From circular economy to environmental cooperation in FTA negotiations, this third edition of the IISD Trade and Sustainability Review covers a range of policy issues from the intersection of trade and sustainable development.
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This report reviews existing net-zero commitments and circular economy plans and assesses the potential impact of core components of such policies on developing country exports.
Driving Demand: Assessing the impacts and opportunities of the electric vehicle revolution on cobalt and lithium raw material production and trade
This report assesses the impacts and opportunities of the electric vehicle revolution on cobalt and lithium raw material production and trade, with a focus on Chile and Congo DRC
This report reviews the COVID-19 response of G7 nations and other participants at the 2021 G7 Leaders' Summit and assesses their contribution to building back better.
This report considers options for subsidy targeting in India by using a survey of over 900 households to analyze the distribution of LPG subsidies in the state of Jharkhand.
This report lays out concrete options for governments to achieve net-zero and sustainable development goals by using recovery spending to support the transition to clean energy and a resilient, fossil-free economy.
Fit for Purpose? Toward trade rules that support fossil fuel subsidy reform and the clean energy transition
How can the World Trade Organization (WTO) better support fossil fuel subsidy reform?
Who benefits most from residential electricity subsidies in Jharkhand? We find a low share of benefits going to the poorest and recommend different strategies for state authorities to improve subsidy distribution.
How do fossil fuel subsidies affect competitiveness and trade in various markets, and what is the likely scale of such impacts? This paper sheds light on the relevance of fossil fuel subsidies from an international trade policy perspective, in particular for the WTO.
This report identifies knowledge gaps that are limiting policy making for better targeting of energy access subsidies in India. It identifies a number of targeting interventions that could be employed to better target subsidies for electricity and LPG.