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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

Evil orbs: Abrasives in toothpaste and face scrubs are poisoning fish

The Economist | July 31, 2015

ANTHONY RICCIARDI, a scientist at McGill University, was looking for evidence that an invasive Asian clam had colonised a warm spot in the St Lawrence river when a member of his team made a more headline-worthy discovery

 

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Published: 15 Sep 2015

Adapting Greenhouses For Region

Nation News | Sept. 3, 2015

by: Kathryn Condon

 

MCGILL researchers hope to further agricultural productivity in the Caribbean (at Bellairs Research Institute, Barbados) with the development of greenhouse technology specially suited for this part of the world.

 

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Published: 14 Sep 2015

Twelve college campuses leading the way for sustainable dining

The Christian Science Monitor | Aug. 26, 2015

By: Clare Algozin

McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, currently spends 47 percent of its food budget on produce from its own on-campus farm and from growers within 300 miles of the campus.

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Published: 28 Aug 2015

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