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  • July 07, 2020

    Seven principles to align COVID-19 recovery with Canada’s climate commitments—new report shown to key federal ministers

    As the federal government works out its COVID-19 economic recovery, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) today released seven principles that outline a roadmap for meeting Canada’s 2050 climate commitments while spurring economic resiliency and creating good jobs.

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  • April 24, 2020

    Three Ways Our Summer Research Season Will Look Different This Year

    You don’t need us to tell you that the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed everyone’s lives and plans for the future; the 2020 summer research season at IISD Experimental Lakes Area is no exception.

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  • April 16, 2020

    Subsidies to renewables drop 35% as oil and gas subsidies go up 65%, next months to define future trends in India’s energy sector—report

    New Delhi, April 16 – India’s renewable energy subsidies fell 35% from FY17 to FY19, while its oil and gas subsidies increased by 65% according to a new study, Mapping India’s Energy Subsidies 2020, released today by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).

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  • April 03, 2020

    This is How the World's Freshwater Laboratory is Responding to COVID-19

    As IISD Experimental Lakes Area plans for the uncertain months ahead, the safety of our community is our top priority.

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  • March 18, 2020

    A message about COVID-19 from IISD's President and CEO

    The global situation regarding COVID-19 is evolving quickly. At IISD, we are taking as many precautions as we can in order to “flatten the curve,” reduce transmission of this virus, and protect our staff and associates.

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  • March 05, 2020

    New Climate Action Toolkit Helps Manitoba Business Leaders Seize Opportunity and Mitigate Risk in a Changing Climate

    Winnipeg, March 5, 2020 – A new toolkit launched today by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC) offers practical guidance and resources that will help Manitoba’s business community prepare for the effects of climate change.

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  • March 04, 2020

    Jane McDonald appointed Executive Vice President of IISD and Chair of ELA board

    Jane McDonald is stepping into a new role as Executive Vice President of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Chair of the IISD Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) Board.

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  • January 31, 2020

    Everyday Manitobans set to improve the health of Lake Winnipeg with innovative tech solutions

    Students, developers, designers, scientists, programmers, engineers, technology enthusiasts and entrepreneurs are set to show Manitoba what they're made of by improving the health of one of Canada's most beloved lakes with the 2020 Lake Winnipeg AquaHacking Challenge.

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  • January 30, 2020

    Health benefits far outweigh the costs of meeting China’s climate change goals, experts say

    Geneva, January 30 - Researchers from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), together with experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), launched a report highlighting the substantial health gains expected from China’s national climate policies during a Special Event on Health & Climate Change in Geneva.

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  • January 29, 2020

    Global sustainable sugarcane production shows significant growth: report

    Ottawa, January 29, 2020 – Corporate sustainable sourcing commitments of leading food manufacturing companies are increasing demand for voluntary sustainability standard (VSS)-compliant sugar, with the sector experiencing a compound annual growth rate of aboiut 52% from 2008 to 2016.

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