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ECE grads Yining (Fiona) Yuan and Christopher Tegho win the 2014 Scotiabank Ecoliving Student Leadership Award

As the cherry on top of graduating from their B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering just weeks ago, Fioana and Christopher were honoured with a $10,000 prize as part of the 2014 Scotiabank Ecoliving competition for their work on developing an artificial intelligence-based software tool to disagregate one's electric energy consumption. This tool should enable people to become better aware of their electricity consumption and to help them adopt more sustainable energy uses and habits.

Published on : 06 Jun 2014

Global shift to greener economies happening because of economic benefits, panelists say

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 Timesby Laura Ryckewaert

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Published on : 01 Apr 2014

Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design: Drafting a green blueprint for the future

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 Reporterby McGill Reporter Staff

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Published on : 20 Mar 2014

Troubled waters: World’s groundwater increasingly at risk

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 ReporterWritten by Patrick McDonagh

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Published on : 29 Jan 2014

Petrocultures 2014 preview

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 ReporterWritten by Will Straw

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Published on : 29 Jan 2014

Froid, consommation d’énergie, écologie

Comment une université comme McGill est-elle chauffée l’hiver? Published on January 21 2014 | Le DélitWritten by Camille Gris Roy   L’hiver à McGill, ce sont environ 225 bâtiments étendus sur près de 850 000 m² qui doivent être chauffés.

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Published on : 23 Jan 2014

Sustainable living at McGill

Listen to the full broadcast below 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. Listen to the full broadcast.

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Published on : 21 Nov 2013

The Great Green North

Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint. Published by Earth Island JournalWritten 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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Published on : 21 Nov 2013

Climate Justice panelists talk Enbridge Line 9

Safety, environmental racism discussed Published on October 2013 | McGill DailyWritten 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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Published on : 20 Oct 2013

Teaching Students to Effect Change Right from the Start

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 PostWritten by Denise Deveau 

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Published on : 26 Sep 2013

Electric snowmobile summers on Greenland ice sheet

Zero emission vehicle perfect for sensitive air-quality research  Published on August 14, 2013 | McGill ReporterWritten by Neale McDevitt

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Published on : 07 Sep 2013

ASHRAE Journal

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.  Download the PDF

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Published on : 07 Sep 2013

Who's out there on the roads? The 4 types of cyclists

Published on August 27, 2013 | Forbes

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Published on : 28 Aug 2013

We need to think innovatively about neighbourhoods

Published on August 3, 2013 | ArchSupply "Past approaches no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking. The need for a new outlook is propelled by fundamental changes that touch upon environmental, economic and social aspects.

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Published on : 12 Aug 2013