The Knowledge to Act
More

Library

IISD Library

Share This

Recently Added

  • Briefing Note
    Force Majeure and COVID-19: Legal risks of a double-edged sword

    Force Majeure and COVID-19: Legal risks of a double-edged sword

    This breifing note offers expert advice for governments on how to approach force majeure claims and defences amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
  • Report
    Joint Statement on Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises: History and latest developments in the Informal Working Group

    Joint Statement on Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises: History and latest developments in the Informal Working Group

    This brief outlines the history and developments of MSME-related discussions in the World Trade Organization (WTO) context, looking specifically at MSME-related issues at the WTO as well as in other forums and contexts. Read More
  • Blog
    Resilient Recovery: Using climate adaptation plans to build back better

    Resilient Recovery: Using climate adaptation plans to build back better

    Though focused on climate change, National Adaptation Plans offer important assessments of the risks a country faces and can be valuable in devising comprehensive pandemic response strategies. Read More
  • Report
    Code Shift: The environmental significance of the 2022 amendments to the Harmonized System

    Code Shift: The environmental significance of the 2022 amendments to the Harmonized System

    This report explains how recent amendments to the harmonized coding system used to track international merchandise trade will help improve the monitoring of trade in both environmentally sensitive products and environmental goods. Read More
  • Blog
    Building Back Better Is the Right Thing to Do. It Also Makes Good Economic Sense.

    Building Back Better Is the Right Thing to Do. It Also Makes Good Economic Sense.

    Canada must focus on building back better in order to set us on a path toward net-zero emissions and even greater economic growth. Read More
  • Blog
    We Can Prevent a COVID-19 Hunger Crisis if We Look Back and Learn

    We Can Prevent a COVID-19 Hunger Crisis if We Look Back and Learn

    The world now faces the risk of a dramatic rise in hunger, barely 12 years after the devastating food price crisis. What can be learned from the past? Read More
  • Policy Brief
    Potential Implementation Steps of a WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies

    Potential Implementation Steps of a WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies

    As members of the WTO negotiate new rules to curb harmful fisheries subsidies, this policy brief examines the potential steps governments could take to implement successful subsidy reform that promotes more sustainable fisheries. Read More
  • Blog
    Canada’s Task to Leave No One Behind During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Canada’s Task to Leave No One Behind During COVID-19 Pandemic

    In their COVID-19 responses, Canadian leaders are making public commitments to protect and prioritize vulnerable groups during the pandemic. Read More
  • Brochure
    Tomorrow Needs Us Today: Water (brochure)

    Tomorrow Needs Us Today: Water (brochure)

    Learn how your voice and actions can inspire generations to come. Your critical support will allow us to expand our research to keep tackling emerging threats to one of the most essential elements we need to survive: fresh water.  Read More
  • Blog
    How COVID-19 Could Impact the Clean Energy Transition

    How COVID-19 Could Impact the Clean Energy Transition

    Peter Wooders and Ivetta Gerasimchuk met virtually to discuss the impact that COVID-19 could have on the clean energy transition, from renewables to fossil fuel subsidies. Read More