Published on May 8, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by: McGill Reporter Staff
A drab hallway, an empty lawn, an awkward nook – every university has them. But what if these were re-imagined as a colourful study space with bench seating, a pop-up outdoor classroom, and a busking area for student musicians?
From the Daily News webpage of the Canadian Architect website:
McGill group says the Arctic needs better adaptation policies
Published on April 28, 2014 | Nunatsiaq Online
by David Murphy
Inuit are vulnerable to climate change, and it’s time for new policy to adapt, a group of researchers says in a new report
That’s the message from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group, led by James Ford of McGill University, who released a paper April 24 about the need for better adaption strategies, especially in health, for Inuit.
From the News webpage of the Robert A.M. Stern Architects website:
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. Engineering, architecture, and urban planning work around the world is changing rapidly - instructors and students need to keep up with the changes and see how their work can be applied to make our society more sustainable.
Students learn about nature and politics in unique project to place a bee colony atop town hall
Published on April 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette
Written by: Catherine Solyom
For the bees, too, it’s been a long, hard winter.
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The Alberta-based Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) announced on April 15, that two McGill researchers are among the 24 winners of $500,000 grants to transform carbon dioxide into useful products.
Published on April 16, 2014 | McGill Publications
Written by: Meaghan Thurston
Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty
Published on April 11, 2014 | McGill Research
An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.
"Hey, aren't you somebody?" the teenager queried as I got into the elevator.
“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