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  • May 25, 2017

    IISD Board Member Lloyd Axworthy Honoured with Canada's Pearson Peace Medal

    IISD is very pleased to announce that its board member Lloyd Axworthy was honoured with the 30th Pearson Peace Medal on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

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  • May 16, 2017

    Increasing number of Winnipeggers face limitations due to inadequate physical or mental support

    Our Peg project reveals that the percentage of Winnipeggers reporting activity limitations due to inadequate physical or mental support is consistently higher than the national average.

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  • May 11, 2017

    Transferring Fossil Fuel Subsidies to Clean Energy Could Yield Major Savings in Dollars and GHG Emissions – Report

    A new report from the Nordic Council of Ministers finds that redirecting fossil fuel subsidies toward the clean energy transition could help climate vulnerable countries reap major savings while slashing greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • April 10, 2017

    New research helps Calgary and Edmonton plan for climate change impacts

    Cities that invest in climate resilience can save residents money while preparing for climate risks, says new research commissioned by Calgary and Edmonton.

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  • March 23, 2017

    Winnipeg housing: more affordable, more crowded, in greater need of repair than Canadian average

    The percentage of Winnipeggers living in core housing need has been decreasing for the last twenty years, and is now lower than the national average and comparable to Canadian cities.

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  • March 14, 2017

    World’s Leading Up-To-The-Minute Report on Environmental and Sustainable Development Negotiations Turns 25

    The Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB), the publication that changed how we learn about United Nations (UN) and multilateral negotiations, is celebrating its 25th birthday this month.

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  • March 14, 2017

    IISD Welcomes Jane McDonald as Managing Director

    IISD is delighted to announce Jane McDonald as its new Managing Director.

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  • March 10, 2017

    IISD Researcher Receives Gender and Environment Advocate Award

    IISD is very proud to announce that Julie Dekens, senior researcher with IISD’s Resilience Program, has received a major award from the Geneva Environment Network.

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  • March 07, 2017

    Ecuador reaffirms its commitment to sustainable mining by joining IGF

    The Government of Ecuador expressed its commitment to good governance of the mining sector by joining the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF.)

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  • February 13, 2017

    Ending Fossil Fuel Production Subsidies Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 37 Gt over 2017-2050; study

    A complete removal of subsidies for the production of fossil fuels today would result in a steady decline in greenhouse gas emissions between now and 2050 as more oil, gas and coal is left in the ground.

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