global Resource Centre.
Rich countries must end oil and gas production by 2034 to keep the world on track for 1.5°C and give poorer nations longer to replace their income from fossil fuel production, finds a new report from a leading climate scientist at the University of Manchester released today.