McGill students are champions of the local and sustainable food movement. The McGill Farmers’ Market, the Macdonald Student-Run Ecological Gardens (MSEG), and Organic Campus are student-run projects, independently established to produce, promote, and distribute local food at McGill.
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Funded by McGill’s Sustainability Project Fund (SPF), The Little Free Library Initiative is looking for a project assistant. As a member of the coordinating committee, you will engage and network with fellow graduate students and faculty at McGill and other Canadian universities to help realize the project.
New Deal Brewing Co. co-owner Daleyne Guay (EMBA’2016) says that, over the past five years, microbews have risen to 8.9% of the Quebec market, while the majors have lost 1% per year and imports have taken up the space in-between. Within this context, Mr. Guay is on a mission to make you to reach for one of his Boldwin beers before you grab that next Stella Artois. New Deal has positioned itself as the province’s only 100% organic brewery, which also maximises sustainability throughout its production process.
Now in its fourth edition, Corporate Knights’ Future 40 ranking is a yearly roundup of companies and organizations that are transitioning towards a low-carbon future. The list heavily reflects Ontario-based companies and utilities, but there is also a lot of representation from Canada’s mining sector and medium-sized oil and gas producers, all of which are pivoting towards greater sustainability in their production processes.
A joint McGill-Concordia effort has won a $50,000 federal grant to bring its innovative row-house design to the International Solar Decathlon in China next year. TeamMTL’s design takes aim at the growing affordable-urban-housing crisis, successfully marrying energy efficiency and sustainability with comfort and affordability.
An obvious path to a low-carbon economy requires a simultaneous increase in the penetration of variable renewable energy sources and an increase in the efficiency of the energy system overall.
Hosted by TISED's Scholar-in-Residence, Chris Marnay, this event has multiple speakers with interesting perspectives!
One of the proposed targets of the Vision 2020 Sustainability & Climate Action Plan is to make McGill a carbon neutral* university.
The McGill community is invited to attend the launch of the Macdonald Campus Library Seed Library on Monday, March 20th from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Macdonald Campus Library.