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McGill prof Chris Ragan: We need smart tolls on our bridges

McGill Reporter | April 20, 2015 by: Doug Sweet

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Published on : 24 Apr 2015

Une carte pour choisir la route la moins polluée

Journal Metro | le 23 avril 2015 par: Mathias Marchal Grâce aux travaux de chercheurs de l’Université McGill, les cyclistes montréalais ont désormais accès à une carte intelligente qui leur indique la route la moins polluée pour se rendre d’un point A à un point B. Entrevue avec Guillaume Bareau qui a participé à l’aspect technique des travaux de la chercheuse Marianne Hatzopoulou.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2015

McGill Geography Chair Jeffrey Wells: Cold carbon conservation' is important in fighting climate change

Montreal Gazette | April 22, 2015 by: Jeffrey Wells We were heartened last week to see leaders of Canada’s provincial and territorial governments meet in Quebec City to seek real solutions to the runaway problem of carbon pollution. The governments of Ontario and Quebec, in particular, are advancing, with courage and integrity, solid policies that address the problem of industrial carbon pollution. We applaud them for these efforts.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2015

Divest McGill takes home Catalyst prize at annual awards event

The McGill Reporter | Apr 16, 2015 by: McGill Reporter Staff

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Published on : 16 Apr 2015

GES : McGill a réduit ses émissions de près du tiers depuis 2002

The McGill Reporter | April 15, 2015 By: Julie Fortier

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Published on : 16 Apr 2015

Clean ride mapper: Cycling the less polluted routes

The McGill Reporter | April 15, 2015 By: Katherine Gombay 

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Published on : 16 Apr 2015

Carbon pricing with a practical Canadian twist

From Alberta to Nova Scotia, and especially in Ontario, spring has ushered in fresh discussions about climate policy. On Tuesday, Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission (which I chair) released a new report, The Way Forward, with specific recommendations for how Canadians can make real progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). The report’s two main recommendations will be surprising to many people, but for quite different reasons. {The Globe and Mail, April 7, 2015 by: Christopher Ragan} Read about the story from the following sources:

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Published on : 09 Apr 2015

Feeding the body, nourishing the soul

The McGill Reporter | April 2, 2015 by: Neale McDevitt

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Published on : 09 Apr 2015

Internship Opportunity with the Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation

The Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) team invites McGill student (graduate and undergraduate) applications to a part-time 6-month internship developing a case study on McGill’s partnership and involvement with the Salon 1861 (Gestion immobilière Quo Vadis).  The project will be co-supervised by Desautels Professors Emmanuelle Vaast and Ruthanne Huising with support from Ms. Isabelle Péan of the McGill QI team.

Published on : 02 Apr 2015

Forest fragmentation leads to species die-off that lasts decades: study

CTV News | March 20, 2015

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Published on : 23 Mar 2015

Outside the box: Reclaiming our streets as places to live, not just drive

The Ottawa Citizen | Mar 12, 2015 by: Avi Freidman Are asphalt roads and sidewalks in neighbourhoods really needed? Of course they are, you might say. Otherwise, where else will people walk and how will drivers reach their garages? But let’s look at the wisdom of having roads and sidewalks in their current form. As we rethink our future neighbourhoods and fix existing ones, we may want to take a hard look at our streets and reclaim them. After all, it is we who pay for their costly construction and neverending upkeep.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2015

Catherine Potvin - Dialogues for a Greener Canada

Science News | March 18, 2015 by: Lesley Evans Ogden A group of prominent Canadian academics is trying to change the dynamic by releasing its own set of climate policy recommendations for the nation.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2015

Complete shift to renewable energy within Canada’s reach, academics say

The Globe and Mail | March 18, 2015 by: IVAN SEMENIUK AND SHAWN MCCARTHY Canada could shift entirely to renewable sources of electricity by 2035 and eliminate 80 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, says a group of Canadian academics that is aiming to spur government action on climate change. To get there, they recommend a national carbon-pricing plan, and greater effort to move electricity produced from low-carbon sources such as hydro dams across provincial borders.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2015

Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry Case Competition Promotes Cross-Faculty Collaboration

On January 16-17, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), CREATE in Green Chemistry, and the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED), jointly a workshop and case competition on Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry.

Published on : 16 Mar 2015

Acting on climate change: Solutions from scholars

The McGill Reporter | Mar. 11, 2015

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Published on : 13 Mar 2015