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  • June 02, 2017

    Trump’s rejection of Paris Agreement is a call to action and resolve for us all

    "U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change puts the United States at odds not just with the international community, but with overwhelming scientific evidence and the publicly expressed wishes of hundreds of American companies, from Apple to Exxon. U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change puts the United States at odds not just with the international community, but with overwhelming scientific evidence and the publicly expressed wishes of hundreds of American companies, from Apple to Exxon."

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  • June 01, 2017

    Pollution Costs Canadians Tens of Billions Every Year, Reveals New One-of-its-kind Report

    Pollution costs Canadians tens of billions of dollars every year in terms of impacts on their health and well-being, their pocketbooks and the value of their homes, buildings, roads and the natural environment. These are the major findings from our latest report.

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  • June 01, 2017

    Winnipeggers are recycling more, using less water, and producing less greenhouse gas, says new report

    Winnipeggers reduced the per capita amount of waste sent to local landfills over a 15-year period—using recycling, composting and other programs to more than triple diverted waste. Winnipeggers also used 50 per cent less water and produced fewer greenhouse gas emissions over the same period.

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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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