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.
Automated mining will cost jobs and tax income: it's time for governments to act
The Guardian - January 20, 2017 “If you’re moving from mines that employ 5,000 to 10,000 people down to 500 or 1,000, then you’re obviously not going to get the same amount of local jobs,” says Howard Mann, senior adviser on international law at International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and co-author of a recent study on the impact of automation in the mining sector."Read More
Tusentals miljarder i stöd till olja, kol och gas
Sverige Radio - January 15, 2017 (Swedish-language article) "Ett sådant nätverk är GSI, Global Subsidies Initiative. Laura Merrill vid GSI säger att de låga oljepriserna gör att de statliga stöden lättare kan minskas."Read More
Video-Game Tech Digging Real Dirt for Caterpillar, Komatsu
Bloomberg - January 10, 2017 "The industry’s drive to protect profit margins will lead to a surge in development of new machines that will peak over the next 10 to 15 years, according to a report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development."Read More
Gasoline taxes fall despite promises to slow climate change-study
Reuters - January 09, 2017 "Peter Wooders, Director of Energy at the International Institute for Sustainable Development think-tank in Geneva, praised the study as a step to help track energy price reforms that are often opaque."Read More