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A new look at wave dissipation in sea ice

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McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040

Published: 28Nov2017

McGill University is committing to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040, under its new Climate & Sustainability Action Plan (2017-2020), released today.

Why are the leaves on Montreal's trees so green in October?

Published: 4Oct2017

Unseasonably warm September could be cause of slight delay in leaves changing colour, McGill professor says. According to Jim Fyles, a forest ecology professor and director of the Morgan Arboretum,...

Expert: Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica

Published: 12Jul2017

"One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up." (CBC)

Global Health Conference on Climate Change

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The McGill Global Health Committee of IFMSA-Quebec is organizing a conference that will not only explore the impacts of climate change on human health here and on a global scale but also transform...

Experts: National Climate Strategy

Published: 29Feb2016

“With the wind at his back from Paris and a fresh mandate from Canadians, Mr. Trudeau meets provincial and territorial leaders in Vancouver this week to pursue a national climate strategy.” (The...

Harnessing the butterfly effect

Published: 18Aug2015

The atmosphere is so unstable that a butterfly flapping its wings can, famously, change the course of weather patterns. The celebrated “butterfly effect” also means that the reliability of weather...

Global warming ‘pause’ reflects natural fluctuation

Published: 21Jul2014

Statistical analysis of average global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 shows that the slowdown in global warming during this period is consistent with natural variations in temperature,...

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