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)
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).
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.
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.”
McGill Students Fiona Yuan and Christopher Tegho win at 2014 Scotiabank EcoLiving Student Leadership Award
Yuan and Tegho are in their last year of electrical engineering at McGill University and are keen about sustainability and energy conservation. Together they designed an “energy management and power disaggregation” system that helps homeowners and businesses better monitor, control and manage the energy use of individual appliances.
Published on June 4, 2014 | CBC
Ideas with Paul Kennedy
Following on the heels of Green Growth: Can Profits Save the Planet?, IDEAS presents the Muskoka Summit, a biennial conclave with some of the world's most respected ecologists debating one of the crucial questions of our time -- is it possible for economists to understand and appreciate the 'real' value of the environment?
Scholarships available for new one-credit course taken in collaboration with l’École d’été
This August 13th - 16th, McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies (SCS) will be hosting L’École d’été, a yearly event organized by l’Institut de Nouveau Monde. L’École d’été will bring together 500+ youth to engage with civil society leaders on a variety of issues related to social engagement in Quebec.
Montreal — Green spaces can help obliterate blue spaces in our minds: It’s a no-brainer.
Published on May 30, 2014 | The Gazette
by: Bill Brownstein
Now that spring is finally here, it’s time to think about plants.
Are any of your indoor office plants getting too big?
Do you need to divide your garden perennials?
Did you start too many tomato plants?
The Greening Indoor McGill Initiative (GIMI) would be thrilled to receive any of them.
The second annual GIMI Indoor and Outdoor Plant Sale takes place on Wednesday, June 11, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Y intersection on lower campus.
Mark your calendars, and pass the message on.
Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world’s most arid regions
Published on May 13, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by: Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello