On International Day, UN Secretary-General calls for protection of natural resources in war-torn countries
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the importance of protecting the environment in times of armed conflict, and stressed that strong natural resource governance can help prevent conflict and contribute to long-term peace.
Published November 6 2013 | UN News Centre
Written by UN News
In this lecture, Stephen Lewis will draw on his extensive international experience to illustrate the power of advocacy in the fight for social justice, global health and equality.
Mr. Lewis is the co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World, an international advocacy organization that works to promote more urgent and more effective global responses to HIV/AIDS.
Lecture by Catherine Potvin (Trottier Professor, Principal Investigator, Neotropical Ecology Lab, Biology, McGill)
Key modifications urged for Québec energy policy
Social entrepreneurship – whether as new or existing ventures, with an environmental or social-justice focus – is a hot topic on campus.
Published October 22 2013 | Globe and Mail
Written by Jennifer Lewington
On Thursday, November 14th Vision 2020 will turn the page from planning to action!
Ever experienced a bike-powered cinema, a community mapping project, a theatrical performance, and a beautiful local snack all in one evening?
Curious about how it all connects? Join us on Thursday, November 14th on the Third Floor of the McGill Bookstore for a creative and inspiring celebration of the emerging culture of Sustainability at McGill. Here we'll toast to the first draft of the McGill Sustainability Strategy and generate excitement to keep it moving forward.
Greening McGill, in collaboration with others, presents Zero Waste Week 2.0!
Come become inspired to learn, discuss, and adapt the ways of sustainable living through field trips, events, and workshops. The goal of the project is to live one week--just one week--without producing any garbage at all! Join us, and let's get zero wasted!
You can check out the trailer for the documentary that inspired it all here.
This week, join the Science Undergraduate Society of McGill University as we raise money for Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre
Invite your friends and colleagues to join you at the Faculty Club this friday!
Come share a drink, a snack, and a conversation with other McGill professors, students, and staff interested in sustainability. Since Sustainability Fridays were such a success last year, they are being started up again, coordinated by MOOS (McGill Office of Sustainability), and supported by generous partners.
Safety, environmental racism discussed
Published on October 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Mark Tartamella
On October 10, CKUT 90.3FM and the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund hosted the second installment of “Under the Weather,” a monthly series focusing on climate change.