McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative

McGill launches new research centre for innovation in energy storage and conversion

Published: 25May2021

Electrification of everything will dramatically increase demand for energy storage and conversion, from advanced batteries to green hydrogen and carbon-free fuels, highlighting need for accelerated...

Transitional Justice and Climate Change – Prof. Sonja Klinsky

5 Jun 2020

In November, we hosted Professor Sonja Klinsky (School of Sustainability at Arizona State University) in collaboration with the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. Her work looks at...

Sustainability Transitions Symposium

18 May 2020

In line with the launch of the fourth MSSI research theme, our 2019 event was centered on Sustainability Transitions (read more about the new theme here). Over 60 participants joined us for an...

Renewable Resources for a Sustainable Society – Prof. George Philippidis

4 May 2020

In October we hosted a talk on renewable resources and the bioeconomy featuring Professor George Philippidis, Associate Dean at the Patel College of Global Sustainability at the University of South...

Mobilizing Efforts Around the Sustainable Development Goals

4 May 2020

In an increasingly connected world, the opportunities to develop as a unified whole – rather than as divided parts of a disparate world – are limitless. In 2015, in an effort to increase...

Charting a New Path along the Environmental Policy Tightrope - Prof. Kai Chan

19 Mar 2019

Kai Chan - an interdisciplinary, problem-oriented sustainability scientist trained in ecology, policy, and ethics research - was the first MSSI invited speaker of 2019.

Sustainability Soirée

30 Jan 2019

In January 2019, the MSSI co-hosted their first joint event with the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS). This was an opportunity to showcase the various ways McGill is addressing sustainability...

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