International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Canada is still the largest provider of subsidies to oil and gas production in the G7 per unit of GDP. This briefing spotlights the remaining subsidies to oil and gas production in Canada, focusing on two specific types of subsidies: direct transfers and fiscal exemptions made available to fossil fuel extraction and production.
This policy brief is the first in a series on the circular economy and Canada. It provides an introduction to the circular economy concepts and landscape, geared towards for both government and business audiences.
Canadian Public Policy (University of Toronto Press)
Moving to a low-carbon future will create challenges for Canada's fossil-fuel industries, but opportunities in the form of a new market for low-carbon goods and services. The challenges for the resource sector will vary across commodities.
Office of the United States Trade Representative, United States Department of State
This report includes illustrative case studies on the Obama Administration’s efforts in a number of key countries—Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Morocco, Oman, and Peru—in which USTR and the U.S.
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), World Bank Group
At the Davos forum of January 2014, a group of 14 countries pledged to launch negotiations on liberalizing trade in "green goods" (also known as "environmental" goods), focusing on the elimination of tariffs for an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation list of 54 products.
The rhetorical zeal for green enterprise as a global fix for the tripartite challenges of economic recession, environmental degradation and social inequality is increasingly visible in state and non-state pronouncements around the globe under the banner of ‘The Green Economy’.