McGill News | Spring-Summer 2015 by: Mark Witten A new branch of science aims to do away with the toxic waste that’s associated with industrial manufacturing and some of the brightest lights in this green chemistry movement are pursuing their research at McGill.
McGill Newsroom | June 15, 2015 Christopher Barrington-Leigh of McGill University in Montreal measured sprawl by looking at construction of streets and how many roads meet at intersections to form corners or nodes. Read the full story here. Further News on this topic:
A team led by Steve Maguire, Director of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) , has been named winner of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill.
The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and Desautels faculty members who were recently named recipients of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill University.
McGill Reporter | May 4, 2015 When McGill adopted its first Procurement Policy in spring 2013, it gave Procurement Services the mandate to establish a culture of sustainable procurement practices at McGill and in its wider community. Read the full story here.
The McGill Reporter | April 15, 2015 By: Katherine Gombay Cyclists in Montreal and Toronto can now choose the least polluted routes to get around their cities thanks to an online tool developed at McGill. Read the full story here. Further news on this topic:
CBC News | April 23, 2015 Kakwiranoron Cook, McGill's aboriginal outreach administrator, would like to see the university put up a more noticeable monument. Read the full story here.
McGill Reporter | April 20, 2015 by: Doug Sweet Montreal, like other cities, needs to consider “congestion pricing” – putting a price on traffic congestion the way provinces should be putting a price on carbon, says Economics Professor Christopher Ragan, Chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, a McGill-based think-tank developing practical policies to improve economic performance and the environment.
McGill Geography Chair Jeffrey Wells: Cold carbon conservation' is important in fighting climate change
Montreal Gazette | April 22, 2015 by: Jeffrey Wells We were heartened last week to see leaders of Canada’s provincial and territorial governments meet in Quebec City to seek real solutions to the runaway problem of carbon pollution. Read the full story here
The McGill Reporter | Apr 16, 2015 by: McGill Reporter Staff The Divest McGill group, which is conducting a campaign to persuade the University to divest from companies associated with the production of fossil fuels, was one of the winners of the Catalyst Awards handed out on April 13, at the fifth annual Office of Sustainability event held at the Faculty Club.
The McGill Reporter | April 15, 2015 By: Julie Fortier Au cours des prochaines semaines, McGill entreprendra un important projet de modernisation de son système de distribution d’énergie au campus Macdonald, à Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. lire l'histore complet ici
The Globe and Mail | April 7, 2015 By: Chirstopher Ragan On Tuesday, Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission (which I chair) released a new report, The Way Forward, with specific recommendations for how Canadians can make real progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Read the full story here Further news on this topic:
The McGill Reporter | April 2, 2015 by: Neale McDevitt Established in 2007, the Edible Campus garden – which does the impossible every year by making the concrete plaza surrounding Burnside Hall bloom with fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers – is an oasis for many McGillians who gather there to read, relax and recharge amidst nature’s beauty. Read the full story here.
Internship Opportunity with the Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation
The Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) team invites McGill student (graduate and undergraduate) applications to a part-time 6-month internship developing a case study on McGill’s partnership and involvement with the Salon 1861 (Gestion immobilière Quo Vadis). The project will be co-supervised by Desautels Professors Emmanuelle Vaast and Ruthanne Huising with support from Ms. Isabelle Péan of the McGill QI team.
CTV News | March 20, 2015 Cutting up forests into ever-smaller bits starts a die-off of species that lasts decades -- an "extinction debt" incurred today and paid by future generations, says a study on forest fragmentation. Read the full story here. Further news on this topic: