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McGill’s Chem-E car cruises to U.S. national championship

McGill Reporter | Dec. 1, 2015

by: Neale McDevitt

In just its second year of competition, the McGill Chem-E Car team defied all odds to tie for first place at the recent national championships in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

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Published: 10 Dec 2015

Metal-Fueled Flames May be the Future of Clean Energy

Science World Report | Dec. 9, 2015

by: Catherine Griffin

Metal particles may just be the clean fuel of the future. Scientists at McGill University have found that metal powders could provide a more viable long-term replacement for fossil fuels than any other widely discussed alternatives.

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Published: 10 Dec 2015

Growing Young Farmers at the Macdonald Student Gardens

Young Agrarians | Nov. 5, 2015

by: Monica Allaby

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Published: 28 Nov 2015

Alternative Fuels Power McGill and Cornell’s Chem-E-Car Teams to First Place in Competition

Utah Business | Nov. 10, 2015

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced Monday that Cornell University and McGill University tied for first place in its 17th Annual Chem-E-Car competition, a collegiate competition featuring cars ranging in size from shoeboxes to fire hydrants and powered by alternative fuels. 

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Published: 11 Nov 2015

Climate change: this Canadian study actually has some good news

Cantech Letter | Nov. 10, 2015

by: Mick Waddwell

While many studies on climate change have readers bracing themselves for the latest and most dire warnings before they even scan a paragraph, a new report out of Montreal’s McGill University actually delivers some good news. 

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Published: 11 Nov 2015

Chris Ragan on easing traffic congestion

McGill University associate professor Chris Ragan, chair of Canada's Ecofiscal Commission warns that building more roads and transit won't be enough to throttle congestion, at least not on a sustained basis.

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CTV News | Easing congestion: Is putting a price on road access the answer?

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Published: 3 Nov 2015

Les changements climatiques pour le jardinier amateur

Le Devoir | le 24 octobre 2015

par: Lise Gobeille 

Sylvie de Blois, professeure au Département de sciences végétales et à l’École d’environnement de l’Université McGill, elle a codirigé et supervisé tout le volet « plantes » du projet « CC-Bio : Effets des changements climatiques sur la biodiversité du Québec », qui a donné naissance à ce livre. Nous lui avons posé quelques questions…

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Published: 31 Oct 2015

Ecofiscal Commission helps Canadian governments tackle climate change

CBC Radio | Oct 22, 2015

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Published: 31 Oct 2015

Un plan d'action sur les changements climatiques

Radio-Canada | le 13 octobre 2015

par: Les Matins d'ici

Le rapport du collectif Dialogues pour un Canada vert invite notamment à trouver des sources d'énergie autres que les combustibles fossiles.  La professeure Catherine Potvin, du département de biologie de l'Université McGill, discute de la question avec Philippe Marcoux.

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Published: 19 Oct 2015

Les voitures de banlieues polluent Montréal

Le Journal de Montreal | le 13 octobre 2015

par: Anne-Marie Provost

Les résidents du Plateau Mont-Royal sont ceux qui subissent le plus la polluton des voitures, révèle une étude de l'Université McGill.

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Published: 19 Oct 2015

In conversation with François Miller, Manager, Office of Sustainability

McGill Reporter | Oct. 8, 2015

by: Neale McDevitt

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Published: 13 Oct 2015

How to Breed a Tasty Cricket

The Atlantic | Sept 24, 2015

Aspire Food Group is one of four major farms in the nation that breeds insects specifically for food. Mott founded the company as an MBA student in 2013 with a group of his McGill University classmates, using $1 million in seed money from the Hult Prize, a student start-up competition for social enterprise.

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Published: 29 Sep 2015

Cultivating Sustainability at McGill

McGill Reporter | Sept. 12, 2015

by: Chris Wrobel

 

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Published: 21 Sep 2015

Feds to ban microbeads in personal care products

July 31, 2015 | The Toronto Sun

Officials say a scientific review that included an analysis of more than 130 scientific papers, as well as consultations with experts, has revealed that the presence of microbeads in the environment may have long-term effects on biological diversity and ecosystems.

 

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Published: 15 Sep 2015

Ottawa veut interdire les microbilles de plastiques dans les produits de beauté

le 31 juillet 2015 | La Presse

Le gouvernement fédéral prépare un règlement pour interdire l'utilisation de microbilles de plastique dans les produits de soins personnels.

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Published: 15 Sep 2015

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