IISD In The News
IISD's research, experts and publications are regularly featured by press outlets and on multimedia platforms around the world.
The list below is a selection of recent mentions. Click Here for other media-related content.
G20 : des investisseurs et assureurs majeurs rejoignent l'appel pour la fin des subventions à la production de combustibles fossiles
Les Smart Grids - February 19, 2017 (French-language article) "Une étude diffusée plus tôt ce mois-ci par la Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI ou Initiative sur les subventions mondiales) ... rapporte que la suppression des subventions à la production de combustibles fossiles équivaudrait à éliminer toutes les émissions du secteur international de l'aviation."Read More
Man-made wetlands can solve flooding, drought problems
Saskatoon Star Phoenix - February 21, 2017 "Prairie municipalities preparing for a hotter future, with increasing spring floods and summer drought, need to invest in “green infrastructure” the head of Winnipeg’s Prairie Climate Centre says."Read More
How Trump may spur Canada to up its game on climate change
National Observer - February 07, 2017 "But Canada can also send its own clean energy south of the border, added Amin Asadollahi of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Through regional pacts and state-level alliances, he said Canada may be able to counter some of the effects of Trump's support for pipelines and the emissions-heavy coal industry."Read More
New research at Hydro-Québec aims to take advantage of energy "revolution"
National Observer - February 02, 2017 "“If we are going to increase renewable and micro-renewable generation, we need to (first) enable people to sell to the grid,” said Amin Asadollahi, the lead on climate change mitigation for North America at the International Institute for Sustainable Development."Read More