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  • November 13, 2018

    Winnipeg Forum to Determine How Canada Should Advance Natural Infrastructure

    Experts from across the nation are meeting in Winnipeg at Canada’s first-ever Natural Infrastructure Forum.

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  • November 02, 2018

    New Horizons for IISD President and CEO, Scott Vaughan

    Scott Vaughan will be leaving the organization to become the new International Chief Advisor of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) in 2019. 

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  • October 30, 2018

    Foundations of Canada's Prosperity Showing Cracks: Study

    Canadians worried about children’s futures deserve reporting beyond GDP.

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  • October 27, 2018

    IISD Welcomes ICJ Judges’ Decision to no Longer Participate in Investor–State Arbitration

    The ICJ has reasserted its role as the highest authority on public international law by adopting new rules to ensure its independence and serve as a public judicial institution, resisting the privatization of justice through the members of the court acting as highly remunerated arbitrators.

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  • October 24, 2018

    Statement on the Introduction of Canadian Carbon Taxes

    We applaud the Canadian government for delivering on this critical piece of its climate action plan.

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  • October 11, 2018

    New Report Tracks Agricultural Progress and How Successful Policies Can Be Replicated

    A first-of-its kind analytical framework tracks agricultural performance of 117 countries over 45 years to understand what empowered progress.

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  • September 19, 2018

    Damage and Costs Caused by Flooding in Manitoba Could Be Reduced by Investing in Natural Infrastructure

    The damage caused by the frequent flooding that Manitoba endures annually could be significantly mitigated if more were invested to maintain its natural infrastructure, such as wetlands and riverbeds. 

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  • September 17, 2018

    Government handouts of public money to fossil fuel industry undermine climate solutions – study

    Federal government uses hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars to support the fossil fuel industry, keeps true cost of subsidies hidden from Canadians

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  • September 06, 2018

    Dr. Michael Paterson, Gail Asper and Family to Match $1,000,000 of Donations to IISD Experimental Lakes Area

    Dr. Michael Paterson, Gail Asper and family have just announced that they will match, dollar-for-dollar, $1,000,000 of donations to IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA)—the world’s freshwater laboratory—in northwestern Ontario.

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  • September 05, 2018

    Toxic soil cleanup too expensive for governments

    New financial tools and sources must be harnessed to fund soil restoration and remediation projects to improve communities’ health, according to a new series of reports from a coalition of researchers from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the Norwegian Institute of Water Research and the Chinese Academy of Environmental Planning (CAEP).  “When our soils...

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