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Internship Opportunity with the Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation

The Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) team invites McGill student (graduate and undergraduate) applications to a part-time 6-month internship developing a case study on McGill’s partnership and involvement with the Salon 1861 (Gestion immobilière Quo Vadis). 

The project will be co-supervised by Desautels Professors Emmanuelle Vaast and Ruthanne Huising with support from Ms. Isabelle Péan of the McGill QI team.

Published: 2Apr2015

4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015)

25May2015
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27May2015
Hotel Omni Mont-Royal 1050 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2R6

The Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) and ten of its member societies are organizing the 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015), which will be held at the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal in Montreal.

Brown bag lunch: Use social media strategically

31Mar201512:00
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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.

Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) presents: Montreal's Ecosystems at Your Service Brainstorming Session

23Mar201511:00
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Thomson House Room 406, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

Montreal’s Ecosystems at Your Service is a bilingual website connecting people to their environment through stories. We aim to show how ecosystems in Montreal and its surroundings improve our lives and how we can help to protect them.

Outside the box: Reclaiming our streets as places to live, not just drive

The Ottawa Citizen | Mar 12, 2015

by: Avi Freidman

Are asphalt roads and sidewalks in neighbourhoods really needed? Of course they are, you might say. Otherwise, where else will people walk and how will drivers reach their garages? But let’s look at the wisdom of having roads and sidewalks in their current form.

As we rethink our future neighbourhoods and fix existing ones, we may want to take a hard look at our streets and reclaim them. After all, it is we who pay for their costly construction and neverending upkeep.

Published: 22Mar2015

Catherine Potvin - Dialogues for a Greener Canada

Science News | March 18, 2015

by: Lesley Evans Ogden

A group of prominent Canadian academics is trying to change the dynamic by releasing its own set of climate policy recommendations for the nation.

Published: 22Mar2015

Complete shift to renewable energy within Canada’s reach, academics say

The Globe and Mail | March 18, 2015

by: IVAN SEMENIUK AND SHAWN MCCARTHY

Canada could shift entirely to renewable sources of electricity by 2035 and eliminate 80 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, says a group of Canadian academics that is aiming to spur government action on climate change.

To get there, they recommend a national carbon-pricing plan, and greater effort to move electricity produced from low-carbon sources such as hydro dams across provincial borders.

Published: 22Mar2015

Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry Case Competition Promotes Cross-Faculty Collaboration

On January 16-17, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), CREATE in Green Chemistry, and the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED), jointly a workshop and case competition on Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry.

Published: 16Mar2015

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