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Leading the charge toward sustainability

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.

Published: 16Jan2015

Sustainability — at McGill, they've made an app for that

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

Published: 11Jan2015

Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design

 Michael Johnson) The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) is pleased to announce that Dr.

Published: 8Jan2015

Science Documentary @ Redpath Museum: No Impact Man

21Dec201415:00
Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

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.

270 000 tonnes de plastique dans les océans

La pollution provoquée par le plastique a pris de telles proportions au cours des dernières décennies que près de 270 000 tonnes de ce matériau flotteraient à la surface des océans, selon une étude internationale publiée mercredi.

le 10 décembre 2014 | Le Devoir

par:Alexandre Shields

Published: 16Dec2014

The climate is changing, and so are Arctic berries

McGill University Researcher Anna Bruce explores how Iqaluit women are adapting to "bad" berry seasons

Dec. 10, 2014 | Nunatsiaq Online

By: Sarah Rogers

OTTAWA — How are Inuit communities around the world adapting to a warming climate?

Published: 16Dec2014

Bhatt wins national prize for urban living ideas

Architecture professor Vikram Bhatt has won the 2014 Margolese National Design for Living Prize, the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture announced this week.

Nov. 28, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter Staff

Published: 16Dec2014

Nature Talk @ Redpath Museum: The Role of Science and Public Policy

14Dec201412:00
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Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Moderated by Victor Frankel  (PhD Candidate, McGill University & Graduate Fellow, Smithsonian Institution)

Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) brown bag lunch series presents: "Learn to Network"!

16Dec201412:00
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13:00
Brown Student Services Suite 2200, 3600 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G3, 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.

McGill Prof. Chris Ragan chairs high-profile group on economic and environmental fiscal reform

A team of Canada’s most prominent economists and former political leaders have banded together to urge governments to reform their fiscal policies to improve environmental protection and economic performance.



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The “ecofiscal commission” was unveiled Tuesday in Toronto, and will undertake a series of studies to promote subsidy reforms and taxes – including carbon pricing – to deal with air, water and waste concerns.

Published: 30Nov2014

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