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  • July 31, 2020

    New initiative to boost investment in nature-based infrastructure for climate adaptation

    Financial modelling and climate change projections to enable clear valuation of natural infrastructure that can help address climate change

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  • July 23, 2020

    Data Dashboard Visualizes SDG Status Across the World

    Global SDG Indicator platform and report highlight the importance of robust data reporting in policy-making.

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  • July 15, 2020

    ​G20 Governments Have Committed USD 151 Billion to Fossil Fuels in COVID-19 Recovery Packages

    Data made public today on, a new website tracking climate- and energy-related recovery policies, shows a total commitment of at least USD 151 billion from G20 governments in support of fossil fuels.

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  • July 09, 2020

    USD10 billion needed to avert COVID-19 hunger crisis, researchers say

    An additional US$10 billion is urgently needed to prevent millions more people becoming food insecure as a result of COVID-19, according to a new report.

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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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