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South Africa’s Energy Subsidies Tripled Since 2017, Hitting ZAR 172 Billion in 2020
Energy subsidies in South Africa more than tripled between FY2017 and FY2020 to ZAR 172 billion (USD 10.4 billion), with the highest subsidies allocated to fossil fuels, according to a new report.
Rising Trend in Investment Arbitrations Threatens to Undermine Climate Measures
New research from IISD highlights what could be at stake for climate action as negotiators continue discussions on modernizing the Energy Charter Treaty.
Cutting Mercury Inputs to Lakes Quickly Reduces Mercury in Fish We Eat
According to research conducted at IISD Experimental Lakes Area, reducing mercury pollution entering lakes lowers how much harmful mercury is found in freshwater fish destined for consumers’ plates.
Business-Led Task Force Makes Electrifying Canada Top Priority
Today marks the launch of Electrifying Canada, a business-led task force aimed at accelerating electrification across the nation.
23 Leading Canadian Environmental Organizations Release Detailed Proposals for Federal Environmental Action in Budget 2022
As Canada's Parliament prepares to reconvene next week, the Green Budget Coalition today issued a comprehensive set of recommendations on how the next federal Budget can meet the challenge of fighting the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss.
IISD Welcomes Launch of Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance, Honoured to Host its First Permanent Secretariat
Nine governments today took the critical first step towards phasing out oil and gas by becoming Members of the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA).
Gabonese Parliamentarians Learn About Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) are launching a capacity-building program on responsible investment in agriculture and food systems for members of the Parliament of the Gabonese Republic.
Canada Joins Historic Commitment to End International Fossil Fuel Finance by End of 2022
Civil society organizations welcome historic 20+ country-strong commitment to end international oil, gas, and coal finance by end of 2022, say others need to follow.
Canada announces CAD 10 million in funding to accelerate climate adaptation in developing countries
The Canadian government has announced that it will provide CAD 10 million in funding for the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network to support developing countries in accelerating their efforts to build resilience to the impacts of climate change.
Ahead of G20 Summit, Research Organizations Tracking Recovery Call for Greener COVID-19 Stimulus
One day before the G20 summit and just before COP 26, research organizations heading four recovery trackers have issued a joint statement urging further greening of COVID-19 response.