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Climate change is bad for Inuit health, research group says

McGill group says the Arctic needs better adaptation policies

Published on April 28, 2014 | Nunatsiaq Online
by David Murphy

Inuit are vulnerable to climate change, and it’s time for new policy to adapt, a group of researchers says in a new report

That’s the message from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group, led by James Ford of McGill University, who released a paper April 24 about the need for better adaption strategies, especially in health, for Inuit.

Published: 1May2014

LARS Workshop: Communicating your Research on Video (for McGill Professors)

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Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) is a new science communication initiative developed in collaboration with professors Elena Bennett and Catherine Potvin.

Creating buzz with bee hive atop T.M.R. town-hall

Students learn about nature and politics in unique project to place a bee colony atop town hall

Published on April 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette
Written by: Catherine Solyom

For the bees, too, it’s been a long, hard winter.

Published: 22Apr2014

Two McGill researchers receive $500,000 grants to find innovative uses for carbon

The Alberta-based Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) announced on April 15, that two McGill researchers are among the 24 winners of $500,000 grants to transform carbon dioxide into useful products.

Published on April 16, 2014 | McGill Publications
Written by: Meaghan Thurston

Published: 18Apr2014

Is global warming just a giant natural fluctuation?

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty

Published on April 11, 2014 | McGill Research

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.

Published: 15Apr2014

Making “waste not” a way of life

“Hate” may be a strong word, but it is the word used by mild-mannered Bernice Ting to describe how she feels about waste.

Published on April 9, 2014 | McGill News
by Jennifer Nault

Published: 13Apr2014

McGill Spaces Project Presents: James' Walk

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Burnside Hall Statue of James McGill on Lower Field, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CA

The McGill Spaces Project invites you to an interactive James' Walk* on the McGill campus.

Grad Students: Join us to help make your lab/office more sustainable!

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Thomson House Room 404, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

A new grad student sustainability committee is starting to work on social and environmental projects in workspaces.

We're looking for students from a variety of disciplines to get involved!

Working group aims to redefine shared space for pedestrians and cyclists on campus

Recommendations to be released in April in response to criticism of Milton bike gates.

Published on April 1, 2014 | McGill Tribune
by Chelsea Ju

Cycling regulations on campus could undergo substantial changes following the work of McGill’s Cycling Working Group, which is scheduled for release in April.

The group was created in order to analyze issues regarding bicycles on campus, with the goal of devising a well-compromised accommodation for cyclists at the university.

Published: 3Apr2014

Net Positive Presents Danny Pearl: Greening and Densifying our Cities and Campuses

8Apr201411:00
Thomson House 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA
Please, come and join us in welcoming architect Daniel Pearl as the next Net Positive speaker!

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