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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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  • April 03, 2019

    Tool for tracking GHGs in Canada’s buildings has “built in” errors: study

    Construction practices, policies, building and energy codes and other regulations need to change if Canada is to meaningfully reduce GHGs from the building sector, a new report finds.

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  • April 03, 2019

    Recycling for Cobalt, Lithium Low Despite Importance to Climate Change Fight

    Despite clear environmental and economic benefits, lithium and cobalt recycling rates are low, says a study released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.

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  • April 02, 2019

    Workers in coal-rich states in India face unfair threat of stranded coal assets: report

    Long-term concerns for stranded assets in coal power investments remain despite recent Cabinet announcements to increase linkages.

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  • March 27, 2019

    International trade agreements provide opportunities for sustainable procurement in Canada

    International trade agreements are not a barrier to innovative sustainable procurement, but procurers need to use the flexibility offered by these agreements instead of perceiving them as a barrier, according to a new study released today by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).

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  • March 27, 2019

    Responsible Investment Key for Meeting Food Needs in Southeast Asia, New Guidelines Say

    Bangkok, Thailand – A new set of regional guidelines aim to help governments in the ASEAN region Asia avoid negative consequences of private investment in food, agriculture and forestry.

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