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Leith Sharp: Embracing “disruptive sustainability”

Mon, 2014-02-24 23:32

Leith Sharp comes to McGill February 27th, 2014, here she answers some pertinent questions:

Published on Feb 20, 2014 | .

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Written by McGill Reporter Staff

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Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?

Mon, 2014-02-24 23:20

Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may seem inexorable.

Published on Feb 21, 2014 | Teatro Naturale International

Written by S.C.

Source Site: /sustainability

Emerging Leaders Program: Personal Visioning and Goal Setting mini-workshop

Tue, 2014-09-09 17:45 - 18:45
Brown Student Services : Room 5001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

This highly interactive workshop gives participants the opportunity to learn more about personal visioning and goal setting in theory and practice.

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TISED & Fondation 3E: An educational recognition event

Mon, 2013-11-25 16:30 - 19:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free

 

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Hydraulic Fracturing: Environmental, Health and Legal Issues

Fri, 2013-11-22 09:35 - 11:25
Wong Building : Room 1050, 3610 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C5
Price: Free - Refreshments will be provided

Everyone is welcome to attend this CIVE 615 Environmental Engineering Seminar (part of the Environmental & Water resource engineering seminar series) given by: Prof. Tom Gleeson, Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Mark Goldberg, Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Richard Janda, Faculty of Law - McGill University

In recent years, natural gas extracted from shale formations has become an increasingly important energy resource throughout North America.

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Resource recovery applications: approaches, tools and projects for the relaunch of rural economy

Fri, 2013-11-08 10:00 - 11:30
Wong Building : Room 1050, 3610 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C5
Price: Free

This seminar, open to all, is part of the Environmental and Water Resource Engineering Seminar Series. Join us as Professor Simon Barnabé discusses "Resource recovery applications: approaches, tools and projects for the relaunch of rural economy".

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As biomass is the basis of most rural economy, resource recovery could be the key to relaunch or revitalize rural communities affected by socio-economic problems such as local plant shutdown, decline of population, lack of business initiatives, and reluctance to change.

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Membrane Processes for Water Purification

Fri, 2013-10-25 10:00 - 11:25
Wong Building : Room 1050, 3610 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C5
Price: Free

Everyone is welcome to attend this CIVE 615 Environmental Engineering Seminar (part of the Environmental & Water resource engineering seminar series) given by Dr.

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Sustainability and the Population Debate

Sat, 2013-12-14 10:30 - 15:30
688 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal
Price: 95.00

Course participation is limited to 20 people

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Sustainability essentially involves the obligation to leave to future generations the capacity to ensure their well-being. This obligation raises the question of whether we are running out of resources—in terms of both “sources” and “sinks”—necessary for its fulfillment.

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