On Jan. 14-16, McGill hosted Canada’s third annual Fair Trade Conference with The Canadian Fair Trade Network (CFTN).
McGill Reporter | Jan. 22, 2015
By: Galitt Araf
McGill architecture professor Vikram Bhatt, winner of the Margolese National Living Design Prize from UBC, thinks people should live where they can grow some of their own food.
The Vancouver Sun | Jan. 25, 2015
By: Daphne Bramham
A slum or a squatter’s settlement isn’t where one expects to find an architect.
Yet, it’s in those communities on three different continents that Vikram Bhatt has spent most of his distinguished career.
Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) brown bag lunch series presents: "Communicating your research on video"!
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. Our main goal is to give visibility to McGill researchers (profs, graduate students and postdocs) working on positive contributions to sustainability. To do that, we help them create videos and we offer a series of brown bag lunches in science communication and outreach.
Jan. 13, 2015 | The McGill Tribune
by: Ashley Kong
le 14 janvier 2015 | RadioCanada
Une étude suggère que les menaces aux habitats glacés des ours polaires sont plus importantes que ce qui était prévu jusqu'à maintenant. Les explications de Bruno Tremblay, professeur au département des sciences atmosphériques et océaniques à l'Université McGill.
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It’s that time of month again! The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) invites you to have a snack and a drink with the sustainability community at the first Sustainability Friday of the semester.
Professor Jeffrey Bergthorson in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named the first Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design at the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). Also recently appointed Associate Director of TISED, Prof Bergthorson began a 3-year term in both roles on January 1, 2015.
Thanks to a McGill University law professor with an interest in social responsibility, there’s an app that will monitor your commitment to sustainability.
Dec. 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette
By: Sarah Rogers
The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) is pleased to announce that Dr.
NO IMPACT MAN: A family embarks on a year-long project to reduce their net footprint by using no electricity, producing no trash and giving back to the world.
Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.