sustainability

Montreal and McGill University Become Blue Communities

Published: 22Mar2019

The Ville de Montréal and McGill University today received Blue Community certification on the occasion of World Water Day. To obtain this certification, they have undertaken to recognize water and...

Rising global shipping traffic could lead to surge in invasive species

Published: 18Mar2019

Rising global maritime traffic could lead to sharp increases in invasive species around the world over the next 30 years, according to a new study by McGill University researchers....

Melting ice sheets may cause ‘climate chaos’ according to new modelling

Published: 6Feb2019

The weather these days is wild and will be wilder still within a century. In part, because the water from melting ice sheets off Greenland and in the Antarctic will cause extreme weather and...

Experts: Federal government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B

Published: 29May2018

“The Liberal government will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and related infrastructure for $4.5 billion, and spend billions more to build the controversial expansion.” (CBC)...

CTV | McGill phasing out plastic water bottles in push for greater sustainability

Published: 26Mar2018

Single-use bottled water will no longer be sold on McGill campuses by May 2019, university says… François Miller, director of the McGill Office of Sustainability, told CBC News he was "convinced"...

Media advisory: Reaction to the 2018 Federal Budget

Published: 26Feb2018

Will the upcoming federal budget deliver and implement the Naylor report’s recommendations to fund and revitalize fundamental science research in Canada?...

McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040

Published: 28Nov2017

McGill University is committing to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040, under its new Climate & Sustainability Action Plan (2017-2020), released today.

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