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Sustainable living at McGill

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:33

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Published November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal 

ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community.

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The Great Green North

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:18

Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint.

Published by Earth Island Journal
Written by Megan Tady

Canadian students have flocked to join or start sustainability initiatives on their college campuses like they’re running for the dinner bell.

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TISED & Fondation 3E: An educational recognition event

Mon, 2013-11-25 16:30 - 19:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free

 

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Zero Waste Week McGill 2013

Mon, 2013-11-04 16:00 - Sun, 2013-11-17 16:00
Price: Free

Greening McGill, in collaboration with others, presents Zero Waste Week 2.0!

 

Come become inspired to learn, discuss, and adapt the ways of sustainable living through field trips, events, and workshops. The goal of the project is to live one week--just one week--without producing any garbage at all! Join us, and let's get zero wasted!

You can check out the trailer for the documentary that inspired it all here.

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Climate Justice panelists talk Enbridge Line 9

Sun, 2013-10-20 14:45

Safety, environmental racism discussed

Published on October 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Mark Tartamella

On October 10, CKUT 90.3FM and the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund hosted the second installment of “Under the Weather,” a monthly series focusing on climate change.

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Seminar with Prof. Madhav Badami on "Peak Oil"

Fri, 2013-10-11 12:00
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 420, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2
Price: Free

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The School of Urban Planning is starting its 2013-2014 seminar series entitled “urban.studies@mcgill” with a presentation by Prof. Madhav Badami (Urban Planning / Environment) on the topic of “Peak Oil: ‘False Bad News’, Serious Threat, or Opportunity?”

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Teaching Students to Effect Change Right from the Start

Thu, 2013-09-26 17:19

Greg Andrusiak always had a passion for sustainability. In fact, it plays a big part in his role as land negotiator for Encana Corp. in Calgary.

Published on September 23 2013 | Financial Post
Written by Denise Deveau 

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CKUT: Under The Weather

Thu, 2013-09-12 18:30
Leacock Building : Room 26, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: Free

CKUT 90.3 FM, Climate Justice Montreal and the McGill Office of Sustainability present a year-long, monthly lecture series on climate change research and justice, known as Under The Weather.

Join us at the Under the Weather series launch with Amy Miller, director of The Carbon Rush, who discusses the concept of "Climate Justice" and the importance of popular education tools that provide critical, structural analysis.

Speaker: Amy Miller, director of the Carbon Rush
Date: Thursday, September 12th
Time: 6:30pm

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McGill Research Group Investigating Canadian Mining in Latin America (MICLA) Information Session

Thu, 2013-09-19 16:00 - 18:00
Leacock Building : Room 617, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: Free

Students interested in learning more about MICLA's work and how to participate are invited to a preliminary meeting from 4pm to 6 pm on Thursday September 19th, Room 617 Leacock Building.

Over the last twenty years, Canadian miners have become the most influential group within the continent’s mining sector.

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Electric snowmobile summers on Greenland ice sheet

Sat, 2013-09-07 15:20

Zero emission vehicle perfect for sensitive air-quality research 

Published on August 14, 2013 | McGill Reporter
Written by Neale McDevitt

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