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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

Divest McGill takes home Catalyst prize at annual awards event

The McGill Reporter | Apr 16, 2015

by: McGill Reporter Staff

The Divest McGill group, which is conducting a campaign to persuade the University to divest from companies associated with the production of fossil fuels, was one of the winners of the Catalyst Awards handed out on April 13, at the fifth annual Office of Sustainability event held at the Faculty Club.
 

Published: 16Apr2015

GES : McGill a réduit ses émissions de près du tiers depuis 2002

The McGill Reporter | April 15, 2015

By: Julie Fortier

Au cours des prochaines semaines, McGill entreprendra un important projet de modernisation de son système de distribution d’énergie au campus Macdonald, à Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.
 

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Published: 16Apr2015

Carbon pricing with a practical Canadian twist

The Globe and Mail | April 7, 2015

By: Chirstopher Ragan

On Tuesday, Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission (which I chair) released a new report, The Way Forward, with specific recommendations for how Canadians can make real progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). 

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Published: 9Apr2015

Budding Ideas: Celebrating Community Research!

10Apr201515:00
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19:30
University 3559 3559 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B1, CA

ECOLE would like to invite you to join their celebratory final event of the academic year, Budding Ideas:  Celebrating Community Research!   They are enthused to be wrapping up our pilot year and are eager to share all of the lessons we've learned

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