Sustainability

Canadian Institutes of Health Research | Nov. 9, 2015

By: CIHR Staff

Having incorporated Inuit traditional knowledge and cultural values into his work, Dr. James Ford is keenly aware of the ability of traditional Indigenous knowledge to help Inuit adapt to shifts in the climate. 

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Published on: 14 Dec 2015

McGill Reporter | Dec. 1, 2015

by: Neale McDevitt

In just its second year of competition, the McGill Chem-E Car team defied all odds to tie for first place at the recent national championships in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

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Published on: 10 Dec 2015

Science World Report | Dec. 9, 2015

by: Catherine Griffin

Metal particles may just be the clean fuel of the future. Scientists at McGill University have found that metal powders could provide a more viable long-term replacement for fossil fuels than any other widely discussed alternatives.

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Published on: 10 Dec 2015

In times of environmental decline, scientific innovation must be implemented to replace old and inefficient technology. This can lead to positive academic, economic and environmental impacts. Fluorescence microscopy is a key element in many aspects of research throughout the physical, life and health sciences. Microscopes are found in virtually all research institutes, universities, hospitals, biotechnology companies and pharmaceutical companies.

Classified as: Sustainability, green, sustainable, ABIF, microscope, light source
Published on: 10 Dec 2015

Young Agrarians | Nov. 5, 2015

by: Monica Allaby

It was nearing eleven and the late September sun was beating down on the rolling cornfields surrounding the quiet town of Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue as I toured the Macdonald Student Run-Ecological Gardens (MSEG). On the two-acre plot of land situated on McGill University’s Macdonald Campus Farm, a small but passionate team of student farmers is growing over sixty different crop species.

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Published on: 28 Nov 2015

Utah Business | Nov. 10, 2015

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced Monday that Cornell University and McGill University tied for first place in its 17th Annual Chem-E-Car competition, a collegiate competition featuring cars ranging in size from shoeboxes to fire hydrants and powered by alternative fuels. 

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Published on: 11 Nov 2015

Cantech Letter | Nov. 10, 2015

by: Mick Waddwell

While many studies on climate change have readers bracing themselves for the latest and most dire warnings before they even scan a paragraph, a new report out of Montreal’s McGill University actually delivers some good news. 

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Published on: 11 Nov 2015

McGill University associate professor Chris Ragan, chair of Canada's Ecofiscal Commission warns that building more roads and transit won't be enough to throttle congestion, at least not on a sustained basis.

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CTV News | Easing congestion: Is putting a price on road access the answer?

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Published on: 3 Nov 2015

Le Devoir | le 24 octobre 2015

par: Lise Gobeille 

Sylvie de Blois, professeure au Département de sciences végétales et à l’École d’environnement de l’Université McGill, elle a codirigé et supervisé tout le volet « plantes » du projet « CC-Bio : Effets des changements climatiques sur la biodiversité du Québec », qui a donné naissance à ce livre. Nous lui avons posé quelques questions…

Published on: 31 Oct 2015

CBC Radio | Oct 22, 2015

Chris Ragan, the economics professor at McGill University and the chair of Canada's Ecofiscal Commissiontells Chris Hall feel that both the Prime Minister and the premiers need to engage on the issue of creating a climate change plan at an international level.

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Published on: 31 Oct 2015

Radio-Canada | le 13 octobre 2015

par: Les Matins d'ici

Le rapport du collectif Dialogues pour un Canada vert invite notamment à trouver des sources d'énergie autres que les combustibles fossiles. 
La professeure Catherine Potvin, du département de biologie de l'Université McGill, discute de la question avec Philippe Marcoux.

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Published on: 19 Oct 2015

Le Journal de Montreal | le 13 octobre 2015

par: Anne-Marie Provost

Les résidents du Plateau Mont-Royal sont ceux qui subissent le plus la polluton des voitures, révèle une étude de l'Université McGill.

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Published on: 19 Oct 2015

McGill Reporter | Oct. 8, 2015

by: Neale McDevitt

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Published on: 13 Oct 2015

The Atlantic | Sept 24, 2015

Aspire Food Group is one of four major farms in the nation that breeds insects specifically for food. Mott founded the company as an MBA student in 2013 with a group of his McGill University classmates, using $1 million in seed money from the Hult Prize, a student start-up competition for social enterprise.

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Published on: 29 Sep 2015

McGill Reporter | Sept. 12, 2015

by: Chris Wrobel

 

After the Sustainability Projects Fund was created in the 2009-10 school year, Emily McGill, a past garden volunteer, worked with a group of students to apply for funds to start the permaculture garden project. The production area consisted of the original eight garden plots in the student-run garden, along with a quarter acre in the Horticulture Centre.

 

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Published on: 21 Sep 2015

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