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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

Media Availability: Zebra Mussels and Fresh Water

During Manitoba's Invasive Species Awareness Week, IISD Experimental Lakes Area is pleased to offer expertise to media on zebra mussels—one of Manitoba waters' most common invasive species—and the effect they can have on our province's fresh water.
Press release April 23, 2019