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Zero Waste Week McGill 2013

Mon, 2013-11-04 16:00 - Sun, 2013-11-17 16:00
Various Locations
Price: Free

Greening McGill, in collaboration with others, presents Zero Waste Week 2.0!

 

Come become inspired to learn, discuss, and adapt the ways of sustainable living through field trips, events, and workshops. The goal of the project is to live one week--just one week--without producing any garbage at all! Join us, and let's get zero wasted!

You can check out the trailer for the documentary that inspired it all here.

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Climate Justice panelists talk Enbridge Line 9

Sun, 2013-10-20 14:45

Safety, environmental racism discussed

Published on October 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Mark Tartamella

On October 10, CKUT 90.3FM and the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund hosted the second installment of “Under the Weather,” a monthly series focusing on climate change.

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Seminar with Prof. Madhav Badami on "Peak Oil"

Fri, 2013-10-11 12:00
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 420, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2
Price: Free

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The School of Urban Planning is starting its 2013-2014 seminar series entitled “urban.studies@mcgill” with a presentation by Prof. Madhav Badami (Urban Planning / Environment) on the topic of “Peak Oil: ‘False Bad News’, Serious Threat, or Opportunity?”

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Teaching Students to Effect Change Right from the Start

Thu, 2013-09-26 17:19

Greg Andrusiak always had a passion for sustainability. In fact, it plays a big part in his role as land negotiator for Encana Corp. in Calgary.

Published on September 23 2013 | Financial Post
Written by Denise Deveau 

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CKUT: Under The Weather

Thu, 2013-09-12 18:30
Leacock Building : Room 26, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: Free

CKUT 90.3 FM, Climate Justice Montreal and the McGill Office of Sustainability present a year-long, monthly lecture series on climate change research and justice, known as Under The Weather.

Join us at the Under the Weather series launch with Amy Miller, director of The Carbon Rush, who discusses the concept of "Climate Justice" and the importance of popular education tools that provide critical, structural analysis.

Speaker: Amy Miller, director of the Carbon Rush
Date: Thursday, September 12th
Time: 6:30pm

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McGill Research Group Investigating Canadian Mining in Latin America (MICLA) Information Session

Thu, 2013-09-19 16:00 - 18:00
Leacock Building : Room 617, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: Free

Students interested in learning more about MICLA's work and how to participate are invited to a preliminary meeting from 4pm to 6 pm on Thursday September 19th, Room 617 Leacock Building.

Over the last twenty years, Canadian miners have become the most influential group within the continent’s mining sector.

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Electric snowmobile summers on Greenland ice sheet

Sat, 2013-09-07 15:20

Zero emission vehicle perfect for sensitive air-quality research 

Published on August 14, 2013 | McGill Reporter
Written by Neale McDevitt

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ASHRAE Journal

Sat, 2013-09-07 15:04

Published August 2013

Shaping the Next

Design contrains at Montreal's Mount Royal McGill University's McIntyre Pavillion, a cutting-edge medical research and teaching facility, led to innovative electromechanical systems that significantly reduced the energy consumption of the building. 

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The Walrus Talks Energy

Tue, 2013-10-01 18:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: $10 - $15

The Walrus Talks Energy is a four-part, cross-country series that brings together eight high-profile speakers from many disciplines for eighty minutes of lively thought-provoking ideas and insight.

 

Join us for The Walrus Talks Energy on October 1 at 6 p.m. in Moyse Hall. Guests will hear talks about Canada’s sustainable energy future, the challenges of energy production, innovations that will change the world, and where you fit in. Presented by Suncor. 

Speakers include:

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Who's out there on the roads? The 4 types of cyclists

Wed, 2013-08-28 20:28

Published on August 27, 2013 | Forbes

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