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Reimagining housing for the poor and cities without cars

The Vancouver Sun | Jan. 25, 2015

By: Daphne Bramham

McGill architecture professor Vikram Bhatt, winner of the Margolese National Living Design Prize from UBC, thinks people should live where they can grow some of their own food.

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Published: 26Jan2015

Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) brown bag lunch series presents: "Communicating your research on video"!

30Jan201511:00
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Thomson House Room 404, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) is a joint initiative of McGill professors Elena Bennett and Catherine Potvin and funded by the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund.

ECOLE sustainable housing project gains Independent Student Group status

Jan. 13, 2015 | The McGill Tribune

by: Ashley Kong

Educational Community Living Environment (ECOLE), a sustainability initiative, gained Independent Student Group (ISG) status on Dec. 4 during the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Legislative Council meeting. 

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Published: 16Jan2015

L'habitat des ours polaires en danger [lien français]

le 14 janvier 2015 | RadioCanada

Une étude suggère que les menaces aux habitats glacés des ours polaires sont plus importantes que ce qui était prévu jusqu'à maintenant.

 

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Published: 16Jan2015

Sustainability Friday: Spotlight on Social Sustainability!

30Jan201516:00
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Faculty Club Billiards Room, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

It’s that time of month again! The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) invites you to have a snack and a drink with the sustainability community at the first Sustainability Friday of the semester.

Leading the charge toward sustainability

Professor Jeffrey Bergthorson in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named the first Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design at the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). Also recently appointed Associate Director of TISED, Prof Bergthorson began a 3-year term in both roles on January 1, 2015.

Published: 16Jan2015

Sustainability — at McGill, they've made an app for that

Dec. 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette

By: Sarah Rogers

Thanks to a McGill University law professor with an interest in social responsibility, there’s an app that will monitor your commitment to sustainability.

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Published: 11Jan2015

Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design

 Michael Johnson) The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) is pleased to announce that Dr.

Published: 8Jan2015

Science Documentary @ Redpath Museum: No Impact Man

21Dec201415:00
Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

NO IMPACT MAN: A family embarks on a year-long project to reduce their net footprint by using no electricity, producing no trash and giving back to the world.

270 000 tonnes de plastique dans les océans

Le Devoir | le 10 décembre 2014

par: Alexandre Shields

La pollution provoquée par le plastique a pris de telles proportions au cours des dernières décennies que près de 270 000 tonnes de ce matériau flotteraient à la surface des océans, selon une étude internationale publiée mercredi.

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Published: 16Dec2014

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