Listen to the full broadcast below 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. Listen to the full broadcast.
Founded in 2009, the SPF is a beacon of collaboration between McGill students and administration. Published November 18 2013 | McGill ReporterWritten by Jaspreet Pannu
Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint. Published by Earth Island JournalWritten by Megan Tady Canadian students have flocked to join or start sustainability initiatives on their college campuses like they’re running for the dinner bell.
A look into Vision 2020 Published November 18 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the McGill bookstore for the launch of the first draft of McGill’s sustainability strategy – otherwise known as Vision 2020.
Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/ Contestation sur deux roues Published on November 11 2013 | McGill Daily / Le DélitWritten by William MazurekVisual by Khoa Doan
Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) has seen dramatic growth over the last decade and is having an increasing influence on both institutional and retail investors. Published on November 11 2013 | Bull and BearWritten by Alvin Chauhan
On International Day, UN Secretary-General calls for protection of natural resources in war-torn countries
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the importance of protecting the environment in times of armed conflict, and stressed that strong natural resource governance can help prevent conflict and contribute to long-term peace. Published November 6 2013 | UN News CentreWritten by UN News
Key modifications urged for Québec energy policy
Social entrepreneurship – whether as new or existing ventures, with an environmental or social-justice focus – is a hot topic on campus. Published October 22 2013 | Globe and MailWritten by Jennifer Lewington
Safety, environmental racism discussed Published on October 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Mark Tartamella On October 10, CKUT 90.3FM and the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund hosted the second installment of “Under the Weather,” a monthly series focusing on climate change.
The latest results of a cross-country science test show that Quebec students are falling behind many of their provincial counterparts in science. Published on October 16 2013 | McGill ReporterWritten by Kathy MacLean
In the early 1990s, when more than 1 billion people were going hungry ever year, this goal represented a reduction of 50 per cent. Published on October 8 2013 | GazetteWritten by Hugp Melgar-Quiñonez
CED was created as a student-administrator initiative in 2012 by SEDE, in partnership with the SSMU Community Engagement Committee (CEC). Published on October 06 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Dana Wray The CEC administers a $0.50 per person Charity Fund fee for student initiatives that connect McGill with the external community.
As university students prepare for midterm exams, a group of McGill students hosted a conference Saturday, aimed at promoting a better understanding of mental health. Published October 05 2013 | Global NewsReported by Sarah Volstad