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.
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.
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.
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.
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.