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Projected investments in new oil and gas fields by 2030, incompatible with limiting global warming to 1.5°C, could fully finance the wind and solar energy ramp-up required to stay within this target, finds a new report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
IISD is pleased to announce that it has joined the Global Battery Alliance (GBA) as a non-profit member. The GBA is a public–private collaboration platform founded in 2017 at the World Economic Forum to help establish a sustainable battery value chain by 2030.
IISD Mourns the Passing of Ciata Bishop, Advisor and Advocate for Responsible Agricultural Investment
IISD is saddened by the recent loss of Ciata Bishop, a longtime friend and advisor to our team, and a passionate advocate for ensuring that investment is conducted sustainably and with the involvement of the communities affected.
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.