Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) is a new science communication initiative developed in collaboration with professors Elena Bennett and Catherine Potvin. LARS aims to provide visibility for McGill scholars who are working on positive contributions/solutions to sustainability related problems. Our goal is to help McGill scholars to engage in outreach and share their work with a broader audience, through various training events and opportunities to participate in existing outreach activities.
Students learn about nature and politics in unique project to place a bee colony atop town hall
Published on April 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette
Written by: Catherine Solyom
For the bees, too, it’s been a long, hard winter.
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The Alberta-based Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) announced on April 15, that two McGill researchers are among the 24 winners of $500,000 grants to transform carbon dioxide into useful products.
Published on April 16, 2014 | McGill Publications
Written by: Meaghan Thurston
Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty
Published on April 11, 2014 | McGill Research
An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.
“Hate” may be a strong word, but it is the word used by mild-mannered Bernice Ting to describe how she feels about waste.
Published on April 9, 2014 | McGill News
by Jennifer Nault
The McGill Spaces Project invites you to an interactive James' Walk* on the McGill campus. Come learn about unique spaces right under your nose, and share your favourite spots on campus!
* The James' Walk is modeled after urban explorations known as Jane's Walk (after famed urban planner Jane Jacobs)
A new grad student sustainability committee is starting to work on social and environmental projects in workspaces.
We're looking for students from a variety of disciplines to get involved!
Recommendations to be released in April in response to criticism of Milton bike gates.
Published on April 1, 2014 | McGill Tribune
by Chelsea Ju
Cycling regulations on campus could undergo substantial changes following the work of McGill’s Cycling Working Group, which is scheduled for release in April.
The group was created in order to analyze issues regarding bicycles on campus, with the goal of devising a well-compromised accommodation for cyclists at the university.
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