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  • June 17, 2019

    Reforming Subsidies Could Pay for a Clean Energy Revolution: Report

    Reforming the USD 372 billion countries spend each year on fossil fuel subsidies and reallocating between 10 and 30 per cent of the savings to renewable projects would pay for a transition to clean energy.

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  • June 11, 2019

    IISD President and CEO Executive Search

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development is seeking to recruit its next President and Chief Executive Officer.

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  • June 06, 2019

    Standard-Compliant Coffee Production is Rising, with Growth from Least Developed Countries

    The amount of coffee produced in compliance with voluntary sustainability standards (VSS) is increasing at a higher rate than the overall sector, with significant growth coming from countries with low human development.

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  • May 21, 2019

    Ontario Supporting Freshwater Research and Education

    Ontario's government is  investing in a unique, world-renowned northern research facility to help protect the province's freshwater ecosystems.

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  • May 07, 2019

    Indonesia Would Benefit from Removing Coal Price Cap: report

    18 trillion IDR consumer subsidy locks in air pollution, raises costs of renewable energyJakarta, May 7, 2019 – A new report calls for the Government of Indonesia to remove its price cap on mandatory sales of local coal to Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), the state-owned electricity company.Released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Indonesia's Coal Price Cap: A...

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  • April 26, 2019

    Coalition Aims to Build Sustainability Into Belt and Road Initiative Projects

    IISD is a leading partner in a coalition launched this week devoted to integrating economic, social, and environmental considerations into the Belt and Road Initiative.

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  • April 24, 2019

    Media Availability: Zebra Mussels and Fresh Water

    During Manitoba's Invasive Species Awareness Week, IISD Experimental Lakes Area is pleased to offer expertise to media on zebra mussels—one of Manitoba waters' most common invasive species—and the effect they can have on our province's fresh water.

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  • April 18, 2019

    Switching kerosene subsidies to solar would cost India less, reduce indoor pollution: Report

    India could save money and reduce indoor air pollution by switching kerosene subsidies to solar.

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  • April 18, 2019

    World’s Freshwater Laboratory Launches New Project to Revolutionize How We Protect Canada’s Lakes

    To mark this year’s Earth Day, the world’s freshwater laboratory is launching an unprecedented two-year project to determine how new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, can revolutionize how we protect the environment.

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  • April 18, 2019

    Statement on Italy and Indonesia Fossil Fuel Subsidy Peer Review

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development commends the governments of Indonesia and Italy on the release of their fossil fuel subsidy peer review results.

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