“Hate” may be a strong word, but it is the word used by mild-mannered Bernice Ting to describe how she feels about waste.
Published on April 9, 2014 | McGill News
by Jennifer Nault
Date: May 8, 2014
Location: Atwater Library -- 1200 Atwater Ave, Westmount
RSVP: jenna [at] ecwpress [dot] com
Recommendations to be released in April in response to criticism of Milton bike gates.
Published on April 1, 2014 | McGill Tribune
by Chelsea Ju
Cycling regulations on campus could undergo substantial changes following the work of McGill’s Cycling Working Group, which is scheduled for release in April.
The group was created in order to analyze issues regarding bicycles on campus, with the goal of devising a well-compromised accommodation for cyclists at the university.
We invite paper proposals for a Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium, to be held at the McGill Faculty of Law, Montreal, Quebec, from Wednesday to Friday, 18-20 June, 2014.
The symposium will explore the fundamental connections between taxation and human rights by providing a forum for collaboration among emerging scholars, established academics, civil society organization representatives, tax justice advocacy groups, tax policy makers, and researchers from around the world.
The global transition to clean energy is underway and Canada is lagging, experts speaking at the Broadbent Institute's Progress Summit said Saturday.
Published on March 29, 2014 | The Hill Times
by Laura Ryckewaert
Just received the first copies of my 14th book "Is That a Fact." Should be in the stores within a couple of weeks. Official launch is May 8 at 5 PM, Atwater Public Library in Montreal.
First advance review is in:
Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life.
Schwarcz, Joe (Author)
May 2014. 280 p. ECW, paperback, $17.95. (9781770411906). 500.
TRANSPORTATION AND URBAN SUSTAINABILITY
The Ghosts of Affordable Housing: Access and Health
Join us for this free talk given by Debbie Niemeier, Professor at University of California, Davis.
Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design: Drafting a green blueprint for the future
The first annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design will be held March 17-18 at le Centre Mont-Royal from 5:30-7:30 p.m..
Published on March 12, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by McGill Reporter Staff
Climate Change: Extinction of Ice-Free Antarctic Polynyas Due to Trapped Ocean Heat (Eric Galbraith)
Researchers from the McGill University and University of Pennsylvania have found evidence to show climate change is the main reason for the disappearance of ice-free regions, known as polynyas.
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McGill University of Montreal, Canada won the Zero Emissions, or electric, category of the challenge last weekend at Michigan Technological University's Keweenaw Research Center.
Published on March 13, 2014 | SF Gate
by Dan Roblee