Call for Nominations: Fourth Annual Catalyst Awards for Sustainability


We are seeking nominations by February 14th of people and groups to be recognized The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is proud to recognize students, staff, and faculty who have made...

Troubled waters: World’s groundwater increasingly at risk

Published: 29Jan2014

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...

Petrocultures 2014 preview

Published: 29Jan2014

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...

The Launch of "Sustainability Fridays"


Come share a drink, a snack, and a conversation with other McGill professors, students, and staff interested in sustainability. What better way to spend the last Friday afternoon of the month than...

McGill Net Positive: strength, and synergy, in numbers

Published: 23Jan2014

A professor at the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Elena Bennett, spends much of her research time looking at the ways ecosystems interact and provide...

Froid, consommation d’énergie, écologie

Published: 23Jan2014

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...

Four Burning Questions for John Robinson, Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC

Published: 23Jan2014

John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and...

ECOLE to Integrate Sustainable Living into McGill Residence

Published: 23Jan2014

The student-run initiative “ECOLE” (Educational COmmunity Living Environment) is working to transform a MORE house into a space for sustainable living to open in September 2014. Published on...

Des étudiants de l’Université McGill se mobilisent

Published: 23Jan2014

Alors que la population des abeilles chute de façon alarmante, des étudiants de l'Université McGill amassent des fonds pour construire un pavillon où vivront des colonies entières de ces insectes...

McGill Sustainability Research Symposium 2014


Sustainability research is, by design and necessity, interdisciplinary, and researchers in this field require platforms and spaces to share ideas and create connections. Find the 2014 speaker...