sustainability

Pioneering research suggests feasibility of cheaper, more powerful batteries

6 May 2021

As the world pivots en masse to renewed commitments to reducing greenhouse gases and harmful emissions, the demand for high-performance, inexpensive batteries will continue to grow. But the current...

Methane emissions from abandoned oil and gas wells underestimated

20 Jan 2021

A recent McGill study published in Environmental Science and Technology finds that annual methane emissions from abandoned oil and gas (AOG) wells in Canada and the US have been greatly...

Using AI to help railroads save fuel, cut greenhouse emissions

27 Nov 2020

Dev Jain was eager to participate in this year’s McGill Dobson Centre X-1 Accelerator, an intensive 10-week summer program that helps promising start-ups hone their business plans and prepare to...

Metal makes for promising, recyclable alternative to fossil fuels

7 Apr 2020

McGill University researchers are exploring a potentially important source of clean energy that has so far been largely overlooked: metal particles....

Electrifying truck fleets to cut Canada’s carbon emissions

6 Apr 2020

While electric cars are rolling off assembly lines in increasing volumes around the world, development of electric trucks has lagged behind. That’s largely because bigger vehicles require bigger,...

Construction Ecology: An Authentic Path to Sustainability

30 Jan 2020

According to Prof.Kiel Moe, the Gerald Sheff Chair in Architecture, Quebec can become a model for a sustainable society by taking a closer look at two of its key resources—wood and water.

Clean concrete technology ready for ramp-up

23 Jan 2020

The year is off to an auspicious start for Carbicrete, whose made-at-McGill technology could make concrete products more environmentally friendly....

From trash to treasure: Recycled material gives Kuujjuaq new sports pavilion

23 Oct 2018

A team from the School of Architecture’s Minimum Cost Housing Group (MCHG) has won a prestigious National Design Award for its unique project repurposing discarded materials in the northern village...

McGill Engineering Research Showcase - MERS

25Sep201703:00
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Join us for the 5th annual McGill Engineering Research Showcase, a forum for industry to connect with our graduate students and faculty and a celebration of our Faculty of Engineering graduate...

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