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Harnessing the butterfly effect

McGill Reporter | Aug. 19, 2015

by: Vincent Allaire

In a new paper published online in Geophysical Research Letters, McGill Professor Shaun Lovejoy shows how to directly harness the atmosphere’s elephantine memory to produce temperature forecasts that are somewhat more accurate than conventional numerical computer models.

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Published: 27Aug2015

Midnight Kitchen celebrates successful harvest

Mcgill Reporter | July 31, 2015

by: Krystle Manintveld

A collection of students and community members gathered outside Burnside on Wednesday to share their final ‘garden meal’ of the season, put together largely from vegetables grown right on the McGill downtown campus thanks to the efforts of Midnight Kitchen volunteers.

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Published: 11Aug2015

Panel Discussion: Getting Involved in Sustainability

4Sep201514:30
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15:30
University Centre ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

Are you starting your journey at McGill this fall? Interested in getting involved with sustainability-related student groups, academic research and student initiatives?

Reinventing chemistry

McGill News | Spring-Summer 2015

by: Mark Witten

A new branch of science aims to do away with the toxic waste that’s associated with industrial manufacturing and some of the brightest lights in this green chemistry movement are pursuing their research at McGill.

Published: 21Jul2015

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

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

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