The International Institute for Sustainable Development is deeply saddened at the passing of The Right Honorable Brian Mulroney, former Prime Minister of Canada (1984 – 93).
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More than a dozen countries are meeting in Victoria Falls under the "Peer Learning Forum" with a focus on transitioning from planning to implementation in the national adaptation plan process. The engagement is being co-hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Climate and Wildlife and the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
At a time when several African countries are seriously considering signing the Energy Charter Treaty, the United Kingdom has decided to withdraw from this mechanism set up to protect energy investments. The treaty is hotly contested and accused of protecting investments in fossil fuels.
It has been more than one year since the gavel came down at the last UN biodiversity summit, where almost every country in the world agreed on a plan to protect nature.
A sewage leak that has dumped hundreds of millions of litres of untreated sewage into the Red River has slowed dramatically after crews installed a second pump on a bypass system, the City of Winnipeg says.
The UK has joined nine EU member states in exiting the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), a controversial investment pact weaponized by big emitters to sue governments — most recently for phasing out fossil fuels.
In many ways, the COVID-19 pandemic is not over yet. While the world may seem to have moved on when it comes to our quotidian practices, we never fail to be struck by the continuing prevalence of sanitizers, masks, tests, and cleaning agents present in places of work, homes, and stores. What impact does this have on our environment?
India is likely to advocate for securing the interests of its artisanal fishers while facilitating the growth of the fishing sector at the World Trade Organisation’s 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) in Abu Dhabi later this month.
The investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) system could be putting climate action at risk in emerging and developing economies as investors in fossil fuel projects angle for compensation, experts say.
As governments face increasing pressure to protect their forests, new research highlights the importance of sharing the wins and setbacks of tried and tested action in the Global South.