Monday, May 23, 2022


Ministers collaborate for action on marine pollution

Many countries, including Canada, are calling for an ambitious, legally binding agreement on plastics, emphasizing the urgency of coordinated global action to address the...

Canada must climate-proof its infrastructure investments: Report

A new report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), prepared with support from Infrastructure Canada, makes one thing clear: how we create and maintain...

IISD welcomes Michelle Edkins as chair

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has welcomed Michelle Edkins as the chair of its Board of Directors. Edkins, a managing director at BlackRock, has...

IISD Appoints Jane McDonald as Executive Vice President

Jane McDonald is stepping into a new role as executive vice president of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and chair of the...

Richard Florizone Appointed President and CEO of IISD

Richard Florizone has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), a research organization dedicated...

Erik Davies Joins IISD as Director of Reporting Services

Erik Davies has joined the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) as the director of reporting services. He brings over 25 years of progressive...

Urgent Action on Green Infrastructure Can Reduce Economic Risk

A new Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) report urges communities to consider green infrastructure to limit their flood risk. IBC collaborated with the Intact...

Private Donors Match $1M Donation for IISD Experimental Lakes Area

Dr. Michael Paterson, Gail Asper, and family have just announced that they will match, dollar-for-dollar up to $1 million of donations of money raised...

Climate Atlas of Canada Launched at the ROM Today

Minister McKenna and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto today to announce a joint initiative between the Prairie Climate Centre, University...

Research on Eutrophication of Shallow Prairie Lakes

Nutrient pollution and water quality is a common challenge in many for freshwater ecosystems in Manitoba and globally, causing persistent and damaging eutrophication. Although many prairie...

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