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McGill Fossil Fuel Decisions Shift

The McGill University board of governors has included “grave environmental degradation” as allowable criteria for divestment.

Published on June 10, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Karen Seidman

Many students at McGill University are celebrating a fundamental shift in how the university will decide whether to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.

Published: 11Jun2014

McGill Nonlinear Physics Professor and Climatologist Shaun Lovejoy: Global Warming is not a "Natural" Occurrence

Opinion: Research Shows the Global Warming isn't natural

Published on June 9, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Shaun Lovejoy

Last year, the Quebec Skeptics Society laid down a challenge: “If anthropogenic global warming is as strong as scientists claim, then why do they need supercomputers to demonstrate it?”

My immediate response was: “They don’t.”

Published: 11Jun2014

McGill Students Fiona Yuan and Christopher Tegho win at 2014 Scotiabank EcoLiving Student Leadership Award

Yuan and Tegho are in their last year of electrical engineering at McGill University and are keen about sustainability and energy conservation. Together they designed an “energy management and power disaggregation” system that helps homeowners and businesses better monitor, control and manage the energy use of individual appliances.

Published: 9Jun2014

Podcast: Environment or Economy: At the Muskoka Summit

Published on June 4, 2014 | CBC

Ideas with Paul Kennedy

Following on the heels of Green Growth: Can Profits Save the Planet?, IDEAS presents the Muskoka Summit, a biennial conclave with some of the world's most respected ecologists debating one of the crucial questions of our time -- is it possible for economists to understand and appreciate the 'real' value of the environment?

Published: 9Jun2014

Two Ph.D. students awarded TD Bank Group-CCA Collection Research Grants

Ph.D. students Heather Braiden and Ayca Koseoglu have received TD Bank Group-CCA Collection Research Grants for 2014. These grants are offered to doctoral students in architecture, in humanities and in social sciences in Canadian universities to facilitate access to the CCA Collection during residencies of one to three months at the Study Centre in the Summer of 2014.

Published: 6Jun2014

Given our frigid climes, think indoor greenery

Montreal — Green spaces can help obliterate blue spaces in our minds: It’s a no-brainer.

Published on May 30, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Bill Brownstein

Published: 6Jun2014

Recent graduate Marie-Ève Lamarre awarded LOJIC prize at National Assembly

Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIC) highlighted the excellence of 17 international mobility projects with the presentation of the sixth LOJIQ prizes held May 27 at the National Assembly in front of nearly 300 guests. Recent graduate Marie-Ève Lamarre (M.Arch.

Published: 5Jun2014

Prof. Aaron Sprecher Promoted to Associate Professor

The Board of Governors of McGill University has approved the promotion of Prof. Aaron Sprecher to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, effective June 1, 2014. Prof. Sprecher was initially appointed as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture in the summer of 2008.

Published: 30May2014

Renewable energy, policy interactions, and the role of Engineers

28May201415:00
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16:30
Macdonald Engineering Building Room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C3, CA
Dr. Kristina Johnson

Renewable energy, policy interactions, and the role of Engineers: A talk by Dr. Kristina Johnson

TISED is honoured to host this talk by Dr.

Engineering Education: A Paradigm Shift into High Gear, a talk by Dr. Cliff Davidson

14May201417:30
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18:30
Faculty Club 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

Everyone is invited!

Our speaker, Dr. Cliff Davidson, will present the 'why' and 'how' of engineers' re-education on new local and global environmental concerns.

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