Knowing more about your materials: An innovative solution for the absolute characterization of solid materials in UV-Vis/NIR
How would you sustainably invest $10 million?
Applications for the 3rd annual SSMU Sustainability Case Competition are due January 24th at 11:59pm, and this year’s topic is sustainable investments.
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Published November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal
ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community.
Visionary Organizing in an Age of Climate Crisis with CHARITY HICKS - presented by Under the Weather
Many people feel we live in ecologically destructive, highly unequal and spiritually toxic economies.
They crave an alternative. But what should it look like? And how will we get there? Detroit is a city on the front-lines of neoliberal and ecological devastation. It is also a laboratory for alternatives.
Lecture by Catherine Potvin (Trottier Professor, Principal Investigator, Neotropical Ecology Lab, Biology, McGill)
Greening McGill, in collaboration with others, presents Zero Waste Week 2.0!
Come become inspired to learn, discuss, and adapt the ways of sustainable living through field trips, events, and workshops. The goal of the project is to live one week--just one week--without producing any garbage at all! Join us, and let's get zero wasted!
You can check out the trailer for the documentary that inspired it all here.
The importance of recycling used electronics.
Published on September 30 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Chris Mills
Students interested in learning more about MICLA's work and how to participate are invited to a preliminary meeting from 4pm to 6 pm on Thursday September 19th, Room 617 Leacock Building.
Over the last twenty years, Canadian miners have become the most influential group within the continent’s mining sector.
Published on August 3, 2013 | ArchSupply
"Past approaches no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking. The need for a new outlook is propelled by fundamental changes that touch upon environmental, economic and social aspects.
Written by Emma Eley
Published on June 27, 2013 | Royal Society of Chemistry, Chemistry World
"An international team of chemists (from McGill and the RIKEN Institute, Japan) has reported a clean and green way to perform one of the most important industrial reactions for pharmaceutical and petrochemical synthesis. Platinum group metals are currently the catalysts of choice for hydrogenations due to their high activity.