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    Good COP, Bad COP: Reflections from a climate change conference

    Good COP, Bad COP: Reflections from a climate change conference

    Stresses and worries after the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland, comes to an end... but hope, too. Read More
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    Belief in Climate Change in the Age of Trump

    Belief in Climate Change in the Age of Trump

    Will more evidence affect climate action, or are we entering a new Dark Age characterized by willful ignorance? Scott Vaughan reflects as COP24 fails to make the necessary progress. Read More
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    Real People, Real Change – Strategies for Just Energy Transitions

    Real People, Real Change – Strategies for Just Energy Transitions

    This report aims to support governments of both developed and developing countries in their endeavour to make energy transitions just. Read More
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    Do Voluntary Standards Actually Stop Biodiversity Loss?

    Do Voluntary Standards Actually Stop Biodiversity Loss?

    Protecting our biodiversity is a complex challenge many voluntary sustainability standards are trying to address. We see look at their strengths and weaknesses. Read More
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    How IISD Is Contributing to Inclusive, Global Food Security

    How IISD Is Contributing to Inclusive, Global Food Security

    We are proud to announce the Canadian Food Security Policy Group (FSPG) recently confirmed IISD as an associate member. Read More
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    How ECOWAS Parliamentarians are Advancing Gender Equality in Agriculture

    How ECOWAS Parliamentarians are Advancing Gender Equality in Agriculture

    How the ECOWAS Parliamentary Network fosters food security, women’s empowerment and investment in agriculture. Read More
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    We Must Study Marijuana's Impact on the Environment Before It's Too Late

    We Must Study Marijuana's Impact on the Environment Before It's Too Late

    How could marijuana impact freshwater supplies? The focus on human health with Canada’s legalization has highlighted the lack of discussion on the potential environmental effects. Read More
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    Supporting Global Adaptation Action: NAP Global Network 2017-18 Progress Report

    Supporting Global Adaptation Action: NAP Global Network 2017-18 Progress Report

    This progress report focuses on the NAP Global Network's activities from November 2017 to November 2018. It also provides an update on the Network’s overall progress. Read More
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    Freshwater Lakes’ Pollution Problems Go Beyond Plastics

    Freshwater Lakes’ Pollution Problems Go Beyond Plastics

    Focusing solely on plastic pollution ignores the myriad problems — from algae to pollution — that plague our lakes Read More
  • Report
    Subsidy Swap: Reducing fossil fuel subsidies through energy efficiency and renewable energy in Zambia

    Subsidy Swap: Reducing fossil fuel subsidies through energy efficiency and renewable energy in Zambia

    This report examines the potential of subsidy reform to improve cost recovery in the electricity sector and promote clean energy and energy efficiency in Zambia. Read More