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Twelve college campuses leading the way for sustainable dining

The Christian Science Monitor | Aug. 26, 2015

By: Clare Algozin

McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, currently spends 47 percent of its food budget on produce from its own on-campus farm and from growers within 300 miles of the campus.

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Published: 28Aug2015

Harnessing the butterfly effect

McGill Reporter | Aug. 19, 2015

by: Vincent Allaire

In a new paper published online in Geophysical Research Letters, McGill Professor Shaun Lovejoy shows how to directly harness the atmosphere’s elephantine memory to produce temperature forecasts that are somewhat more accurate than conventional numerical computer models.

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Published: 27Aug2015

Sustainable Production and Circular Economy

10Sep201517:30
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Trottier Building Room 1090, 3630 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C6, CA

The growing demand for new products coupled with the rise in consumption in developing economies are straining the environment around the world. The major cause of continued deterioration in the global environment is unsustainable consumption and production, particularly in industrialized countries.  However, there is strong evidence that transitioning to a sustainable economy and circular economy can lead to higher economic growth while reducing the impact on the environment. 

Antimicrobial resistance and sustainability of water infrastructures

22Sep201518:00
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New Residence Hall Ballroom, 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA

The spread of antimicrobial resistance challenges the sustainability of water infrastructures and threaten modern medical advances.

Midnight Kitchen celebrates successful harvest

Mcgill Reporter | July 31, 2015

by: Krystle Manintveld

A collection of students and community members gathered outside Burnside on Wednesday to share their final ‘garden meal’ of the season, put together largely from vegetables grown right on the McGill downtown campus thanks to the efforts of Midnight Kitchen volunteers.

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Published: 11Aug2015

Panel Discussion: Getting Involved in Sustainability

4Sep201514:00
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Are you starting your journey at McGill this fall? Interested in getting involved with sustainability-related student groups, academic research and student initiatives?

Energy Revolution? More Like a Crawl

15Sep201518:00
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Arts Building Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

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Reinventing chemistry

McGill News | Spring-Summer 2015

by: Mark Witten

A new branch of science aims to do away with the toxic waste that’s associated with industrial manufacturing and some of the brightest lights in this green chemistry movement are pursuing their research at McGill.

Published: 21Jul2015

Sustainable Production and Circular Economy

10Sep201517:30
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Trottier Building Room 1090, 3630 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C6, CA

No registration required! Come early to get a seat!

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U.S. Turns Corner on Urban Sprawl

McGill Newsroom | June 15, 2015

Christopher Barrington-Leigh of McGill University in Montreal measured sprawl by looking at construction of streets and how many roads meet at intersections to form corners or nodes.

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Published: 2Jul2015

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