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India’s coal power sector dragging its feet to address avoidable air pollution

New Delhi, August 6, 2019 – Most coal-fired power plants in India have not installed pollution control technology, although the Central Government revised emissions standards almost four years ago.A new analysis estimates the cost of installing technology to control for sulphur oxides, nitrogen…
Press release August 5, 2019

Ontario provides roughly CAD 700 million annually to subsidize fossil fuels

Ontario, a province undergoing an aggressive push to balance its budget after projecting a deficit of CAD 11.7 billion in 2018/19, still provides roughly CAD 700 million in subsidies to fossil fuels that increase greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to climate change, according to a new study.
Press release July 30, 2019

IISD wins big in global Think Tank Awards

IISD brought home three top honours at the prestigious 2019 Think Tank Awards, presented by Prospect Magazine. The accolades include 2019’s Think Tank to Watch, given to an innovative think tank that is “on the move.”
News July 16, 2019

Indonesia Would Benefit from Removing Coal Price Cap: report

18 trillion IDR consumer subsidy locks in air pollution, raises costs of renewable energyJakarta, May 7, 2019 – A new report calls for the Government of Indonesia to remove its price cap on mandatory sales of local coal to Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), the state-owned electricity company…
Press release May 6, 2019