We are seeking nominations by February 14th of people and groups to be recognized
The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is proud to recognize students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions toward a culture of sustainability at McGill. On April 2nd, the fourth annual Catalyst Awards will acknowledge and celebrate those who have motivated action and led the way in building the sustainability movement.
The groundwater footprint. If you haven’t heard that term yet, read on, because it soon could become as familiar as “carbon footprint.”
Published January 29 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Patrick McDonagh
The myriad of ways in which petroleum is reshaping our politics, economy and culture will be the focus of the 2014 annual conference of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, to be held on Feb. 6 and 7.
Published on January 28 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Will Straw
Come share a drink, a snack, and a conversation with other McGill professors, students, and staff interested in sustainability.
What better way to spend the last Friday afternoon of the month than chatting about sustainability with your colleagues? Sustainability Fridays are coordinated by MOOS (McGill Office of Sustainability), and supported by generous partners. Invite your friends to join you at the Faculty Club on Friday, January 31st, 4-6 pm for some warmth, camaraderie, and big ideas.
A professor at the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Elena Bennett, spends much of her research time looking at the ways ecosystems interact and provide multiple services for people.
Published on January 21 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Neale Devitt
Comment une université comme McGill est-elle chauffée l’hiver?
Published on January 21 2014 | Le Délit
Written by Camille Gris Roy
L’hiver à McGill, ce sont environ 225 bâtiments étendus sur près de 850 000 m² qui doivent être chauffés.
John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and Department of Geography.
Published on January 21 | McGill Reporter
The student-run initiative “ECOLE” (Educational COmmunity Living Environment) is working to transform a MORE house into a space for sustainable living to open in September 2014.
Published on January 20 2014 | Bull and Bear
Written by Tess Wrobleski
Alors que la population des abeilles chute de façon alarmante, des étudiants de l'Université McGill amassent des fonds pour construire un pavillon où vivront des colonies entières de ces insectes afin de conscientiser la population à la problématique.
Published on January 20 2014 | Journal de Montréal
Written by Ewan Sauves
Find the 2014 speaker bios are here.