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A compendium of best practices for governments to manage the full range of issues in the mining sector.
This backpacker’s guide to the world of climate change negotiations sums up key challenges faced by negotiators and ways to overcome these problems.
Enhancing water retention infrastructure in Manitoba can provide numerous benefits, especially if it is naturalized and is located, designed, and maintained strategically.
Statement: CETP signatories must stick to their commitment to fully prioritize international public finance for clean energy
A group of civil society organizations have released a statement calling on signatories to the Clean Energy Transition Partnership to meet their commitment to prioritize support for clean energy.
This analysis delves into the Foreign Pollution Fee Act, expressing concerns about its complexity, excessive discretionary power, and a perceived emphasis on geopolitics over global climate protection.
By sharing promising practices and lessons learned, these case studies seek to inform and inspire adaptation practitioners and planners to help ensure that biodiversity co-benefits are captured throughout the lifetime of a project.
This report analyzes the extent to which producers are included in the governance of agricultural standards and recommends ways for standard-setting organizations to give producers opportunities to help steer their course.
This Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) assessment is a comprehensive analysis of the costs and benefits of a proposed highway project in Uzbekistan.
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company in a Changing World: Navigating the energy transition and safeguarding investors
This case study examines the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) as one of the important players in a Paris-aligned transition.
Assessing National Oil Companies' Transition Plans: An essential tool for banks, investors, and regulators
This brief offers guidance to investors, banks, standard setters, and governments on how national oil companies can enhance their low-carbon transition plans in line with the Paris Agreement.