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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

RETScreen: Cleaner Energy Decisions

28Aug201517:30
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19:00
McConnell Engineering Building Room 13, 3480 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E9, CA

This event is now full - stay tuned for more TISED events!

Overview

RETScreen, Natural Resources Canada's clean energy management software, helps businesses and governments alike to make cleaner energy decisions.

Teaching the business of sustainability

A team led by Steve Maguire, Director of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) , has been named winner of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill.

Published: 5Jun2015

New Undergraduate Program Wins Award for Sustainability in Business Curricula

The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and Desautels faculty members who were recently named recipients of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill University.

Published: 4Jun2015

MUSE 2015 Symposium: Examining Montreal’s Environmental History and Urban Sustainability

29May201510:00
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16:00
Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Showcasing MUSE student research and a keynote presentation by

Dr. Jean-François Lozier, Curator, Canadian Museum of History

Refreshments provided, all are welcome.

McGill embraces sustainable procurement

McGill Reporter | May 4, 2015

When McGill adopted its first Procurement Policy in spring 2013, it gave Procurement Services the mandate to establish a culture of sustainable procurement practices at McGill and in its wider community.

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Published: 12May2015

Clean ride mapper: Cycling the less polluted routes

The McGill Reporter | April 15, 2015

By: Katherine Gombay 

Cyclists in Montreal and Toronto can now choose the least polluted routes to get around their cities thanks to an online tool developed at McGill. 

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Published: 28Apr2015

Aboriginal students, staff at McGill University call for more recognition

CBC News | April 23, 2015

Kakwiranoron Cook, McGill's aboriginal outreach administrator, would like to see the university put up a more noticeable monument.

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Published: 25Apr2015

McGill prof Chris Ragan: We need smart tolls on our bridges

McGill Reporter | April 20, 2015

by: Doug Sweet

Montreal, like other cities, needs to consider “congestion pricing” – putting a price on traffic congestion the way provinces should be putting a price on carbon, says Economics Professor Christopher Ragan, Chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, a McGill-based think-tank developing practical policies to improve economic performance and the environment.
 

Published: 24Apr2015

McGill Geography Chair Jeffrey Wells: Cold carbon conservation' is important in fighting climate change

Montreal Gazette | April 22, 2015

by: Jeffrey Wells

We were heartened last week to see leaders of Canada’s provincial and territorial governments meet in Quebec City to seek real solutions to the runaway problem of carbon pollution. 

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Published: 24Apr2015

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