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As EU leaders meet in Versailles, energy is set to be a key topic. But leaders must ensure that the decisions they make to break away from Russian energy push the EU in the direction of sustainability, argue European sustainability think tanks.
In crafting the UN's Paris Agreement on climate change, world leaders said that the energy transition must be a just one, meaning it should be fair and inclusive while creating quality jobs. What does that mean in practice?
As the resumed Fifth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) gets underway, what can we learn about its role as a coordinator and catalyst for international environmental action?
Voluntary sustainability standards can be a valuable tool for tackling poverty. But for these standards to be truly effective, smallholder farmers must have a say in how these are designed and put into practice.
Just months after the global minimum tax was approved by over 130 countries, the agreement is quickly on its way to becoming a reality. What impact could this have for developing countries and how should they prepare?
IISD youth engagement and water policy expert Emily Kroft sat down with climate educator Kristina Hunter to discuss how youth climate activists can prepare for a lasting future in sustainability.
The coming year will be decisive for sustainable development governance, bringing us twice as many meetings of environmental treaty governing bodies as we would expect during non-COVID times.
A new sense of urgency for climate action is being felt all around the world, and governments are now accelerating national efforts to put adaptation at the heart of decision making.
At COP 26, a group of developed countries announced plans to provide climate finance to help South Africa move away from coal — but a crucial question is how to ensure these funds do not help another fossil fuel industry take off.
Canadian governments and businesses need a fully modelled scenario to 2050 for the energy sector in line with the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C target.