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Statement from IISD on Canada’s Commitment to Fresh Water in Budget 2022
"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.
Discover Key Trends in How Countries are Planning for Climate Change
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.
Investing in Gas-Fired Power Would Likely be a ‘Costly Mistake’ for South Africa
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.
IISD Welcomes Benjamin Simmons
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 for a Fair 1.5°C Transition
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.
Glasgow Climate Pledges at Risk From Investment Disputes
Promising climate pledges were announced at COP 26 last November, but new IISD analysis indicates that progress could be undermined by the Energy Charter Treaty.
Indonesia Must Quadruple its Annual Renewable Investment Target
Indonesia should quadruple its annual investment target for new and renewable energy to over USD 8 billion by 2025, according to a new brief by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
What Comes Next for Trade and Sustainability at the WTO Ministerial Conference?
Join us as we reconvene alongside the WTO Ministerial Conference to continue the conversations we started during our inaugural Trade and Sustainability Hub last year.
Environmental reporting team marks 30 years as key negotiations approach
The need for Earth Negotiation Bulletin’s transparency is clear as countries debate marine plastics treaty, biodiversity targets, climate action, and other issues.
Canada’s Provinces Provided at Least CAD 2.5 Billion in Fossil Fuel Subsidies Last Year
Provincial governments are still providing billions of dollars to prop up fossil fuels, concludes a new report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) tallying subsidies in Canada’s four major oil and gas producing provinces.