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By Chris Chipello, McGill Newsroom

Study by McGill researchers assesses short-run impacts on households, industries

The cost burden of Quebec’s carbon-pricing policy, is likely to be modest across income groups and industries, according to a McGill University research team.

Classified as: environment, energy, science and technology, carbon market, carbon, carbon price, greenhouse, gas emission, carbon efficiency, permits, subsidies, decarbonisation, price floor
Published on: 20 Jan 2016

Don't miss the January 15, 2016, edition of CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks to learn how Prof Jeff Bergthorson and colleagues are finding ways for energy to be stored and transported via iron and other metals, a novel and potentially important method for delivering fossil-fuel-free power.

Classified as: Sustainability, energy, engineering research, sustainable engineering, clean energy
Published on: 19 Jan 2016

The global transition to clean energy is underway and Canada is lagging, experts speaking at the Broadbent Institute's Progress Summit said Saturday.

Published on March 29, 2014 | The Hill Times
by Laura Ryckewaert

Classified as: Sustainability, energy, SPF: Energy
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Published on: 1 Apr 2014

The first annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design will be held March 17-18 at le Centre Mont-Royal from 5:30-7:30 p.m..

Published on March 12, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by McGill Reporter Staff

Classified as: Sustainability, energy, Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering
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Published on: 20 Mar 2014

The groundwater footprint. If you haven’t heard that term yet, read on, because it soon could become as familiar as “carbon footprint.”

Published January 29 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Patrick McDonagh

Classified as: Research, energy, water, academics
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Published on: 29 Jan 2014

The myriad of ways in which petroleum is reshaping our politics, economy and culture will be the focus of the 2014 annual conference of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, to be held on Feb. 6 and 7.

Published on January 28 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Will Straw

Classified as: Research, energy, academics
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Published on: 29 Jan 2014

Comment une université comme McGill est-elle chauffée l’hiver?

Published on January 21 2014 | Le Délit
Written by Camille Gris Roy

 

L’hiver à McGill, ce sont environ 225 bâtiments étendus sur près de 850 000 m² qui doivent être chauffés.

Classified as: energy
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Published on: 23 Jan 2014

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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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Classified as: community, energy, materials, land
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Published on: 21 Nov 2013

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.

Classified as: community, energy
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Published on: 21 Nov 2013

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.

Classified as: community, energy, CKUT
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Published on: 20 Oct 2013

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 

Classified as: community, energy
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Published on: 26 Sep 2013

Zero emission vehicle perfect for sensitive air-quality research 

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

Classified as: energy
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Published on: 7 Sep 2013

Published August 2013

Shaping the Next

Design contrains at Montreal's Mount Royal McGill University's McIntyre Pavillion, a cutting-edge medical research and teaching facility, led to innovative electromechanical systems that significantly reduced the energy consumption of the building. 

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Classified as: energy, operations
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Published on: 7 Sep 2013

Published on August 27, 2013 | Forbes

Classified as: energy, operations
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Published on: 28 Aug 2013

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