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McGill Prof. Chris Ragan chairs high-profile group on economic and environmental fiscal reform

Montreal Gazette | Jan 25, 2015

BY: Rene Bruemmer

The Canadian committee of economists headed by McGill University economics professor Chris Ragan, are looking at ways Canada can follow the lead of other countries and start taxing pollution instead of jobs and profits, without hurting taxpayers or Canadian firms’ ability to compete internationally.

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Published: 30Nov2014

Harvesting water out of thin air

Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world’s most arid regions

Published on May 13, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello

Published: 22May2014

Climate Change: Extinction of Ice-Free Antarctic Polynyas Due to Trapped Ocean Heat (Eric Galbraith)

Researchers from the McGill University and University of Pennsylvania have found evidence to show climate change is the main reason for the disappearance of ice-free regions, known as polynyas.

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Published: 1Apr2014

Pathogens could be freed from thawing permafrost, scientists warn

French researchers are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

Published on March 4, 2014 | The Globe and Mail
by Tu Thanh Ha

French researchers who have revived a 30,000-year-old giant virus from a sample of Siberian permafrost are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

Published: 19Mar2014

Green Careers Week 2014: SEMINAR: Career Options in the Environment

11Mar201410:00
to
12:00
Faculty Lounge MacDonald Campus, CA

Session 1:

10:00 - 11:00

This seminar will explain the various environmental career options within a variety of industries


Session 2:

11:00-12:00

SPOKES II Conference

26Feb201411:00
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14:30
University Centre Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

From 11am-2:30pm on Wed, Feb 26th, SSMU EnviroComm is bringing together some of the wonderful sustainability groups on campus to share their knowledge and skills with us all, as well as get you engaged in brainstorming and creating so

MSE Annual Environment Public Lecture: David Owen

20Feb201418:00
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20:00
New Residence Hall Ballroom, 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA

No Registration Required

The Green Guide to Saving Money

18Jun201318:00
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21:00
Sherbrooke 688 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 3R1, CA

Description: Participants in this workshop will learn simple, easily actionable ways to cut down their everyday energy use in order to save money and help the environment.

Sustainability the key to domestic bliss

Published May 25, 2013, in the Domain
Written by Jacinta Le Plastrier

"One of the world's most influential and innovating architects outlines his blueprint for modern living.

Published: 27May2013

Miranda Wang: Improving the world one project at a time

The McGill Reporter
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2013
By Neale McDevitt

Talented McGill student wins international acclaim and attention for trail-blazing research.

Talented McGill student rolls up sleeves to help save the environment.

Talented McGill student uses downtime to help people in need.

Published: 21May2013

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