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Including nature in human decisions for innovation and sustainability in the Anthropocene

9May201617:30
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Macdonald Engineering Building Room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C3, CA

Dr. Bhavik Bakshi 

Reducing GHG Emissions in Canada: A Formidable Challenge

5Apr201617:30
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École Polytechnique de Montréal - 2900 boul. Édouard-Montpetit, Montréal, QC CA

A public conference unveiling the results of the Trottier Energy Futures Project (TEFP).

Green Light Microscopy: A Sustainable Alternative in Modern Microscopy

In times of environmental decline, scientific innovation must be implemented to replace old and inefficient technology. This can lead to positive academic, economic and environmental impacts. Fluorescence microscopy is a key element in many aspects of research throughout the physical, life and health sciences. Microscopes are found in virtually all research institutes, universities, hospitals, biotechnology companies and pharmaceutical companies.

Published: 1Mar2016

Sustainable Energy: a breakfast event

4Mar201607:30
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Fasken Martineau 800 Victoria Square, 37th floor, Stock Exchange Tower, Montreal, QC, H4Z 1A1, CA

Outside the Box: Getting our waste to pay our energy bills

The Ottawa Citizen | Feb. 11, 2016

by: Avi Freedman

Canadians are among the largest producers of solid waste in the world. According to Environment Canada, we generate 990 kilograms per capita annually compared to the Japanese, for example, who produce half that much.

Read the full story here.

Published: 13Feb2016

Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry: Engaging Graduate Students Outside of Disciplinary Silos

Green chemistry is a rapidly growing area of interest for industry as companies face increased regulatory requirements, supply constraints, and consumer demands for sustainable products. Business innovation is a powerful means to achieve sustainable development, but challenges associated with marketability of clean technologies must be considered for effective implementation.

Published: 10Feb2016

Renewables: What holds us back? What moves us ahead?

8Mar201618:30
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9Mar201620:30
Centre Mont-Royal 1000 Sherbrooke Ouest, 1000, rue Sherbrooke O., Montréal, CA

Featuring speakers Mark Z.

#FlushGate 100 days later

11Feb201618:00
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Thomson House 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA


Alternative Energy Enters the Iron Age

CBC News | January 15, 2016

Quirks & Quarks with Bob McDonald

Dr. Jeff Bergthorson, a professor of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University, and his colleagues, think the answer to the difficult problem of energy storage and transportation in a fossil-fuel-free future could be metals.

Listen to the audio here.

Published: 25Jan2016

Studying the Arctic

Ames Tribune | January 9, 2015

by: Dylan Clark

Dylan Clark moved to Montreal to begin a master’s program with James Ford and the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group in the Department of Geography at McGill University to do work in climate change and health. This interesting retrospective written by Mr. Clark paints a picture of the life of an Arctic researcher and the cultural and physical environments they encounter.

Read the full story here.

Published: 20Jan2016

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