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McGill Sustainability Research Symposium

13Mar2015
Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

According to Ancient Greek culture, the circle is the perfect shape. No beginning. No end. What if we use this perfection to look at the systems that surrounds us? What if we try to close the loop?

Integrating social equity into urban transportation planning: A critical evaluation of equity objectives and measures in transportation plans in North America

Science Direct | January 2015

By: Kevin Manaugh

“Almost all [cities involved] have wide goals about how the infrastructure should be equitably distributed, but then nothing is really measured, because there isn’t a clear target for performance measure for many plans.” - Kevin Manaugh

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Published: 3Feb2015

Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) brown bag lunch series presents: "Get media coverage for your research"!

10Feb201512:00
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13:00
Thomson House Room 406, 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.

Systems crucial to stability of planet compromised

McGill Newsroom | January 15, 2015

Almost half of the processes that are crucial to maintaining the stability of the planet have become dangerously compromised by human activity.

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Published: 3Feb2015

McGill hosts annual Fair Trade Conference

McGill Reporter | Jan. 22, 2015

By: Galitt Araf

The three-day event brought together leaders from across the country committed to the advancement of Fair Trade, both on a small scale and globally. 

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Published: 26Jan2015

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.

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