Two-thirds of proposed liquified gas terminals and power plants are unlikely to be built, due to cost, policy and infrastructure woes, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.
Next week, representatives from countries worldwide will haggle on strategies to drive down emissions and barter on policies to prevent a climate crisis. Here is your guide to the key debates and issues.
V. Shankar –
One-size-fits-all policies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions will not work. Unless developed countries recognise the challenges confronting developing and emerging economies and take appropriate steps to help them achieve net-zero emissions, we will all be worse off.
Collective action against sexual harassment did not emerge with the #MeToo campaign. In several countries, particularly in the Global South, that campaign has overshadowed existing movements and impeded ongoing struggles for women’s rights.
Measuring Sustainable Competitiveness: The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index (GSCI) is based on quantitative indicators grouped in 5 pillars that define the competitiveness of a nation: natural capital, resource intensity, social capital, intellectual capital, and governance. All …
Three new reports build on the International Institute for Sustainable Development's work with government and civil society on reforming fossil-fuel subsidies. Led by the IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative, these studies …