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IISD publishes objective, independent, high-quality research including books, reports, working papers and other materials covering all sustainable development themes. 

The IISD Library includes reports, issue briefs, books, working papers and other materials capturing much of IISD's institutional and research history.

IISD's publications are available to download as PDF files at no charge. Hard copies of many of these are also available for sale. See our Permissions & Licensing Policy. We are occasionally able to reprint bulk orders of out-of-print publications (a minimum of 50 copies). For further information on such special orders, please contact the Publications Coordinator. If you have any trouble finding specific titles in the database or have any questions about our publications, please contact us.

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  • Commentary
    Carbon Dividends Could Save Carbon Pricing – and Create a New National Climate Consensus

    Carbon Dividends Could Save Carbon Pricing – and Create a New National Climate Consensus

    Dividend payouts could hold the key to Canada's carbon pricing strategy getting back on track. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    Transforming Agriculture in Africa & Asia: What are the policy priorities?

    Transforming Agriculture in Africa & Asia: What are the policy priorities?

    This report uses a first-of-its kind analytical framework that tracks the performance of 117 countries over 45 years to understand which agricultural policies have succeeded or failed. Read More
  • Report
    How The World is Using New Technologies for a Sustainable Planet

    How The World is Using New Technologies for a Sustainable Planet

    Across the globe, innovations from the Internet of Things to Artificial Intelligence are building a sustainable future for all. This beautiful storybook takes you through just a few examples. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    Safeguarding NDC Implementation: Building resilience into energy systems

    Safeguarding NDC Implementation: Building resilience into energy systems

    This short brief aims to enhance awareness and highlight the importance of integrating weather and climate-related risk into the planning stages of energy infrastructure development. Read More
  • Blog
    USMCA Versus NAFTA on the Environment

    USMCA Versus NAFTA on the Environment

    https://www.iisd.org/story/after-nafta/#text-82776The old NAFTA set the bar in linking trade and environment.  How does its successor compare? Read More
  • Blog
    USMCA Curbs How Much Investors Can Sue Countries—Sort of

    USMCA Curbs How Much Investors Can Sue Countries—Sort of

    The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) put the famous investor–state dispute settlement mechanism on the map. Now its rebirth as the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) is taking it off again—at least between the United States and Canada. Read More
  • Report
    Credit Enhancement for Sustainable Infrastructure

    Credit Enhancement for Sustainable Infrastructure

    The paper identifies the demand and supply-side barriers for upscaling credit enhancement solutions for sustainable infrastructure projects. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    sNAPshot: Linking sectoral adaptation planning processes at national and subnational levels: Lessons from Senegal

    sNAPshot: Linking sectoral adaptation planning processes at national and subnational levels: Lessons from Senegal

    This sNAPshot takes a closer look at Senegal’s approach to vertical integration, the process of linking national and sub-national adaptation planning through the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process. Read More
  • Blog
    Can Food Labelling Improvements Reduce Obesity? Belgium Says Yes.

    Can Food Labelling Improvements Reduce Obesity? Belgium Says Yes.

    OECD countries have an obesity problem, but the early results of food label change offer hope. Read More
  • Blog
    NAFTA Agriculture Clash Distracts From More Important Conversation: Sustainability

    NAFTA Agriculture Clash Distracts From More Important Conversation: Sustainability

    Following the NAFTA negotiations has been like riding a roller coaster, holding your breath because you don’t know what shock might be coming... Read More