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City-grown vegetables could feed urban dwellers

In a number of cities around the world, residents have transformed previously derelict sites, ignored corners and over-grown verges into green and productive vegetable plots

Published on July 30, 2014 | Environmental Research Web

For example, in York, UK, an "edible map" reveals that there is garlic mustard and horseradish growing in abundance alongside the river, and plums will be available on a tree in a street in Osbaldwick by August.

Published: 25Jul2014

Can Urban Agriculture Feed the World's Growing Cities?

Living in a city puts everything at your fingertips: From fashion and movies to social movements and political experiments, residents of urban areas experience most everything before it trickles through the suburbs and into rural communities.

Published on July 29, 2014 | Yahoo! News

by: Willy Blackmore

Published: 25Jul2014

Global Warming: Planet Hits Natural Pause Button (featuring Shaun Lovejoy)

Global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 indicate a slowdown in global warming, but this was due to natural cooling fluctuation and not due to any decrease in greenhouse gas emissions. This has been proved by statistical analysis of the temperatures, conducted by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.

(Exerpt from Jayalakshmi K, International Business Times)


Published: 25Jul2014

Hungry for something healthy and new? Why not make dinner with crickets tonight!

McGill Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming

Published on July 23, 2014 | Journal Metro

by: Mathais Marchal

Published: 25Jul2014

McGill University Student Uses Pulse Energy API to Create the McGill Energy Map

To encourage more active commuting among McGill staff

Published on July 14, 2014 | Pulse Energy News

by: Meena Mohan

Flexibility and configurability are two of our guiding principles when it comes to developing great, user friendly software.

Published: 16Jul2014

Showers available for bike commuters

To encourage more active commuting among McGill staff

Published on June 15, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter

Published: 20Jun2014

Out of the classroom and into the rainforest

The Panama Field Studies Semester offers McGill undergraduates a unique opportunity to experience the complexity of environmental issues up-close

Published on June 9, 2014 | McGill News

by: Hannah Hoag (MSc '99)

Published: 20Jun2014

AstroMcGill Presents: Public Astro Night

19Jun201420:30

This Thursday: "Gamma-ray Astronomy: The Atmosphere as a 3D Display", by Dr. Jean-François Rajotte. It will be followed by night-sky observations (weather permitting).

McGill Fossil Fuel Decisions Shift

The McGill University board of governors has included “grave environmental degradation” as allowable criteria for divestment.

Published on June 10, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Karen Seidman

Many students at McGill University are celebrating a fundamental shift in how the university will decide whether to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.

Published: 11Jun2014

McGill Nonlinear Physics Professor and Climatologist Shaun Lovejoy: Global Warming is not a "Natural" Occurrence

Opinion: Research Shows the Global Warming isn't natural

Published on June 9, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Shaun Lovejoy

Last year, the Quebec Skeptics Society laid down a challenge: “If anthropogenic global warming is as strong as scientists claim, then why do they need supercomputers to demonstrate it?”

My immediate response was: “They don’t.”

Published: 11Jun2014

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