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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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  • January 08, 2020

    Richard Florizone Appointed New President and CEO of the International Institute for Sustainable Development

    January 8, 2020, Winnipeg – Dr. Richard Florizone has been named the new President and CEO of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), an award-winning research organization dedicated to accelerating the global transition to fair economies, clean water and a stable climate.

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  • November 25, 2019

    Fossil fuel subsidies undermine BC’s efforts on climate change

    British Columbia has long held a reputation for being one of the most environmentally friendly provinces in Canada, but, according to a new report, it is also one of the country’s top supporters of the fossil fuel industry.

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  • November 13, 2019

    New report reveals BRICS governments’ revenues from fossil fuels

    Geneva, November 13, 2019 – As the BRICS leaders’ summit starts in Brazil, a new report is the first of its kind to bring together data on both revenues and subsidies related to fossil fuels in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

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  • October 30, 2019

    IISD’s Mark Halle recognized with lifetime achievement award for environmental peacebuilding

    Mark Halle, a senior fellow with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), has won the inaugural Environmental Peacebuilding Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  • October 29, 2019

    New data dashboard offers Houstonians tool to measure city progress

    A new website allows residents of Houston to quickly visualize progress across the city and in their neighborhoods on factors such as income inequality, graduation rates, access to transit, proximity of waste sites and more.

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  • September 19, 2019

    Governments should fight air pollution from fossil fuels as they fight tobacco: New report

    NEW YORK, September 19, 2019—A new report launched today has challenged decision-makers, policymakers and political leaders to tackle fossil fuel production and consumption as a health control issue, in the same way that smoking has been reduced and regulated.

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