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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.

  • Donald Trump’s attack on fresh water should be a wake-up call for Canadians

    The Hill Times - March 22, 2017  Dimple Roy and Matt McCandless argue that Donald Trump's recent actions on fresh water should provide an impetus for the Canadian government to step up.

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  • 3 Reasons Why Keystone XL Pipeline May Never Get Built

    EcoWatch - March 15, 2017  "The economic case is not there for the three pipelines," said Amin Asadollahi, lead on climate change mitigation for North America at the International Institute for Sustainable Development. "And should the massive expansion happen, I don't think the financial benefits for the sector … would be there."

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  • Where oil and water mix

    Winnipeg Free Press - March 13, 2017  "Soutar’s new play examines the crucial topic of water stewardship in a world where access to fresh water is becoming more vital as climate patterns are radically changing. Taking as its centrepiece the battle that occurred when the Harper government shut down Ontario’s Experimental Lakes Area in 2013, it’s a challenging topic."

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  • Are Your Sperm in Trouble?

    The New York Times - March 11, 2017  "Perhaps even more alarming, Canadian scientists conducted a seven-year experiment on a lake in Ontario, adding endocrine disrupting chemicals and then observing the impact on fathead minnows."

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