Sustainability - Sustainability News /sustainability/channels_item/1 en Can hopeful moments lead to hopeful futures? /sustainability/node/3301 <h2 style="text-align:center">Can hopeful moments lead to hopeful futures?</h2> <p style="text-align:center">By聽Daphne Chalmers (51福利社, Education),聽Julia Freeman (51福利社, Bieler School of Environment),聽Diane Dechief (51福利社, Office of Science Education),聽Natalya Gomez (51福利社, Earth and Planetary Sciences),聽Blane Harvey (51福利社, Education),聽Amy Janzwood (51福利社, Bieler School of Environment/Political Science)聽and聽Nik Luka (51福利社, Architecture and Urban Planning)</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2024 12:50:46 +0000 51福利社 Microgreens: Grow fast, eat young /sustainability/node/3300 <p><em><small>Pictured above:聽Greenhouse production of sunflower microgreens in biodegradable containers.</small></em></p> <p><strong>By <a href="/plant/wees-david">David Wees</a>, agr., Faculty Lecturer, Farm Management &amp; Technology Program and Dept. of Plant Science, FAES</strong></p> <p>Ah, spring: that time of year when farmers and gardeners can鈥檛 wait to plant. Even apartment dwellers want to see some green, but with most of the world鈥檚 population now living in urban areas, space to grow may be limited.</p> Thu, 02 May 2024 17:10:11 +0000 51福利社 Mac students inspire next-gen scientists at John Abbott Sustainability Through Science Symposium鈥 /sustainability/node/3299 <p><em><small>Pictured (from left to right): 51福利社/Mac representatives Ingrid Chiraz and Andrew Churchill; grad students: Jasmine Muszik, Mehtab Singh, Aylish Marshall; JAC representatives Sean Hughes and Karim Jaffer</small></em></p> <p><strong>By Kathy MacLean</strong></p> <p>In the dynamic landscape of scientific inquiry, effective communication is not merely an option; it's a necessity. Bridging the gap between complex research and broader audiences fosters understanding, sparks curiosity, and drives positive change.</p> Thu, 02 May 2024 16:59:39 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 cleantech project selected as 鈥淚nnovations for the Future鈥 by Axelys /sustainability/node/3294 <p><i>Team chosen as part of a cohort of 10 projects identified by Axelys, a Quebec-based non-profit organization helping to accelerate innovation stemming from public research, for their high potential after a thorough 6-month review by an independent board</i></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2024 18:19:27 +0000 51福利社 Green Hydrogen: avoiding pitfalls to unlock its potential for Canadian industries /sustainability/node/3287 <h3>Date: April 10, 2024 | Time: 3:00 PM | Location: The 51福利社 Faculty Club: 3450 McTavish Street |聽Free Event</h3> <p>Join the Trottier Family Foundation and TISED for an upcoming panel discussion where we explore the role and potential of green hydrogen in Canada's decarbonization strategy.聽 With perspectives from public, private, academic, and non-profit stakeholders we help to identify the sectors to prioritize, the main roadblocks ahead, and the resources and actions needed to effectively implement this technology.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2024 15:42:23 +0000 51福利社 Interdisciplinary collaboration key for sustainability-focused curriculum redesign program /sustainability/node/3247 <p><em>The team of experts behind 51福利社鈥檚 Sustainability Education Fellows reflects on the challenges and successes of the program鈥檚 first year.</em></p> Wed, 16 Aug 2023 13:18:29 +0000 51福利社 Newly certified sustainable workplaces at 51福利社: Summer 2023 /sustainability/node/3246 <p><em>Improving accessibility, rethinking old habits, and hosting a clothing swap were among the actions taken by new and returning sustainably certified workplaces.</em></p> Tue, 15 Aug 2023 14:20:03 +0000 51福利社 How do we maintain momentum as students graduate? /sustainability/node/3234 <p><em>Outgoing Office of Sustainability Communications Intern Maya Willard-Stepan and her peers reflect on the challenges of building a sustainability movement on campus despite high student turnover.</em></p> <p>As summer approaches, another cohort of 51福利社ians prepare to make their way across the convocation stage, and thousands of students who have been involved in sustainability projects on campus head out into the world.</p> Wed, 31 May 2023 18:39:05 +0000 51福利社 Newly certified sustainable workplaces at 51福利社: Spring 2023 /sustainability/node/3233 <p><em>Teamwork was a major motivator for many of the offices that joined the Sustainable Workplace Certification program this semester.\</em></p> <p>It鈥檚 surprisingly easy. That was the most common takeaway for the 11 teams that joined the聽<a href="/sustainability/engage/workplace-certification">Sustainable Workplace Certification program</a>聽this academic year.</p> Wed, 31 May 2023 18:35:58 +0000 51福利社 Sustainable Sparks: Stephanie Leite on learning for the future /sustainability/node/3230 <p><em>How do we encourage respirology residents to consider climate change when they develop treatment plans? What tools do future elementary school teachers need to bring environmental education into their classrooms? What latest advancements in synthetic biology could help students develop solutions to real-world sustainability issues?</em></p> Thu, 25 May 2023 14:22:14 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability in research: Six 51福利社 labs receive My Green Lab certification /sustainability/node/3225 <p><em>As 51福利社 prepares to launch its own sustainable lab certification program, six research teams tested the waters to see what it takes to go green.</em></p> <p>Six laboratory teams at 51福利社 recently completed a year-long endeavor to get certified with My Green Lab, an internationally recognized online program the provides lab users with actionable ways to implement meaningful change. From waste reduction to fieldwork, this certification system gives researchers clear ways to assess their current lab practices and make improvements.</p> Thu, 18 May 2023 14:23:44 +0000 51福利社 Newly certified sustainable workplaces at 51福利社: Winter 2023 /sustainability/node/3216 <p><em>Five offices across disciplines and campuses embrace sustainability at work and beyond through the Sustainable Workplace Certification program</em></p> <p>What motivates sustainable change?</p> Wed, 17 May 2023 13:47:04 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 receives government recognition for waste management practices /sustainability/node/3215 <p><em>The ICI on recycle + program highlights organizations across Quebec committed to improving their waste sorting and reduction efforts</em></p> <p>51福利社 is one of two Quebec universities to receive recognition from the provincial government for its waste management practices. RECYC-QU脡BEC, the branch responsible for sustainable waste management, recently awarded 51福利社鈥檚 downtown campus the Performance certification level of its ICI on recycle + program.</p> Tue, 16 May 2023 14:05:06 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability in research: If you want to green your lab, start with the freezer /sustainability/node/3214 <p><em>Cell biology researcher Dieter Reinhardt explains why his lab is cool with turning up the temperature of their freezers</em></p> Mon, 15 May 2023 15:31:47 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability in research: The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance lab on finding creative solutions /sustainability/node/3204 <p><em>Helium is probably not the first thing that comes to mind for most people when they think about recycling 鈥 unless they鈥檙e experimental chemists working in 51福利社鈥檚 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facilities.</em></p> Thu, 16 Mar 2023 14:56:14 +0000 51福利社 Students launch new hub to advocate for global food security /sustainability/node/3203 <p>The name of a new global food security hub at 51福利社 might be a mouthful, but the students behind it are confident their work will help get food into the mouths of people who need it.</p> <p>鈥淲e want to be a place where students can get hands-on experience advocating for solutions,鈥 said Efrata Woldeyohanes, the undergraduate student leading the recently launched Margaret A. Gilliam Institute for Global Food Security Student Nexus.</p> Thu, 09 Mar 2023 17:43:40 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability in research: The Barrett lab on treading lightly in the field /sustainability/node/3200 <p><em>Biological research is crucial to understanding the environmental impacts of the climate crisis, but oftentimes this research involves disrupting the environment it is trying to understand and protect. This is why the聽</em><a href=""><em>Barrett lab</em></a><em>聽decided to focus on how to make their research more sustainable.</em></p> Tue, 28 Feb 2023 15:39:09 +0000 51福利社 New module makes sustainability education available to all 51福利社 students /sustainability/node/3112 <p><em>Creating a Brighter Future: Sustainability at 51福利社 was designed to help students engage with the topic regardless of their field of study.</em></p> Thu, 26 Jan 2023 22:36:19 +0000 51福利社 HR leads by example with the 51福利社 Sustainable Workplace Certification program /sustainability/node/3111 <p><em>Department-wide sustainability objective encourages accessible, equitable, and environmentally conscious decision making.</em></p> <p>51福利社 Human Resources (HR) is walking the walk, reaffirming their commitment to sustainability with the Sustainable Workplace Certification program.</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2023 22:32:42 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 launches new Sustainable Labs Guide to help researchers implement greener practices /sustainability/node/3105 <p>At a research-intensive university like 51福利社, laboratories play a critical role both in advancing solutions for a sustainable future and making its campuses environmentally responsible places to study and work. In fact, 51福利社 cannot hope to reach its goals of <a href="/sustainability/commitments/zero-waste">becoming zero-waste by 2035</a> and <a href="/sustainability/commitments/carbon-neutrality">achieving carbon neutrality by 2040</a> without collaboration from the faculty, staff, and students who use these spaces.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2023 16:05:31 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 named one of Canada鈥檚 Greenest Employers for fifth consecutive year /sustainability/node/3028 <p>By: 51福利社 Office of Sustainability/Human Resource</p> <p>Originally published in the 51福利社 Reporter on April 20, 2022</p> <div class="bl-tpl"><a class="button--outline" href="">51福利社 Reporter Article </a></div> <hr /> <p>51福利社 has been named one of Canada鈥檚 Greenest Employers for the fifth consecutive year, Mediacorp Canada announced earlier today.</p> Mon, 25 Apr 2022 15:20:28 +0000 51福利社 Become MOOS' new Climate and Sustainability Strategy Intern /sustainability/node/2862 <p><a href="/sustainability/files/sustainability/final_climate_sustainability_strategy_intern_2020.pdf">Click here to download the internship posting.</a></p> <p><strong>POSITION</strong></p> <p>Office Assistant C (Climate &amp; Sustainability Intern)</p> <p><strong>CONTEXT</strong></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2019 16:03:15 +0000 51福利社 Become MOOS' new Sustainability Projects Fund Intern /sustainability/node/2861 <p><a href="/sustainability/files/sustainability/moos_spf-admin_2019.pdf">Click here to download the internship posting.聽</a></p> <p><b>POSITION</b></p> <p>Office Assistant C (Sustainability Projects Fund Intern)</p> <p><b>CONTEXT</b></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:59:47 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 students solve sustainability problems through Applied Student Research program /sustainability/node/2858 <p>51福利社 Reporter | October 24, 2019</p> <p>By: Samantha Ling</p> <p>Read the full article聽<a href="">here</a></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2019 19:25:04 +0000 51福利社 Hydroponic Garden Tower and Spin Bike Garden Giveaway - SPF 10th Anniversary /sustainability/node/2851 <p>Help us make 51福利社 a more sustainable place to work and study!</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 23:00:00 +0000 51福利社 51福利社鈥檚 sustainability programs awarded top prize for staff engagement /sustainability/node/2853 <p>51福利社 Reporter | September 9, 2019</p> <p>By: Kelsey Litwin</p> <p>Read the full article聽<a href="">here</a></p> <hr /> <p>51福利社鈥檚 has won the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education鈥檚 (AASHE) Campus Sustainability Achievement Award for its sustainability engagement programs, together referred to as the Ladder of Engagement.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2019 20:38:02 +0000 51福利社 Incoming students met with a sustainable welcome at 51福利社 Frosh events /sustainability/node/2852 <p>51福利社 Reporter | September 17, 2019</p> <p>By: Kelsey Litwin</p> <p>Read the full article聽<a href="">here</a></p> <hr /> <p>This fall, nine faculty and department Frosh attained Gold-level Sustainable Event Certification.</p> <p>鈥淚 wasn鈥檛 sure if we would be able to get certify because we鈥檙e so big 鈥 we鈥檙e 1,800 students,鈥 said Grace Jumbo, Inclusivity and Equity Coordinator for Arts Frosh, which also marked 51福利社鈥檚 150th聽certified Sustainable Event.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2019 20:33:21 +0000 51福利社 The Office of Sustainability is hiring a Graphic Design intern! /sustainability/node/2847 <h3>Internship Opportunity with 51福利社 Office of Sustainability</h3> <p>POSITION: Graphic Design Intern (Communications Assistant C)</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:08:49 +0000 51福利社 Become a 2019-2020 Sustainable Events Consultant! /sustainability/node/2843 <p>The Office of Sustainability is recruiting Sustainable Events Consultant for the 2019-2020 academic year!</p> <p>As a volunteer with the Sustainable Events Consultant team, you will liaise with event organizers in the 51福利社 community to ensure that they are organized in the most sustainable way possible. By utilizing both online and print resources, you will help event organizers gain access to knowledge about sustainable resources, and help ensure best practices at events.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:31:33 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 recognized as International Sustainability Institution of the Year /sustainability/node/2837 <p>51福利社 Reporter | July 17, 2019</p> <p>By: Kelsey Litwin</p> <p>Read the full article <a href="">here</a></p> <hr /> <p>51福利社 was named the International Green Gown Award鈥檚 Sustainability Institution of the Year for its 鈥渁mbitious yet realistic鈥 Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy.</p> <p>The recognition was presented at the awards ceremony at the UN High Level Political Forum in New York City on July 10.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:37:02 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 is hiring a SDG Campus Coordinator /sustainability/node/2833 <p>51福利社, as a member of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), is looking to appoint a SDG Campus Coordinator for the 2019-2020 academic year. The coordinator鈥檚 role will be to raise student awareness of the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs), mobilise students/student clubs around the SDGs and act as a point of contact between 51福利社 student body and the SDSN Youth. This will be primarily achieved through setting up a SDG Hub on campus, which will be managed by the SDG coordinator.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:13:06 +0000 51福利社 Convocation becomes 51福利社鈥檚 largest Gold certified sustainable event /sustainability/node/2826 <p>51福利社 Reporter | May 29, 2018</p> <p>By: Kelsey Litwin</p> <p><a href="">Read the full article here</a></p> <hr /> <p>As 51福利社鈥檚 most recent crop of graduates cross the stage at their Convocation ceremonies, diplomas in hand, they prepare to embark on their next adventure.</p> Wed, 29 May 2019 17:21:53 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability project pushes for greener practices in 51福利社 labs /sustainability/node/2824 <p>51福利社 Reporter | May 28, 2019<br /> By: Samantha Ling</p> <p><a href="">Read the original article here.</a></p> <hr /> <p>When thinking of scientific research, it is easy to picture the rapid advancements made towards advancing global knowledge in domains ranging from climate science to treating cancer.</p> Wed, 29 May 2019 14:20:30 +0000 51福利社 The Sustainability Projects Fund is looking for a new PGSS representative! /sustainability/node/2812 <p>The <u><a href="/sustainability/spf/about-spf" target="_blank">Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF)</a></u> is looking for a Post-Graduate Student Society representative to sit on its <a href="/sustainability/spf/about-spf/spf-working-group" target="_blank">Governance Council</a> (GC) starting in Summer/Fall 2019 for a two-year mandate.</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 19:20:32 +0000 51福利社 Indoor garden systems promote sustainability and food accessibility at 51福利社 /sustainability/node/2811 <p>51福利社 Reporter | April 18, 2019<br /> By: Samantha Ling</p> <p><a href="">Read the original article here.</a></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:50:41 +0000 51福利社 Flying the friendly skies in friendlier ways /sustainability/node/2810 <p>51福利社 Reporter | April 3, 2019<br /> By: Neal McDevitt</p> <p><a href="">Read the original article here.</a></p> <hr /> <p>At City Hall on Tuesday, Mayor Val茅rie Plante announced that her office is taking steps to reduce the impact that air travel by herself and city officials has on the environment 鈥 and she challenged all Montreal institutions to follow suit.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:01:20 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 named one of Canada鈥檚 Greenest Employers for 2019 /sustainability/node/2809 <p>51福利社 Reporter | April 15, 2019<br /> By: Kelsey Litwin聽</p> <p><a href="">See the original article here.</a></p> <hr /> <p>For the second year in a row, 51福利社 was named one of Canada鈥檚 Greenest Employers.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:56:09 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 hosts its 100th certified sustainable event /sustainability/node/2804 <p>51福利社 Reporter | March 19, 2019<br /> by: Shona Watt</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">See original article here</a></p> <hr /> <p>The 51福利社-HEC Montreal Executive MBA program proved its dedication to its 10th聽Anniversary Celebration鈥檚 theme of Building Future-Readiness by becoming the University鈥檚 100th聽Sustainable Event.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:24:24 +0000 51福利社 Refill, not landfill /sustainability/node/2803 <p>51福利社 Reporter | March 19, 2019<br /> by: Neale McDevitt</p> <hr /> <p>On March 22, 2018 鈥撀燱orld Water Day聽鈥 51福利社 announced that it planned to eliminate the sale of single-use plastic water bottles on campus by the end of May 2019. This represents 85,000 bottles per year.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:28:21 +0000 51福利社 Government of Canada supports 51福利社鈥檚 efforts to reduce carbon footprint /sustainability/node/2802 <p>51福利社 Reporter | February 22, 2019<br /> by: Neale McDevitt</p> <hr /> <p>"Minister McKenna was on campus to announce the Federal government鈥檚 support of the University鈥檚 efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.聽 The government is investing up to聽$1.8聽million to help 51福利社聽upgrade its heating equipment and distribution system, upgrades that will reduce fuel consumption, reduce emissions and make the local air cleaner."</p> <p><em><a href="">Read the full story here</a></em></p> Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:48:34 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability Projects Fund Seeking Faculty Member for Working Group /sustainability/node/2751 <p>The <u><a href="/sustainability/spf/about-spf">Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF)</a></u> is looking for a Faculty representative to sit on its <a href="/sustainability/spf/about-spf/spf-working-group">Working Group</a> (WG) starting in Fall 2018 for a two-year mandate. The Faculty representative would be one of eight Working Group members, who ensure that the SPF meets its mandate to build a culture of sustainability on 51福利社 campuses through the development and seed-funding of interdisciplinary projects.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:04:34 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability Projects Fund Seeking PGSS Members for Working Group /sustainability/node/2733 <p>The <a href="/sustainability/">Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF)</a> is looking for a PGSS representative to sit on its Working Group starting in September 2018 for a one- to two-year mandate. The PGSS representative would be one of eight Working Group members, who ensure that the SPF meets its mandate to build a culture of sustainability on 51福利社 campuses through the development and seed-funding of interdisciplinary projects.</p> Tue, 15 May 2018 19:57:33 +0000 51福利社 Apply for the Sustainable Labs Award /sustainability/node/2730 <p>Dear Colleagues,</p> <p>聽</p> <p>As a follow-up to the creation of the <a href="/sustainability/files/sustainability/sustainable-labs-guide-final-2017.pdf">51福利社 Sustainable Labs Guide</a> last year, we are pleased to announce the launch of the <strong>Sustainable Labs Award and we are inviting you to <a href="/hwm/links/sustainable-labs-award-application">apply</a>.</strong></p> <p>聽</p> Fri, 04 May 2018 19:24:59 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability Projects Fund to continue for five more years /sustainability/node/2723 <p><a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter | April 12, 2018<br /> by: Toby Davine</a></p> <p>The聽<a href="/sustainability/spf">Sustainability Projects Fund</a>聽(SPF), the $900,000 a year fund dedicated to supporting sustainability projects on 51福利社鈥檚 campuses, will continue for an additional five years.</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:25:24 +0000 51福利社 Catalyst Awards celebrate 51福利社鈥檚 sustainability leaders /sustainability/node/2722 <p><a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter | April 4, 2018<br /> by: Monica Allaby</a></p> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:23:44 +0000 51福利社 MOOS is hiring two new interns! /sustainability/node/2719 <p>Looking for part-time work in which you can gain skills and experience with a passionate team trying to make 51福利社 a better place? The 51福利社 Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is hiring two new interns for the coming year: a Communications Intern and a Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) Intern.</p> <p>聽</p> <p><strong>1. Communications Intern:</strong></p> Tue, 27 Mar 2018 17:30:59 +0000 51福利社 We're Hiring a Zero-Waste Coordinator! /sustainability/node/2709 <p>The 51福利社 Office of Sustainability and the Department of Buildings and Grounds is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Zero-waste Coordinator.聽</p> <p>51福利社鈥檚 Waste Reduction and Diversion Task Force was established to identify opportunities to optimize 51福利社鈥檚 waste management system. This Task-Force has recently completed the new 2018-2025 Waste Reduction &amp; Diversion Plan, and is seeking to hire a Zero-Waste Coordinator to implement this Plan. This individual will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of Plan implementation.</p> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:49:45 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 ranked Canada鈥檚 2nd-greenest campus /sustainability/node/2705 <p><a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter | October 30, 2017<br /> by: Toby Davine</a></p> <p>聽</p> <p>51福利社 is the second greenest campus in Canada according to the 2017 Corporate Knights聽<a href="">Green Campus Ranking</a>.</p> Fri, 02 Feb 2018 18:53:31 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Launches Climate and Sustainability Action Plan /sustainability/node/2699 <p>The Bull &amp; Bear聽| December 29, 2017<br /> by: Joelle Moses</p> <p>"Building upon the 2014-2016 Sustainability Action Plan, the new agenda not only addresses general sustainability within the institution, but incorporates an additional focus: climate change. The plan signifies 51福利社鈥檚 commitment to leading-by-example in the realm of global climate action."</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">Read the full story here</a></p> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:20:22 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 outlines plan to reach Carbon neutrality by 2040 /sustainability/node/2698 <p>51福利社 Tribune | December 6, 2017<br /> by: Andras Nemeth</p> <p>After an extensive consultation process with over 500 51福利社 community members, the university launched its Climate &amp; Sustainability Action Plan.</p> <p><a href="">Read the full story here</a></p> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:15:15 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 plans new bike centre, expansion of bike parking facilities /sustainability/node/2697 <p>Canadian Cycling Magazine聽| November 30, 2017<br /> by: Todd Aalgaard</p> <p>Expanding cycling facilities and infrastructure on campus is a component of 51福利社's overarching plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040.聽</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">Read the full article here</a></p> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:05:45 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 commits to carbon neutrality by 2040 /sustainability/node/2696 <p>By Toby Davine<br /> <a href="" target="_blank">Originally published聽in 51福利社 Reporter</a></p> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:30:00 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 aims to become carbon neutral by 2040 /sustainability/node/2695 <p>Montreal Gazette | November 28, 2017<br /> by: Katherine Wilton</p> <p>"As part of its commitment to sustainability, the university will upgrade the energy systems in its buildings and increase bike parking across campus."</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">Read the full story here</a></p> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:26:02 +0000 51福利社 Greening 51福利社 container garden by container garden /sustainability/node/2616 <p>51福利社 Reporter | March 6, 2017</p> <p>By: 51福利社 Reporter Staff</p> <hr /> <p>Recently, the 51福利社 Office of Sustainability brought together some 50 staff members to get outside and garden together as part of the Staff Community Garden project. Organizers want to give 51福利社 staff a new way to connect, learn about gardening, and get engaged in other sustainability initiatives around campus.</p> Tue, 16 May 2017 18:45:12 +0000 51福利社 Student Job Opportunity: Project Assistant for the Little Free Library Initiative /sustainability/node/2610 <p><strong>Position Description:</strong></p> <p>Funded by 51福利社鈥檚 Sustainability Project Fund (SPF), The Little Free Library Initiative is looking for a project assistant. As a member of the coordinating committee, you will engage and network with fellow graduate students and faculty at 51福利社 and other Canadian universities to help realize the project.</p> Mon, 08 May 2017 15:15:32 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability Projects Fund wins prestigious City of Montreal Award /sustainability/node/2607 <p>51福利社 Reporter | April 28, 2017</p> <hr /> <p>On April 25, the city of Montreal and the Conseil r茅gional de l鈥檈nvironnement honoured 51福利社鈥檚聽<a href="/sustainability/spf">Sustainability Projects Fund</a>聽(SPF) with one of three prestigious awards at their annual Gala de reconnaissance en environnement et d茅veloppement durable. The SPF was recognized in the Institutions and Enterprises category, for its innovative and inspiring work in financing the transition to sustainability on 51福利社 campuses.</p> Mon, 01 May 2017 19:04:51 +0000 51福利社 Catalyst Awards celebrate sustainability leader /sustainability/node/2604 <p>51福利社 Reporter | April 11, 2017</p> <p><span>By: 51福利社 Reporter Staff聽</span></p> <hr /> <p>On April 3, the 51福利社 Office of Sustainability (MOOS) hosted its seventh annual Catalyst Awards Gala. Over 100 people gathered at the McCord Museum to celebrate individuals and teams who have made lasting contributions to the sustainability of the University.</p> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:46:42 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 named Fair Trade Campus of the Year /sustainability/node/2585 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | March 6, 2017</p> <p>By: 51福利社 Reporter Staff and John Lindsay</p> </blockquote> <p>At a ceremony in Halifax on February 25, 51福利社 was named Fair Trade Campus of the Year by聽Fairtrade Canada, making us No. 1 among the 21 designated fair trade campuses across Canada. The award was granted by an independent panel of judges to the campus with the strongest commitment to fair trade.</p> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:05:20 +0000 51福利社 51福利社's Greenhouse Gas Inventory /sustainability/node/2584 <p>51福利社 manages a stock of buildings of over 600,000 m虏 which are on average fifty years of age and older. 聽A leader in education and research, 51福利社 is characterized by very research-intensive activities, a travelling population, and high energy intensity.</p> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:01:54 +0000 51福利社 Become a Sustainable Events Ambassador! /sustainability/node/2583 <p>Are you interested in increasing the sustainability of events on campus?</p> <p>Do you want to be part of a team of motivated students?</p> <p>The 51福利社 Sustainable Events project is hiring volunteers for the Sustainable Events Ambassador team! Join a group of like-minded students who will liaise with event organizers to ensure that their events are organized more sustainably--including social, economic and environmental considerations.聽</p> <p><strong>Apply by聽March 12th聽for the opportunity to change the culture of event planning on campus!聽</strong></p> Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:50:20 +0000 51福利社 A carbon-neutral 51福利社? Have your say and join the conversation /sustainability/node/2582 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | Feb. 28, 2017</p> <p>By: Toby Davine</p> </blockquote> <p>After six months, 11 consultation events, and hundreds of ideas gathered online and in person, the 51福利社 Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is inviting the 51福利社 community to share their thoughts on possible targets for the <a href="/sustainability/vision-2020-sustainability-strategy">Vision 2020 Sustainability and Climate Action Plan</a>.</p> Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:27:08 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability Projects Fund Internship /sustainability/node/2581 <p>Looking for part-time work where you can geek out in spreadsheets and flex your organization skills? Consider joining the 51福利社 Office of Sustainability team as a <a href="/sustainability/spf">Sustainability Projects Fund</a> (SPF) Administrative Intern!</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:54:01 +0000 51福利社 SPF Spotlight: LEEDing Operations & Maintenance /sustainability/node/2577 <p>The Sandbox | by: Mandakini Chandra</p> <p>February 16, 2017</p> <p>聽</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:46:22 +0000 51福利社 Work with the 51福利社 Office of Sustainability! /sustainability/node/2572 <p>聽</p> <p>One of the most vital components of the work of the 51福利社 Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is communicating with the wider community about our challenges and milestones on the path towards sustainability.</p> <p>To help with this task, MOOS is hiring TWO interns:</p> <p>聽</p> <p>聽</p> <p>聽</p> <h3><br /> <strong>1. Website Intern:</strong></h3> <p>a savvy and assertive individual who will create content for the MOOS website and ensure that all pages are accurate and up-to-date. 聽</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:19:11 +0000 51福利社 Internship Opportunities with the 51福利社 Office of Sustainability /sustainability/node/2563 <p><span>Are you a motivated 51福利社 student looking for meaningful part-time work? The </span><a href="/sustainability/vision-2020-sustainability-strategy">51福利社 Office of Sustainability (MOOS)</a><span> is seeking to fill two intern positions this semester: a Sustainability Monitoring and Reporting Intern and a Waste Reduction and Diversion Intern. The successful candidate with get to work with a dynamic, supportive and caring team to help grow the sustainability movement at 51福利社. See PDF attachments below for more details.</span></p> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 21:59:44 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 creates Advisory Council on Sustainability /sustainability/node/2535 <p>51福利社 Reporter | October 25, 2016</p> <p>by: Toby Davine</p> Thu, 03 Nov 2016 14:54:40 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 earns Gold rating in sustainability /sustainability/node/2485 <p>Four years of innovative projects and collaborative action planning have upgraded 51福利社鈥檚 rating in sustainability to Gold in the newest version of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).</p> <p>Among other achievements, the increasing integration of sustainability in curriculum, research, dining services, and purchasing helped 51福利社 achieve Gold. The last time 51福利社 reported to STARS, a self-reported assessment tool developed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), in 2012, it earned a silver rating.</p> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:51:24 +0000 51福利社 The SPF Ambassador Program is Taking Applicants for 2016-2017! /sustainability/node/2458 <p><strong>Looking for a way to officially get involved with sustainability efforts at 51福利社 this year? </strong></p> <p><span>For the upcoming 2016-2017聽</span><span>academic year, t</span><span>he SPF team is looking for highly motivated students to become SPF Ambassadors who will help us raise awareness of the SPF among 51福利社 undergraduates.</span></p> <p>Since 2010,聽The Sustainability Projects Fund聽has been building a culture of sustainability on 51福利社 campuses through the development and seed-funding of interdisciplinary projects.聽</p> Mon, 08 Aug 2016 14:44:10 +0000 51福利社 Farming camp at Macdonald campus could cultivate love of agriculture /sustainability/node/2446 <blockquote>Montreal Gazette | July 6, 2016<br /> by: Victor Schukov</blockquote> <p>A friend realized his life鈥檚 dream through one of the generous programs offered by the MacDonald campus of 51福利社 in Saint Anne-de-Bellevue.</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:09:05 +0000 51福利社 Building Bike Lanes Could Slow Climate Change, New Research Finds /sustainability/node/2445 <blockquote> <p>Momentum Mag | July 5, 2016</p> <p>by: Hilary Angus</p> </blockquote> <p>New research聽presented聽by scientists at 51福利社聽suggests that the construction of safe bike infrastructure could significantly reduce vehicle tailpipe emissions by offering potential motorists an attractive alternative to getting in their cars.聽</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a><span>.</span></p> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 20:06:23 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 wins two international prizes for sustainable procurement /sustainability/node/2439 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | May 31, 2016</p> </blockquote> <p><span>51福利社 has recently won two significant international awards for the five-year聽Sustainable Procurement Strategy聽it began to develop in 2013.</span></p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Wed, 01 Jun 2016 20:58:37 +0000 51福利社 New technique reclaims mercury from spent compact fluorescent light bulbs /sustainability/node/2407 <blockquote> <p>Chemical and Engineering News | April 15, 2016</p> <p>By:聽Melissa Pandika</p> </blockquote> <p>Existing recovery methods often require high temperatures to evaporate the mercury, separating it from the other material inside the bulbs. Parisa A. Ariya of 51福利社 and her colleagues wanted to devise a technique that used natural, nontoxic compounds and minimal energy. Instead of heat, they used nanoparticles to trap the mercury.</p> Fri, 13 May 2016 20:40:31 +0000 51福利社 Saving the Planet From Governments and Markets /sustainability/node/2406 <blockquote> <p>The Huffington Post | May 9, 2016</p> <p>by: Henry Mintzberg</p> </blockquote> <p><em>Op Ed by Henry Mintzvberg, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies, 51福利社</em></p> <p><span>Countries have been signing the pledges they made last December at the Paris Conference on Climate Change. Think back to that time and ask yourself which had greater influence on your personal behavior: the TV clips you saw from that conference, or the ads that sponsored those clips?...</span></p> Fri, 13 May 2016 20:38:03 +0000 51福利社 脌 l鈥檃vant-garde de la chimie verte /sustainability/node/2395 <blockquote> <p>Le Devoir | le 9 avril 2016</p> <p>par: Claude Lafleur</p> </blockquote> <p>Probablement que plus de 95聽% de tout ce que nous utilisons dans une journ茅e est le fruit d鈥檜n processus chimique, ainsi que l鈥檈ssentiel de ce que nous mangeons, rapporte Bruce Lennox, professeur de chimie et doyen de la Facult茅 des sciences de l鈥橴niversit茅 51福利社.</p> <p>聽</p> <blockquote> <p>lire l'histoire complet <a href="" target="_blank">ici</a></p> </blockquote> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:44:58 +0000 51福利社 Outside the Box: Getting our waste to pay our energy bills /sustainability/node/2348 <p>The Ottawa Citizen | Feb. 11, 2016</p> <p>by: Avi Freedman</p> <p>Canadians are among the largest producers of solid waste in the聽world. According to Environment Canada, we generate 990 kilograms per capita annually compared to the Japanese, for example, who produce half that much.</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:14:14 +0000 51福利社 Alternative Energy Enters the Iron Age /sustainability/node/2337 <blockquote> <p>CBC News | January 15, 2016</p> <p>Quirks &amp; Quarks with Bob McDonald</p> </blockquote> <p>Dr. Jeff Bergthorson, a professor of Mechanical Engineering at 51福利社, and his colleagues, think the answer to the difficult problem of energy storage and transportation in a fossil-fuel-free future聽could be metals.</p> <p>Listen to the audio <a href="">here</a>.</p> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:59:44 +0000 51福利社 Studying the Arctic /sustainability/node/2333 <blockquote> <p>Ames Tribune | January 9, 2015</p> <p>by: Dylan Clark</p> </blockquote> <p>Dylan Clark moved to Montreal to begin a master鈥檚 program with James Ford and the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group in the Department of Geography at 51福利社 to do work in climate change and health. This interesting retrospective written by Mr. Clark paints a picture of the life of an Arctic researcher and the聽cultural and physical environments they encounter.</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 23:33:23 +0000 51福利社 Climate case study: Monitoring key to successful permafrost adaptation in Arviat, Nunavut /sustainability/node/2332 <blockquote> <p>Northern Public Affairs | January 14, 2016</p> </blockquote> <p><span>While implementation of projects such as the聽Arviat Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan聽is key to fight t</span><span>hawing permafrost in </span><span>the Arctic,</span><span>聽it must be followed by monitoring and evaluation, according to Melanie Flynn, a Master鈥檚 student with the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group (CCARG), housed within the Department of Geography at 51福利社.聽</span></p> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 23:27:50 +0000 51福利社 Suggestions on how Montreal can reduce its carbon footprint /sustainability/node/2327 <blockquote> <p>Montreal Gazette | January 3, 2016</p> <p>by: Ren茅 Bruemmer</p> </blockquote> <p>To get an idea of what a city like Montreal can do, in its actions and regulations to cut its emissions, the Montreal Gazette spoke to two local experts: 51福利社 professor Catherine Potvin, the Canada research chair in Climate Change Mitigation and Tropical Forests, and member of the Sustainable Canada Dialogues network of researchers, and Concordia professor Peter Stoett, director of the university鈥檚 Loyola Sustainability Research Centre.</p> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:46:12 +0000 51福利社 Researchers Turn Fish Waste into a Coffee-Scented Biofuel /sustainability/node/2321 <blockquote> <p>Chemical &amp; Engineering News |聽December 15, 2015</p> <p><span>by: Dierdre Lockwood</span></p> </blockquote> <p>聽51福利社 graduate student Shrikalaa Kannan suggests that fish heads and guts can be turned into a coal-like substance called hydrochar, which could be used as fuel or added to soil to improve fertility and sequester carbon.</p> <p>聽</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="">here</a>.</p> Mon, 21 Dec 2015 17:54:32 +0000 51福利社 Using traditional knowledge, cultural values and science, Inuit are adapting to climate change in Canada's North /sustainability/node/2312 <blockquote> <p>Canadian Institutes of Health Research | Nov. 9, 2015</p> <p>By: CIHR Staff</p> </blockquote> <p>Having incorporated Inuit traditional knowledge and cultural values into his work, Dr. James Ford is keenly aware of the ability of traditional Indigenous knowledge to help Inuit adapt to shifts in the climate.聽</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="">here</a></p> Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:44:01 +0000 51福利社 51福利社鈥檚 Chem-E car cruises to U.S. national championship /sustainability/node/2311 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | Dec. 1, 2015</p> <p>by:聽Neale McDevitt</p> </blockquote> <p>In just its second year of competition, the 51福利社 Chem-E Car team defied all odds to tie for first place at the recent national championships in Salt Lake City, Utah.聽</p> <p>read the full story <a href="">here</a>.</p> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 21:53:37 +0000 51福利社 Metal-Fueled Flames May be the Future of Clean Energy /sustainability/node/2310 <blockquote> <p>Science World Report | Dec. 9, 2015</p> <p>by: Catherine Griffin</p> </blockquote> <p>Metal particles may just be the clean fuel of the future. Scientists at 51福利社聽have found that metal powders could provide a more viable long-term replacement for fossil fuels than any other widely discussed alternatives.</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="">here</a>.</p> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 21:51:41 +0000 51福利社 Growing Young Farmers at the Macdonald Student Gardens /sustainability/node/2306 <blockquote> <p>Young Agrarians | Nov. 5, 2015</p> <p>by: Monica Allaby</p> </blockquote> <p>It was nearing eleven and the late September sun was beating down on the rolling cornfields surrounding the quiet town of Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue as I toured the Macdonald Student Run-Ecological Gardens (MSEG).聽On the two-acre plot of land situated on 51福利社鈥檚 Macdonald Campus Farm, a small but passionate team of student farmers is聽growing over sixty different crop species.</p> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 19:15:41 +0000 51福利社 Alternative Fuels Power 51福利社 and Cornell鈥檚 Chem-E-Car Teams to First Place in Competition /sustainability/node/2303 <blockquote> <p>Utah Business | Nov. 10, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p>The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced Monday that Cornell University and 51福利社 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.聽</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:48:52 +0000 51福利社 Climate change: this Canadian study actually has some good news /sustainability/node/2302 <blockquote> <p>Cantech Letter | Nov. 10, 2015</p> <p>by: Mick Waddwell</p> </blockquote> <p>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鈥檚 51福利社 actually delivers some good news.聽</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:47:00 +0000 51福利社 Chris Ragan on easing traffic congestion /sustainability/node/2300 <p>51福利社 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.</p> <p>Read More about this Story Below:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="" target="_blank">CTV News | Easing congestion: Is putting a price on road access the answer?</a></p></blockquote> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 17:47:01 +0000 51福利社 Les changements climatiques pour le jardinier amateur /sustainability/node/2299 <blockquote> <p>Le Devoir | le聽24 octobre 2015</p> <p>par:聽Lise Gobeille聽</p> </blockquote> <p>Sylvie de Blois, professeure au D茅partement de sciences v茅g茅tales et 脿 l鈥櫭塩ole d鈥檈nvironnement de l鈥橴niversit茅 51福利社, elle a codirig茅 et supervis茅 tout le volet 芦聽plantes聽禄 du projet 芦聽CC-Bio聽: Effets des changements climatiques sur la biodiversit茅 du Qu茅bec聽禄, qui a donn茅 naissance 脿 ce livre. Nous lui avons pos茅 quelques questions鈥</p> Sat, 31 Oct 2015 06:14:57 +0000 51福利社 Ecofiscal Commission helps Canadian governments tackle climate change /sustainability/node/2298 <blockquote> <p>CBC Radio | Oct 22, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p><span>Chris Ragan, t</span><span>he聽economics professor at 51福利社 and the chair of Canada's聽Ecofiscal Commissiontells Chris Hall feel聽</span><span>that both the Prime Minister and the premiers need to engage on the issue of creating a climate change plan at an international level.</span></p> Sat, 31 Oct 2015 06:10:26 +0000 51福利社 Un plan d'action sur les changements climatiques /sustainability/node/2297 <blockquote> <p>Radio-Canada | le 13 octobre 2015</p> <p>par: Les Matins d'ici</p> </blockquote> <p>Le rapport du collectif Dialogues pour un Canada vert invite notamment 脿 trouver des sources d'茅nergie autres que les combustibles fossiles.聽<br /> La professeure Catherine Potvin, du d茅partement de biologie de l'Universit茅 51福利社, discute de la question avec Philippe Marcoux.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">Ecoutez ici</a></p> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 17:58:19 +0000 51福利社 Les voitures de banlieues polluent Montr茅al /sustainability/node/2296 <blockquote> <p>Le Journal de Montreal | le 13 octobre 2015</p> <p>par: Anne-Marie Provost</p> </blockquote> <p>Les r茅sidents du Plateau Mont-Royal sont ceux qui subissent le plus la polluton des voitures, r茅v猫le une 茅tude de l'Universit茅 51福利社.</p> <p>Lire l'histoire complet <a href="" target="_blank">ici</a></p> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 17:50:30 +0000 51福利社 In conversation with Fran莽ois Miller, Manager, Office of Sustainability /sustainability/node/2283 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | Oct. 8, 2015</p> <p>by:聽Neale McDevitt</p></blockquote> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 05:00:41 +0000 51福利社 How to Breed a Tasty Cricket /sustainability/node/2267 <blockquote> <p>The Atlantic | Sept 24, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p>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 51福利社 classmates, using $1 million in seed money from the Hult Prize, a student start-up competition for social enterprise.</p> <blockquote> <p>Read the full story <a href=";print=" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> </blockquote> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 16:20:58 +0000 51福利社 Cultivating Sustainability at 51福利社 /sustainability/node/2258 <p style="margin-left:40px">51福利社 Reporter | Sept. 12, 2015</p> <p style="margin-left:40px">by: Chris Wrobel</p> <p>聽</p> <p>After the Sustainability Projects Fund was created in the 2009-10 school year, Emily 51福利社, a past garden volunteer, worked with a group of students to apply for funds to start the permaculture garden project. The production area consisted of the original eight garden plots in the student-run garden, along with a quarter acre in the Horticulture Centre.</p> <p>聽</p> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 16:52:54 +0000 51福利社 Feds to ban microbeads in personal care products /sustainability/node/2255 <blockquote> <p>July 31, 2015 | The Toronto Sun</p> </blockquote> <p>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.</p> <p>聽</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="">here</a>.</p> Tue, 15 Sep 2015 23:24:48 +0000 51福利社 Ottawa veut interdire les microbilles de plastiques dans les produits de beaut茅 /sustainability/node/2254 <blockquote> <p>le 31 juillet 2015 | La Presse</p> </blockquote> <p>Le gouvernement f茅d茅ral pr茅pare un r猫glement pour interdire l'utilisation de microbilles de plastique dans les produits de soins personnels.</p> <p>Lire l'histoire complet <a href="" target="_blank">ici</a>.</p> Tue, 15 Sep 2015 23:09:25 +0000 51福利社 Evil orbs: Abrasives in toothpaste and face scrubs are poisoning fish /sustainability/node/2253 <blockquote> <p>The Economist | July 31, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p>ANTHONY RICCIARDI, a scientist at 51福利社, 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</p> <p>聽</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Tue, 15 Sep 2015 23:06:18 +0000 51福利社 Adapting Greenhouses For Region /sustainability/node/2250 <blockquote> <p>Nation News | Sept. 3, 2015</p> <p>by: Kathryn Condon</p> </blockquote> <p>聽</p> <p>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.</p> <p>聽</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:36:23 +0000 51福利社 Twelve college campuses leading the way for sustainable dining /sustainability/node/2241 <blockquote> <p>The Christian Science Monitor | Aug. 26, 2015</p> <p>By: Clare Algozin</p> </blockquote> <p>51福利社 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.</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:18:43 +0000 51福利社 Harnessing the butterfly effect /sustainability/node/2240 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | Aug. 19, 2015</p> <p>by: Vincent Allaire</p> </blockquote> <p>In a new paper published online in Geophysical Research Letters, 51福利社 Professor Shaun Lovejoy shows how to directly harness the atmosphere鈥檚 elephantine memory to produce temperature forecasts that are somewhat more accurate than conventional numerical computer models.</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:51:10 +0000 51福利社 Midnight Kitchen celebrates successful harvest /sustainability/node/2228 <blockquote> <p>Mcgill Reporter | July 31, 2015</p> <p>by:聽Krystle Manintveld</p> </blockquote> <p>A collection of students and community members gathered outside Burnside on Wednesday to share their final 鈥榞arden meal鈥 of the season, put together largely from vegetables grown right on the 51福利社 downtown campus thanks to the efforts of Midnight Kitchen volunteers.</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="">here</a>.</p> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 20:48:47 +0000 51福利社 Reinventing chemistry /sustainability/node/2219 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 News | Spring-Summer 2015</p> <p>by: Mark Witten</p> </blockquote> <p><span>A new branch of science aims to do away with the toxic waste that鈥檚 associated with industrial manufacturing and some of the brightest lights in this green chemistry movement are pursuing their research at 51福利社.</span></p> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:30:18 +0000 51福利社 U.S. Turns Corner on Urban Sprawl /sustainability/node/2187 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Newsroom | June 15, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p><span>Christopher Barrington-Leigh of 51福利社 in Montreal measured sprawl by looking at construction of streets and how many roads meet at intersections to form corners or nodes.</span></p> <p>Read the full story <a href="/newsroom/channels/news/has-us-turned-corner-toward-less-urban-sprawl-253538">here</a>.</p> <p>聽</p> <blockquote> <p><strong><span>Further News on this topic:</span></strong></p></blockquote> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:24:05 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 embraces sustainable procurement /sustainability/node/2168 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | May 4, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p>When 51福利社 adopted its first Procurement Policy in spring 2013, it gave Procurement Services the mandate to establish a culture of sustainable procurement practices at 51福利社 and in its wider community.</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="">here</a>.</p> Tue, 12 May 2015 14:24:30 +0000 51福利社 Clean ride mapper: Cycling the less polluted routes /sustainability/node/2161 <blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Reporter | April 15, 2015</p> <p>By: Katherine Gombay聽</p> </blockquote> <p>Cyclists in Montreal and Toronto can now choose the least polluted routes to get around their cities thanks to an online tool developed at 51福利社.聽</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="">here</a><span>.</span></p> <blockquote> <p><strong>Further news on this topic:</strong></p></blockquote> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 51福利社 Aboriginal students, staff at 51福利社 call for more recognition /sustainability/node/2167 <blockquote> <p><a href="">CBC News</a> | April 23, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p><span>Kakwiranoron Cook, 51福利社's aboriginal outreach administrator, would like to see the university put up a more noticeable monument.</span></p> <p>Read the full story <a href="">here</a>.</p> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:05:16 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 prof Chris Ragan: We need smart tolls on our bridges /sustainability/node/2166 <blockquote> <p><a href="">51福利社 Reporter</a> | April 20, 2015</p> <p>by: Doug Sweet</p> </blockquote> <p>Montreal, like other cities, needs to consider 鈥渃ongestion pricing鈥 鈥 putting a price on traffic congestion the way provinces should be putting a price on carbon, says Economics Professor Christopher Ragan, Chair of Canada鈥檚 Ecofiscal Commission, a 51福利社-based think-tank developing practical policies to improve economic performance and the environment.<br /> 聽</p> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:06:05 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Geography Chair Jeffrey Wells: Cold carbon conservation' is important in fighting climate change /sustainability/node/2164 <blockquote> <p><a href="">Montreal Gazette</a> | April 22, 2015</p> <p>by: Jeffrey Wells</p> </blockquote> <p>We were heartened last week to see leaders of Canada鈥檚 provincial and territorial governments meet in Quebec City to seek real solutions to the runaway problem of carbon pollution.聽</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="">here</a></p> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:58:34 +0000 51福利社 Divest 51福利社 takes home Catalyst prize at annual awards event /sustainability/node/2163 <blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Reporter | Apr 16, 2015</p> <p>by: 51福利社 Reporter Staff</p> </blockquote> <p>The Divest 51福利社 group, which is conducting a campaign to persuade the University to divest from companies associated with the production of fossil fuels, was one of the winners of the Catalyst Awards handed out on April 13, at the fifth annual Office of Sustainability event held at the Faculty Club.<br /> 聽</p> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:33:59 +0000 51福利社 GES : 51福利社 a r茅duit ses 茅missions de pr猫s du tiers depuis 2002 /sustainability/node/2162 <blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Reporter | April 15, 2015</p> <p>By: Julie Fortier</p> </blockquote> <p>Au cours des prochaines semaines, 51福利社 entreprendra un important projet de modernisation de son syst猫me de distribution d鈥櫭﹏ergie au campus Macdonald, 脿 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.<br /> 聽</p> <p>lire l'histore complet <a href="">ici</a></p> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:16:04 +0000 51福利社 Carbon pricing with a practical Canadian twist /sustainability/node/2159 <blockquote> <p>The Globe and Mail | April 7, 2015</p> <p>By: Chirstopher Ragan</p> </blockquote> <p>On Tuesday, Canada鈥檚 Ecofiscal Commission (which I chair) released a new report, The Way Forward, with specific recommendations for how Canadians can make real progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).聽</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="">here</a></p> <blockquote> <p><strong>Further news on this topic:</strong></p></blockquote> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 02:38:30 +0000 51福利社 Feeding the body, nourishing the soul /sustainability/node/2157 <blockquote> <p><a href="">The 51福利社 Reporter</a> | April 2, 2015</p> <p>by: Neale McDevitt</p> </blockquote> <p>Established in 2007, the Edible Campus garden 鈥 which does the impossible every year by making the concrete plaza surrounding Burnside Hall bloom with fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers 鈥 is an oasis for many 51福利社ians who gather there to read, relax and recharge amidst nature鈥檚 beauty.</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="">here</a>.</p> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 02:16:36 +0000 51福利社 Forest fragmentation leads to species die-off that lasts decades: study /sustainability/node/2152 <blockquote> <p>CTV News | March 20, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p>Cutting up forests into ever-smaller bits starts a die-off of species that lasts decades -- an "extinction debt" incurred today and paid by future generations, says a study on forest fragmentation.</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="">here</a><span>.</span></p> <p>聽</p> <blockquote> <p>Further news on this topic:</p></blockquote> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:32:22 +0000 51福利社 Outside the box: Reclaiming our streets as places to live, not just drive /sustainability/node/2147 <blockquote> <p>The Ottawa Citizen | Mar 12, 2015</p> <p>by: Avi Freidman</p> </blockquote> <p>Are asphalt roads and sidewalks in neighbourhoods really needed?</p> <p><span>Read the story </span><a href="">here</a><span>.</span></p> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:19:05 +0000 51福利社 Catherine Potvin - Dialogues for a Greener Canada /sustainability/node/2146 <blockquote> <p>Science News | March 18, 2015</p> <p>by:聽<span>Lesley Evans Ogden</span></p> </blockquote> <p>A group of prominent Canadian academics is trying to change the dynamic by releasing its own set of climate policy recommendations for the nation.</p> <p><span>Read the full story聽</span><a href="">here</a><span>.</span></p> <blockquote> <p><strong>Further news on this topic:</strong></p></blockquote> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:13:18 +0000 51福利社 Complete shift to renewable energy within Canada鈥檚 reach, academics say /sustainability/node/2145 <blockquote> <p>The Globe and Mail | March 18, 2015</p> <p>by:聽Ivan Semeniuk &amp; Shawn McCarthy</p> </blockquote> <p>Canada could shift entirely to renewable sources of electricity by 2035 and eliminate 80 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, says a group of Canadian academics that is aiming to spur government action on climate change.</p> <p><span>Read the full story聽</span><a href="">here</a><span>.</span></p> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:08:35 +0000 51福利社 'Cities We Need' conference highlights importance of municipal autonomy /sustainability/node/2130 <blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Tribune | Feb. 24, 2015</p> <p>by: Philippe Dumais</p> </blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) opened its 20th annual two-day conference on Feb. 19, focusing on the challenges cities across Canada face. 聽</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a><span>.</span></p> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:17:28 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Spaces Project holds second workshop on Brown Building redesign /sustainability/node/2129 <blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Tribune | Feb. 24, 2015</p> <p>by: Laura Hanrahan</p> </blockquote> <p><span>The workshop was hosted by the 51福利社 Spaces Project (MSP), a student-led initiative seeking to reimagine spaces across 51福利社鈥檚 campus, the Brown Building Redesign Advisory Group (BRAG), a 51福利社 Student Services committee, and the 51福利社 Architecture Community Design Workshop class (ARCH 514), led by Professor Nik Luca.</span></p> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:15:53 +0000 51福利社 Montreal to create urban path linking river, mountain for 375th birthday /sustainability/node/2127 <blockquote> <p><span>The Montreal Gazette | Feb 26, 2015</span></p> <p>by: Ren茅 Bruemmer</p> </blockquote> <p><span>The city of Montreal presented its vision for a River to the Mountain urban walkway on Wednesday, linking two icons of the Montreal landscape along a pedestrian-friendly 3.8-kilometre stretch flowing along the city鈥檚 streets.聽</span></p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:12:15 +0000 51福利社 Invasive species pose serious threat to health of the Great Lakes /sustainability/node/2114 <blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Reporter | Feb. 3, 2015</p> <p>By: Melody Enguix</p> </blockquote> <p>New study from scientists at 51福利社 shows the vulnerability of the basin to future invaders 鈥 and calls for regulations to mitigate this threat.</p> <p><span>Read the full story</span><a href="" target="_blank">聽here</a><span>.</span></p> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:45:02 +0000 51福利社 Integrating social equity into urban transportation planning: A critical evaluation of equity objectives and measures in transportation plans in North America /sustainability/node/2105 <blockquote> <p>Science Direct | January 2015</p> <p>By: Kevin Manaugh</p> </blockquote> <p>鈥淎lmost all [cities involved] have wide goals about how the infrastructure should be equitably distributed, but then nothing is really measured, because there isn鈥檛 a clear target for performance measure for many plans.鈥 - Kevin Manaugh</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="">here</a>.</p> <blockquote> <p><strong>Further news on this topic:</strong></p></blockquote> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:33:22 +0000 51福利社 Systems crucial to stability of planet compromised /sustainability/node/2103 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Newsroom | January 15, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p><span>Almost half of the processes that are crucial to maintaining the stability of the planet have become dangerously compromised by human activity.</span></p> <p><span>Read the full story <a href="/newsroom/channels/news/systems-crucial-stability-planet-compromised-241121">here</a></span></p> <blockquote> <p><strong>Further news on this topic:</strong></p></blockquote> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:22:35 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 hosts annual Fair Trade Conference /sustainability/node/2099 <blockquote> <p><a href="">51福利社 Reporter</a> | Jan. 22, 2015</p> <p><span>By:聽<span>Galitt Araf</span></span></p> </blockquote> <p>The three-day event brought together leaders from across the country committed to the advancement of Fair Trade, both on a small scale and globally.聽</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:47:14 +0000 51福利社 Reimagining housing for the poor and cities without cars /sustainability/node/2098 <blockquote> <p><a href="" target="_blank">The Vancouver Sun</a> | Jan. 25, 2015</p> <p>By: Daphne Bramham</p> </blockquote> <p>51福利社 architecture professor Vikram Bhatt, winner of the Margolese National Living Design Prize from UBC, thinks people should live where they can grow some of their own food.</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:42:30 +0000 51福利社 ECOLE sustainable housing project gains Independent Student Group status /sustainability/node/2086 <blockquote> <p>Jan. 13, 2015 | The 51福利社 Tribune</p> <p>by: Ashley Kong</p> </blockquote> <p><span>Educational Community Living Environment (ECOLE), a sustainability initiative, gained Independent Student Group (ISG) status on Dec. 4 during the Students鈥 Society of 51福利社 (SSMU) Legislative Council meeting.</span><span>聽</span></p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:38:28 +0000 51福利社 L'habitat des ours polaires en danger [lien fran莽ais] /sustainability/node/2085 <blockquote> <p>le 14 janvier 2015 | RadioCanada</p> </blockquote> <p><span>Une 茅tude sugg猫re que les menaces aux habitats glac茅s des ours polaires sont plus importantes que ce qui 茅tait pr茅vu jusqu'脿 maintenant.</span></p> <blockquote> <p>聽</p> </blockquote> <p>Ecoutez l'histoire complet <a href="" target="_blank">ici</a>.</p> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:32:24 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability 鈥 at 51福利社, they've made an app for that /sustainability/node/2075 <blockquote> <p>Dec. 22, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Montreal Gazette</a></p> <p>By: Sarah Rogers</p> </blockquote> <p>Thanks to a 51福利社 law professor with an interest in social responsibility, there鈥檚 an app that will monitor your commitment to sustainability.</p> <p><span>Read the full story聽</span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 02:40:32 +0000 51福利社 270 000 tonnes de plastique dans les oc茅ans /sustainability/node/2067 <blockquote> <p>Le Devoir | le 10 d茅cembre 2014</p> <p>par: Alexandre Shields</p> </blockquote> <p>La pollution provoqu茅e par le plastique a pris de telles proportions au cours des derni猫res d茅cennies que pr猫s de 270 000 tonnes de ce mat茅riau flotteraient 脿 la surface des oc茅ans, selon une 茅tude internationale publi茅e mercredi.</p> <p><span>lire l'histoire compl猫te聽</span><a href="" target="_blank">ici</a><span>.</span></p> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:02:27 +0000 51福利社 The climate is changing, and so are Arctic berries /sustainability/node/2066 <blockquote> <p>Nunatsiaq Online | Dec. 10, 2014</p> <p>By: Sarah Rogers</p> </blockquote> <p>51福利社 Researcher Anna Bruce explores how Iqaluit women are adapting to "bad" berry seasons</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:54:31 +0000 51福利社 Bhatt wins national prize for urban living ideas /sustainability/node/2065 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter| Nov. 28, 2014</p> <p>by: 51福利社 Reporter Staff</p> </blockquote> <p>Architecture professor Vikram Bhatt has won the 2014 Margolese National Design for Living Prize, the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture announced this week.</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:28:29 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Prof. Chris Ragan chairs high-profile group on economic and environmental fiscal reform /sustainability/node/2060 <blockquote> <p>Montreal Gazette | Jan 25, 2015</p> <p>BY: Rene Bruemmer</p> </blockquote> <p><span>The Canadian committee of economists headed by 51福利社 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鈥 ability to compete internationally.</span></p> <p><span>Read the full story <a href="">here</a></span></p> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 05:01:00 +0000 51福利社 The 51福利社 Space Race /sustainability/node/2059 <blockquote> <p><a href="">The 51福利社 Tribune</a> | Nov. 26, 2014</p> <p>By: Remi Lu</p> </blockquote> <p>Alan Chen didn鈥檛 know it at the time, but one afternoon three years ago in Lev Bukhman marked the start of a multi-year project that would reduce the gap between students and administration, and re-envision the entirety of 51福利社鈥檚 downtown campus.</p> <p><span>Read the full story聽</span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> <blockquote> <p>聽</p> </blockquote> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:21:33 +0000 51福利社 Opinion: What it means to be an 'Aboriginal student' today /sustainability/node/2057 <blockquote> <p>Nov. 18, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">The Gazette</a></p> <p>by: Stephanie Willsey</p> </blockquote> <p>First of all, I should introduce myself: I am a First Nations Canadian, of the Chippewa, or Ojibwe, community of Rama, Ont. I was raised off the reserve, but聽only a short drive away, and I am there often.</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a><span>.</span></p> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:40:44 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 to study shared-space model for cycling /sustainability/node/2036 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | October 14, 2014</p> <p>by: 51福利社 Reporter Staff</p> </blockquote> <p>51福利社 will conduct research on the concept of adopting a shared-space model that could pave the way to allow cycling on the downtown campus under certain conditions, after the senior administration accepted the recommendations put forward by a Working Group tasked with addressing the question of cycling on campus.</p> <p>Read the full story聽<em><a href="/campusplanning/planning-services/campus-planning/circulation/cycling-working-group/reports">here</a></em></p> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 03:16:14 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 renews its approach to sustainability with Vision 2020 /sustainability/node/2029 <blockquote><span>The 51福利社 Tribune |聽</span><span>Oct. 21, 2014</span> <p><span>By: Victor Tang</span></p> </blockquote> <p><span><span><span>On Oct. 16, 51福利社 launched the Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy, a blueprint for increasing social, economic, and environmental sustainability in the 51福利社 community. Over a hundred and fifty students attended the launch event at the Y-intersection last Thursday afternoon.</span></span></span><span><span><span>聽 聽 聽</span></span></span></p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:00:07 +0000 51福利社 Imagining a sustainable future for Canada /sustainability/node/2028 <blockquote> <p> | October 17, 2014</p> <p>by: Jean-Olivier Goyette</p> </blockquote> <p>This initiative for sustainable development is in collaboration with researchers and citizens who wish to express an idealistic vision for a sustainable future in Canada.</p> <p><span>Read the full story聽</span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a><span>. (French only)</span></p> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:48:46 +0000 51福利社 University students help youngsters learn to enjoy homework /sustainability/node/2023 <blockquote> <p>Montreal | October 2014</p> <p>by: Kamila Hinkson</p> </blockquote> <p>The SEDE Homework Zone program sees 51福利社 students helping to instill good study habits and a love for learning in younger pupils.</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 02:04:18 +0000 51福利社 550 volunteers pitch in for Community Engagement Day /sustainability/node/2021 <div> <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | Oct. 9, 2014</p> <p>by: Neale McDevitt</p> </blockquote> <p>On Oct. 2, Marie-Gil Fabris, a 2nd-year Management student, played hooky from school, but instead of sleeping in, going to a movie or just hanging out with friends, Fabris rolled up her sleeves in the kitchen of the <a href="">Benedict Labre House</a>, a resource centre for homeless people.聽</p></div> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 01:46:14 +0000 51福利社 Community Engagement Day looks to foster lasting relationships /sustainability/node/2020 <blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Daily | Oct.6, 2014</p> <p>by:聽<span>Jill Bachelder</span></p> </blockquote> <p>From September 29 to October 9, workshops and volunteering opportunities were hosted by forty different organizations based throughout the Montreal community, with the majority of events happening on October 2.</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 01:25:47 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Spaces Project: Kicking out the cars /sustainability/node/2017 <p><strong>PARK(ing) Day turns Montreal parking lots into creative spaces</strong></p> <blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Daily | Sept 29, 2014</p> <p>by: Siobbhan O'Connell</p> </blockquote> <p><span>This year鈥檚 PARK(ing) Day took place on September 19, kicking over 200 cars out of their regular spots. Taking their place were arcade games, libraries, fruit stands, barbecues, musical acts, drum sets, and a variety of other interactive installations and activities.</span></p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:24:49 +0000 51福利社 World-renowned green chemist joining 51福利社 /sustainability/node/2015 <p>51福利社 Newsroom | September 29, 2014</p> <p>Dr. Robin Rogers, one of the world鈥檚 most renowned green chemists, will become Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals at 51福利社. Rogers comes to Canada from The University of Alabama, where he was Robert Ramsay Chair of Chemistry and director of the Center for Green Manufacturing.</p> <p><span>Read the full story聽</span><a href="/newsroom/channels/news/world-renowned-green-chemist-joining-mcgill-239199" target="_blank">here</a><span>.</span></p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:40:00 +0000 51福利社 UN report: ocean acidity increasing rapidly due to CO2 /sustainability/node/2022 <blockquote> <p>Radio Canada International | Oct. 9, 2014</p> <p>By: Marc Montgomery</p> </blockquote> <p>A new report from the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in South Korea says that ocean acidification has risen alarmingly from absorption of CO2 in the atmosphere.</p> <blockquote> <p><strong>Further news on this topic:</strong></p> <ul></ul> <p><a href="" target="_blank">Radio Canada | UN report: ocean acidity increasing rapidly due to CO2</a></p></blockquote> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 01:59:29 +0000 51福利社 netMTL to compete in the Solar Decathalon in 2016 /sustainability/node/2014 <blockquote> <p> | Sept 2014</p> </blockquote> <p>netMTL, a join venture between students at 51福利社 and Concordia Universities is taking on the goal of competing in the all-solar solar decathalon race, Solar Decathalon Europe, in 2016 in Versailles, France.</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a><span>. (French only)</span></p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:37:20 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Professor Anthony Ricciardi on Plastic Microbeads in the St Lawrence River /sustainability/node/2013 <blockquote> <p>CBC News | Sept. 26, 2014</p> </blockquote> <p>Plastic microbeads polluting St. Lawrence River, 51福利社 researchers find.</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href=";utm_source=twitterfeed&amp;utm_medium=twitter" target="_blank">here</a></p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:29:11 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Grad Student Suncica Avlijas on Plastic microbeads in the St Lawrence River /sustainability/node/2012 <blockquote> <p>Washington Post | Sept. 29, 2014</p> <p>by: Rachel Feltman</p> </blockquote> <p>Plastic microbeads from face wash are polluting river sediment; Tiny balls of plastic from cosmetic products are showing up in river sediment for the first time, mixing with the rocks and dirt that line the bed of the Saint Lawrence River.</p> <p><span>Read the full story聽</span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:24:05 +0000 51福利社 Warming Temperatures Threaten Fragile Balance in Canadian Arctic /sustainability/node/2007 <blockquote> <p><span>Sept. 23, 2014 | </span><a href="" target="_blank">NY Times</a></p> <p>by: Michael Becker</p> </blockquote> <p>"As a doctoral candidate at 51福利社 in Montreal, I have spent three years researching how the planet鈥檚 changing climate is affecting the polar desert ecology of the high Arctic. It鈥檚 precisely this balance of climate and permafrost, ice and ecosystems that I鈥檝e come here to study."</p> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:47:11 +0000 51福利社 Pow Wow marks colourful end to successful Indigenous Awareness Week /sustainability/node/2006 <blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Reporter | Sept. 24, 2014</p> <p>by: Neale McDevitt</p> </blockquote> <p>51福利社鈥檚 fourth annual Indigenous Awareness Week came to a lively, colourful close on Friday, Sept. 19, with dancers dressed in traditional costumes performing an inter-tribal dance during the Pow Wow on the lower campus field in front of dozens of smiling spectators.聽</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:43:57 +0000 51福利社 Thousands meet at Lafontaine Park to push leaders on environment /sustainability/node/2005 <blockquote> <p>CTV News Montr茅al | Sept 21, 2014</p> </blockquote> <p>Thousands of environmentally-minded demonstrators assembled at Lafontaine Park Sunday to make a passionate appeal prior to Tuesday鈥檚 United Nation Climate Summit in New York.</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> <p>聽</p> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:28:14 +0000 51福利社 Microplastic pollution discovered in St. Lawrence River sediments /sustainability/node/2001 <div> <blockquote> <p> | Sept. 18, 2014</p> </blockquote> <p>A team of researchers from 51福利社 and the Quebec government have discovered <a href="" rel="tag">microplastics</a> (in the form of polyethylene 'microbeads', &lt;2 mm diameter) widely distributed across the bottom of the St. Lawrence River, the first time such pollutants have been found in freshwater sediments.聽</p></div> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:05:47 +0000 51福利社 Protests aim to bring attention to need to act on climate change /sustainability/node/2000 <blockquote> <p>The Gazette | Sept. 7, 2014</p> <p>by: Michelle Lalonde</p> </blockquote> <p>Dr. Catherine Potvin is a climate scientist in 51福利社鈥檚 Department of Biology, at the school in Montreal, Thursday, September 18, 2014. On September 21 she will speak at Montreal鈥檚 version of the People鈥檚 Climate March, a global event billed to be the biggest climate protest in history.</p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="/sustainability/channels/news/protests-aim-bring-attention-need-act-climate-change-239094" target="_blank">here</a></p> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:01:36 +0000 51福利社 The time to face up to climate change is now /sustainability/node/1999 <blockquote> <p>The Gazette | Sept. 7, 2014</p> <p>by:聽Catherine Potvin聽</p> </blockquote> <p>On Sept. 21, more than 1,000 events are planned around the world to demand stronger action on climate change, echoing New York鈥檚 People鈥檚 Climate March.聽</p> <p>Read the full story聽<a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:14:58 +0000 51福利社 Four Burning Questions for Audra Simpson, professor of Anthropology at Columbia University /sustainability/node/1990 <blockquote> <p>The 51福利社 Reporter | Sept. 9, 2014</p> <p>By: The Reporter Staff</p> </blockquote> <p>Audra Simpson, 51福利社 alumna and professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, will deliver the keynote address at the Aboriginal Homecoming event on Sept. 18.</p> <p><span>Read the full story聽</span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:56:52 +0000 51福利社 Feeding a University /sustainability/node/1988 <blockquote> <p>The Gazette | Sept. 7, 2014</p> <p>by: Lesley Chesterman</p> </blockquote> <p>Gone are the days when thousands of 51福利社 students had to subsist on doughnuts and sad steam trays; over the last five years, the university has transformed its food services, and tapped into the wealth of produce grown at its Macdonald Campus.</p> <p><span>Read the full story聽</span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:13:50 +0000 51福利社 Which Mode of Travel Provides the Happiest Commute? /sustainability/node/1987 <blockquote> <p>The Atlantic: | Aug 20, 2014</p> <p>Written by: Eric Jaffe</p> </blockquote> <p>For most people, a satisfying commute is not necessarily a happy one鈥攁 not-so-unhappy one will do. Yes, it's true that the ideal commute<span>聽</span><a href="">not absolutely zero commute</a>; many of us can use the time to decompress or get some thinking done. But it's also true that beyond a certain point鈥攔oughly 15 minutes one-way, on average鈥攚e just want our lives and sanity back.</p> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:12:22 +0000 51福利社 What鈥檚 in 51福利社鈥檚 giant brownie? /sustainability/node/1969 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | Aug 21, 2014</p> <p>By:聽Neale McDevitt</p> </blockquote> <p><span>The gigantic brownie will be the main attraction at the annual 51福利社 脿 la carte event to be held in the tent on the downtown lower campus on Tuesday, Aug. 26, during which thousands of students, faculty, staff and hungry Montrealers will be invited to sample the delicious dessert.聽</span></p> <p>Read the full story <a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> <p>聽</p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:36:54 +0000 51福利社 Future Earth coming to Montreal /sustainability/node/1968 <blockquote> <p>51福利社 Reporter | Aug 11, 2014</p> <p>By: Chris Chipello</p> </blockquote> <p>Montreal will soon become one of five global hubs for Future Earth, a 10-year international research program stemming from the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro.</p> <p><span>Read the full story聽</span><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:42:44 +0000 51福利社 51福利社's Farm to School Summer Camp Makes the CBC News /sustainability/node/1967 <p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> <p>CBC News - August 11, 2014</p> <p>51福利社's <a href="/sustainability/farm-school-sp0100" target="_blank">Farm to School Project (SP0100)</a> Summer Camp Click on the link above to watch the full story!</p> <p></p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:33:45 +0000 51福利社 Global Warming: Planet Hits Natural Pause Button /sustainability/node/1931 <blockquote> <p>International Business Times | July 22, 2014</p> <p>By:聽Jayalakshmi K</p> </blockquote> <p>Global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 indicate a slowdown in global warming, but this was due to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">natural cooling</a>聽fluctuation and not due to any decrease in greenhouse gas emissions - this has been proved by statistical analysis of the temperatures, conducted by 51福利社 physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:23:54 +0000 51福利社 Hungry for something healthy and new? Why not make dinner with crickets tonight! /sustainability/node/1930 <h3>51福利社 Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on July 23, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Journal Metro</a></p> <p>by: Mathais Marchal</p></blockquote> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:10:50 +0000 51福利社 Can Urban Agriculture Feed the World's Growing Cities? /sustainability/node/1933 <h3>Living in a city puts everything at your fingertips: From fashion and movies to social movements and political experiments, residents of urban areas experience most everything before it trickles through the suburbs and into rural communities.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on July 29, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Yahoo! News</a></p> <p>by: Willy Blackmore</p></blockquote> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:45:42 +0000 51福利社 City-grown vegetables could feed urban dwellers /sustainability/node/1934 <h3>In a number of cities around the world, residents have transformed previously derelict sites, ignored corners and over-grown verges into green and productive vegetable plots</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on July 30, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Environmental Research Web</a></p> </blockquote> <p>For example, in York, UK, an <a href="">"edible map"</a> reveals that there is garlic mustard and horseradish growing in abundance alongside the river, and plums will be available on a tree in a street in Osbaldwick by August.</p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:16:08 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Student Uses Pulse Energy API to Create the 51福利社 Energy Map /sustainability/node/1923 <h3>To encourage more active commuting among 51福利社 staff</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on July 14, 2014 | <a href=";utm_medium=TW&amp;utm_campaign=51福利社%20Energy%20Map" target="_blank">Pulse Energy News</a></p> <p>by: Meena Mohan </p> </blockquote> <p>Flexibility and configurability are two of our guiding principles when it comes to developing great, user friendly software.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:02:47 +0000 51福利社 Showers available for bike commuters /sustainability/node/1880 <h3>To encourage more active commuting among 51福利社 staff</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on June 15, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a></p> <p>by: 51福利社 Reporter</p></blockquote> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 05:12:56 +0000 51福利社 Out of the classroom and into the rainforest /sustainability/node/1879 <h3>The Panama Field Studies Semester offers 51福利社 undergraduates a unique opportunity to experience the complexity of environmental issues up-close</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on June 9, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 News</a></p> <p>by: Hannah Hoag (MSc '99)</p></blockquote> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 05:07:26 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Fossil Fuel Decisions Shift /sustainability/node/1868 <h3>The 51福利社 board of governors has included 鈥済rave environmental degradation鈥 as allowable criteria for divestment.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on June 10, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">The Gazette</a></p> <p>by: Karen Seidman</p> </blockquote> <p>Many students at 51福利社 are celebrating a fundamental shift in how the university will decide whether to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 02:46:00 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Nonlinear Physics Professor and Climatologist Shaun Lovejoy: Global Warming is not a "Natural" Occurrence /sustainability/node/1867 <h3>Opinion: Research Shows the Global Warming isn't natural</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on June 9, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">The Gazette</a></p> <p>by: Shaun Lovejoy</p> </blockquote> <p>Last year, the Quebec Skeptics Society laid down a challenge: 鈥淚f anthropogenic global warming is as strong as scientists claim, then why do they need supercomputers to demonstrate it?鈥</p> <p>My immediate response was: 鈥淭hey don鈥檛.鈥</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 02:45:00 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Students Fiona Yuan and Christopher Tegho win at 2014 Scotiabank EcoLiving Student Leadership Award /sustainability/node/1860 <p>Yuan and Tegho are in their last year of electrical engineering at 51福利社 and are keen about sustainability and energy conservation. Together they designed an 鈥渆nergy management and power disaggregation鈥 system that helps homeowners and businesses better monitor, control and manage the energy use of individual appliances.</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 06:46:43 +0000 51福利社 Podcast: Environment or Economy: At the Muskoka Summit /sustainability/node/1859 <blockquote> <p>Published on June 4, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">CBC</a></p> <p>Ideas with Paul Kennedy</p> </blockquote> <p>Following on the heels of <i>Green Growth: Can Profits Save the Planet?</i>, IDEAS presents the <a href="" target="_blank">Muskoka Summit</a>, a biennial conclave with some of the world's most respected ecologists debating one of the crucial questions of our time -- is it possible for economists to understand and appreciate the 'real' value of the environment?</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 06:40:09 +0000 51福利社 Given our frigid climes, think indoor greenery /sustainability/node/1855 <h3>Montreal 鈥 Green spaces can help obliterate blue spaces in our minds: It鈥檚 a no-brainer.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on May 30, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">The Gazette</a></p> <p>by: Bill Brownstein</p></blockquote> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 06:32:31 +0000 51福利社 Harvesting water out of thin air /sustainability/node/1837 <h3>Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world鈥檚 most arid regions</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on May 13, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a></p> <p>by: Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello</p></blockquote> Thu, 22 May 2014 04:00:39 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 honours champions of equity and diversity /sustainability/node/1835 <h3>The 2nd annual 51福利社 Awards for Equity and Community Building were handed out on April 24.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on May 8, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a></p> <p>by: 51福利社 Reporter Staff</p> </blockquote> <p></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 01:47:23 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Spaces Project: Upgrading Spaces /sustainability/node/1831 <blockquote> <p>Published on May 8, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a></p> <p>by: 51福利社 Reporter Staff</p> </blockquote> <p>A drab hallway, an empty lawn, an awkward nook 鈥 every university has them. But what if these were re-imagined as a colourful study space with bench seating, a pop-up outdoor classroom, and a busking area for student musicians?</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 03:28:56 +0000 51福利社 Climate change is bad for Inuit health, research group says /sustainability/node/1783 <h3>51福利社 group says the Arctic needs better adaptation policies</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on April 28, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Nunatsiaq Online</a><br />by David Murphy</p> </blockquote> <p>Inuit are vulnerable to climate change, and it鈥檚 time for new policy to adapt, a group of researchers says in a new report</p> <p>That鈥檚 the message from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group, led by James Ford of 51福利社, who released a paper April 24 about the need for better adaption strategies, especially in health, for Inuit.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 02:45:43 +0000 51福利社 Creating buzz with bee hive atop T.M.R. town-hall /sustainability/node/1778 <h4>Students learn about nature and politics in unique project to place a bee colony atop town hall</h4> <blockquote> <p>Published on April 22, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Montreal Gazette</a><br />Written by: Catherine Solyom</p> </blockquote> <p>For the bees, too, it鈥檚 been a long, hard winter.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:49:27 +0000 51福利社 Two 51福利社 researchers receive $500,000 grants to find innovative uses for carbon /sustainability/node/1777 <h4>The Alberta-based Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) announced on April 15, that two 51福利社 researchers are among the 24 winners of $500,000 grants to transform carbon dioxide into useful products.</h4> <blockquote> <p>Published on April 16, 2014 | 51福利社 Publications<br />Written by: Meaghan Thurston</p></blockquote> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:54:28 +0000 51福利社 Is global warming just a giant natural fluctuation? /sustainability/node/1774 <h3>Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on April 11, 2014 | <a href="/research/" target="_blank">51福利社 Research</a><br /><br /></p> </blockquote> <p>An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth鈥檚 climate, according to a new study by 51福利社 physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:20:34 +0000 51福利社 Making 鈥渨aste not鈥 a way of life /sustainability/node/1773 <h3>鈥淗ate鈥 may be a strong word, but it is the word used by mild-mannered <strong>Bernice Ting</strong> to describe how she feels about waste.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on April 9, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 News</a><br />by Jennifer Nault</p></blockquote> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 06:34:26 +0000 51福利社 Working group aims to redefine shared space for pedestrians and cyclists on campus /sustainability/node/1769 <h3>Recommendations to be released in April in response to criticism of Milton bike gates.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on April 1, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Tribune</a><br />by Chelsea Ju</p> </blockquote> <p>Cycling regulations on campus could undergo substantial changes following the work of 51福利社鈥檚 Cycling Working Group, which is scheduled for release in April.</p> <p>The group was created in order to analyze issues regarding bicycles on campus, with the goal of devising a well-compromised accommodation for cyclists at the university.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 02:10:00 +0000 51福利社 Global shift to greener economies happening because of economic benefits, panelists say /sustainability/node/1767 <h3>The global transition to clean energy is underway and Canada is lagging, experts speaking at the Broadbent Institute's Progress Summit said Saturday.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on March 29, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">The Hill Times</a><br />by Laura Ryckewaert</p></blockquote> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 04:56:11 +0000 51福利社 Climate Change: Extinction of Ice-Free Antarctic Polynyas Due to Trapped Ocean Heat (Eric Galbraith) /sustainability/node/1721 <h3>Researchers from the 51福利社 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.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Find story links below</p></blockquote> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 04:54:11 +0000 51福利社 Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design: Drafting a green blueprint for the future /sustainability/node/1737 <h3><i>The first annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design will be held March 17-18 at le Centre Mont-Royal from 5:30-7:30 p.m.</i>.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on March 12, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a><br />by 51福利社 Reporter Staff</p></blockquote> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 04:17:00 +0000 51福利社 51福利社's Electric Snowmobile Wins during the Clean Snowmobile Challenge /sustainability/node/1723 <h3>51福利社 of Montreal, Canada won the Zero Emissions, or electric, category of the challenge last weekend at Michigan Technological University's Keweenaw Research Center.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on March 13, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">SF Gate</a><br />by Dan Roblee</p></blockquote> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 05:03:13 +0000 51福利社 Pathogens could be freed from thawing permafrost, scientists warn /sustainability/node/1722 <h3>French researchers are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on March 4, 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">The Globe and Mail</a><br />by Tu Thanh Ha</p> </blockquote> <p>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.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 04:54:46 +0000 51福利社 Leith Sharp: Embracing 鈥渄isruptive sustainability鈥 /sustainability/node/1685 <h3>Leith Sharp comes to 51福利社 February 27th, 2014, here she answers some pertinent questions:</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on Feb 20, 2014 | <a href="/reporter.html">51福利社 Reporter</a><br />by the 51福利社 Reporter Staff</p></blockquote> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 04:32:41 +0000 51福利社 Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism? /sustainability/node/1684 <h3>Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may seem inexorable.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on Feb 21, 2014 | <a href="">Teatro Naturale International</a><a href=""></a><br />Written by S.C.</p></blockquote> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 04:20:55 +0000 51福利社 It isn鈥檛 easy being green, but why not try? /sustainability/node/1671 <h3>Composting on campus: a big project in the works. After finishing the last bite of an apple, it鈥檚 almost second nature to toss it into the trash can before heading off to class. But what happens then?</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on Feb 7, 2014 | <a href="/sustainability/ollapse%20disorder%3C/a%3E.%3C/p%3E%20%20%3Cp%3ERead%20the%20full%20story%20%3Ca%20href%3D" target="_blank">51福利社 Tribune<br /></a>Written by Jenny Shen and Marlee Vinegar</p></blockquote> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:35:59 +0000 51福利社 Why 51福利社 needs ECOLE /sustainability/node/1670 <h3>51福利社 School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on Feb 18, 2014 | <a href="/sustainability/ollapse%20disorder%3C/a%3E.%3C/p%3E%20%20%3Cp%3ERead%20the%20full%20story%20%3Ca%20href%3D" target="_blank">51福利社 Tribune<br /></a>Written by Ilana Khin</p></blockquote> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:30:33 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 student-run initiative Educational Community Living Environment (ECOLE) project funded /sustainability/node/1669 <h3>Educational Community Living Environment looks forward to new house</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on Feb 17, 2014 | <a href="/sustainability/ollapse%20disorder%3C/a%3E.%3C/p%3E%20%20%3Cp%3ERead%20the%20full%20story%20%3Ca%20href%3D" target="_blank">The Daily<br /></a>Written by Sarina Gupta</p></blockquote> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:24:35 +0000 51福利社 b-Shack /sustainability/node/1667 <h3>b-Shack: Bourdonnement d鈥檌nitiatives sur le campus MacDonald.</h3> <blockquote> <p>publi茅 11 f茅v 2014 | <a href="/sustainability/ollapse%20disorder%3C/a%3E.%3C/p%3E%20%20%3Cp%3Ele%20D%C3%A9lit%20%3Ca%20href%3D" target="_blank">Le D茅lit<br /></a>R茅dig茅 par Alexandra Nadeau</p></blockquote> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:03:11 +0000 51福利社 FARMM's b-Shack is an Urban Hive and Bee Study Center for 51福利社 Students /sustainability/node/1666 <h3>51福利社 School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on Feb 7, 2014 | <a href="/sustainability/ollapse%20disorder%3C/a%3E.%3C/p%3E%20%20%3Cp%3ERead%20the%20full%20story%20%3Ca%20href%3D" target="_blank">Inhabitat<br /></a>Written by Lori Zimmer</p></blockquote> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 03:09:10 +0000 51福利社 How Nike ran with the notion of environmental sustainability /sustainability/node/1655 <h3>Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at 51福利社, talking management for The Globe and Mail, speaks to [associate professor] Glen Dowell from the [Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management] at Cornell University.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Feb. 04, 2014 | <a href="/sustainability/">The Globe and Mail</a><br /> By: Karl Moore</p></blockquote> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 22:36:25 +0000 51福利社 CSR Ratings /sustainability/node/1647 <h3>So, does more information add more value? We decided to examine the extent to which dimensions of CSR behaviour used by various rating organizations are in fact complementary or redundant.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on January 22 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Corporate Knights<br /></a>Written by Dror Etzion</p></blockquote> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:44:31 +0000 51福利社 Troubled waters: World鈥檚 groundwater increasingly at risk /sustainability/node/1641 <h3>The groundwater footprint. If you haven鈥檛 heard that term yet, read on, because it soon could become as familiar as 鈥渃arbon footprint.鈥</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published January 29 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a><br />Written by Patrick McDonagh</p></blockquote> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:31:18 +0000 51福利社 Petrocultures 2014 preview /sustainability/node/1640 <h3>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 51福利社 Institute for the Study of Canada, to be held on Feb. 6 and 7.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on January 28 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a><br />Written by聽Will Straw</p></blockquote> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:03:57 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Net Positive: strength, and synergy, in numbers /sustainability/node/1638 <h3>A professor at the 51福利社 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.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on January 21 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter<br /></a>Written by Neale Devitt聽</p></blockquote> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:09:34 +0000 51福利社 Froid, consommation d鈥櫭﹏ergie, 茅cologie /sustainability/node/1637 <h3>Comment une universit茅 comme 51福利社 est-elle chauff茅e l鈥檋iver?</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on January 21 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Le D茅lit</a><br />Written by聽Camille Gris Roy</p> </blockquote> <p>聽</p> <p>L鈥檋iver 脿 51福利社, ce sont environ 225 b芒timents 茅tendus sur pr猫s de 850 000 m虏 qui doivent 锚tre chauff茅s.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:03:59 +0000 51福利社 Four Burning Questions for John Robinson, Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC /sustainability/node/1636 <h3>John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC鈥檚 Institute for Resources, Environment &amp; Sustainability and Department of Geography.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on January 21 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a></p></blockquote> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:50:42 +0000 51福利社 ECOLE to Integrate Sustainable Living into 51福利社 Residence /sustainability/node/1635 <h3>The student-run initiative 鈥淓COLE鈥 (Educational COmmunity Living Environment) is working to transform a MORE house into a space for sustainable living to open in September 2014.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on January 20 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Bull and Bear</a><br />Written by Tess Wrobleski</p></blockquote> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:28:51 +0000 51福利社 Des 茅tudiants de l鈥橴niversit茅 51福利社 se mobilisent /sustainability/node/1634 <h3>Alors que la population des abeilles chute de fa莽on alarmante, des 茅tudiants de l'Universit茅 51福利社 amassent des fonds pour construire un pavillon o霉 vivront des colonies enti猫res de ces insectes afin de conscientiser la population 脿 la probl茅matique.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on January 20 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Journal de Montr茅al</a><br />Written by Ewan Sauves</p></blockquote> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:19:55 +0000 51福利社 Student-Run Caf茅 opens for business /sustainability/node/1629 <h3>Project managers seek student feedback on The Nest, cite dedication to sustainability as main goal.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published January 14 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Tribune<br /></a>Written by聽Catherine-Laure Juste</p> </blockquote> <p>Redel said the SRC has been successful in achieving a main goal so far鈥攖he promotion of sustainability.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:43:54 +0000 51福利社 New research establishes link between CSR and financial performance /sustainability/node/1625 <h3>A major new study at Desautels Faculty of Management at 51福利社 in Canada has established a direct and measurable link between corporate social initiatives and financial performance.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published January 07 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Angel News</a></p></blockquote> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 19:24:38 +0000 51福利社 The campus divestment movement against fossil fuels /sustainability/node/1624 <h3>A growing divestment campaign aims to push universities into divesting their holding in the fossil fuel industry.</h3> <p>Published on December 19 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">CBC Day 6</a></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 19:19:16 +0000 51福利社 脌 toutes les latitudes, chercher 脿 s鈥檃dapter /sustainability/node/1623 <h3>Qu鈥檌ls vivent dans le Grand Nord canadien, au P茅rou ou en Ouganda, les peuples autochtones sont les premiers 脿 p芒tir du r茅chauffement du climat.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published January 04 2014 | <a href="" target="_blank">Le Devoir</a><br />Written by聽Am茅lie Daoust-Boisvert</p></blockquote> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:59:27 +0000 51福利社 Sustainable living at 51福利社 /sustainability/node/1605 <h3>Listen to the full broadcast below</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published November 21 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">CBC Daybreak Montreal</a>聽</p> </blockquote> <p>ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from 51福利社 that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">Listen to the full broadcast</a>.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:33:39 +0000 51福利社 The Sustainability Projects Fund: Green and growing /sustainability/node/1604 <h3>Founded in 2009, the SPF is a beacon of collaboration between 51福利社 students and administration.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published November 18 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a><br />Written by Jaspreet Pannu</p></blockquote> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:24:17 +0000 51福利社 The Great Green North /sustainability/node/1603 <h3>Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published by <a href="" target="_blank">Earth Island Journal</a><br />Written by Megan Tady</p> </blockquote> <p>Canadian students have flocked to join or start sustainability initiatives on their college campuses like they鈥檙e running for the dinner bell.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:18:46 +0000 51福利社 51福利社鈥檚 quest to become a sustainable campus /sustainability/node/1602 <h3>A look into Vision 2020</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published November 18 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Daily</a><br />Written by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan</p> </blockquote> <p>On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the 51福利社 bookstore for the launch of the first draft of 51福利社鈥檚 sustainability strategy 鈥 otherwise known as Vision 2020.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:12:29 +0000 51福利社 Divest 51福利社 stages protest against fossil fuels /sustainability/node/1577 <h3>Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/聽<span>Contestation sur deux roues</span></h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on November 11 2013 |聽<a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Daily</a>聽/ <a href="" target="_blank">Le D茅lit</a><a href="" target="_blank"><br /></a>Written by William Mazurek<br />Visual by Khoa Doan</p></blockquote> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 21:00:55 +0000 51福利社 Change From Within /sustainability/node/1576 <h3>Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) has seen dramatic growth over the last decade and is having an increasing influence on both institutional and retail investors.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on November 11 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Bull and Bear</a><br />Written by聽Alvin Chauhan</p></blockquote> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:56:25 +0000 51福利社 On International Day, UN Secretary-General calls for protection of natural resources in war-torn countries /sustainability/node/1573 <h3><span>United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the importance of protecting the environment in times of armed conflict, and stressed that strong natural resource governance can help prevent conflict and contribute to long-term peace. </span></h3> <blockquote> <p>Published November 6 2013 | <a href=";Cr=environment&amp;Cr1=#.UnvadpSxOFd" target="_blank">UN News Centre</a><br />Written by UN News聽</p></blockquote> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:12:18 +0000 51福利社 Universities that teach you to change the world /sustainability/node/1565 <h3>Social entrepreneurship 鈥 whether as new or existing ventures, with an environmental or social-justice focus 鈥 is a hot topic on campus.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published October 22 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Globe and Mail<br /></a>Written by Jennifer Lewington</p></blockquote> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:28:59 +0000 51福利社 Climate Justice panelists talk Enbridge Line 9 /sustainability/node/1559 <h3>Safety, environmental racism discussed</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on October 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Daily</a><br />Written by Mark Tartamella</p> </blockquote> <p>On October 10, CKUT 90.3FM and the 51福利社 Sustainability Projects Fund hosted the second installment of 鈥淯nder the Weather,鈥澛燼 monthly series聽focusing on climate change.</p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 18:45:15 +0000 51福利社 Macdonald Campus welcomes the Class of 2027 /sustainability/node/1558 <h3>The latest results of a cross-country science test show that Quebec students are falling behind many of their provincial counterparts in science.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on October 16 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a><br />Written by Kathy MacLean</p></blockquote> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 18:40:18 +0000 51福利社 Hundreds of millions of people still go to bed hungry every night /sustainability/node/1556 <h3><span>In the early 1990s, when more than 1 billion people were going hungry ever year, this goal represented a reduction of 50 per cent.</span></h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on October 8 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Gazette</a><br />Written by Hugp Melgar-Qui帽onez</p></blockquote> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 18:16:12 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 hosts second annual Community Engagement Day /sustainability/node/1555 <h3>CED was created as a student-administrator initiative in 2012 by SEDE, in partnership with the SSMU Community Engagement Committee (CEC).</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on October 06 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Daily<br /></a>Written by聽Dana Wray</p> </blockquote> <p>The CEC administers a $0.50 per person Charity Fund fee for student initiatives that connect 51福利社 with the external community.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:51:34 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Students Host Mental Health Conference /sustainability/node/1552 <h3>As university students prepare for midterm exams, a group of 51福利社 students hosted a conference Saturday, aimed at promoting a better understanding of mental health.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published October 05 2013 | <a href=";utm_medium=link&amp;utm_campaign=community" target="_blank">Global News</a><br />Reported by Sarah Volstad</p></blockquote> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 17:16:16 +0000 51福利社 An electronic wasteland /sustainability/node/1548 <h3>The importance of recycling used electronics.</h3> <p></p> <blockquote> <p>Published on September 30 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Daily</a><br />Written by Chris Mills</p></blockquote> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:54:27 +0000 51福利社 The shape of things to come /sustainability/node/1547 <h3>Time Forms explores the links between art and time.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on September 30 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Daily</a><br />Written by聽Lucy Gripper</p> </blockquote> <p><span>Despite the slightly esoteric nature of its premise, the curators of Time Forms 鈥 51福利社 professors Alanna Thain, Stephen McAdams, and Eric Lewis 鈥 made accessibility a goal when organizing the conference. </span></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:46:58 +0000 51福利社 Gentrification is not grand /sustainability/node/1546 <h3><span>鈥楴eutral鈥 journalism and the working class neighbourhood.</span></h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on September 30 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Daily</a><br />Written by聽Aaron Vansintjan</p></blockquote> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:42:27 +0000 51福利社 SSMU Talks Sustainable Student Living with ECOLE /sustainability/node/1545 <h3>See the coverage in the two articles below</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on September 30 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Daily</a><br />Written by聽by聽Lauria Galbraith聽and聽Hannah Reardon聽</p></blockquote> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:19:38 +0000 51福利社 Quand L'脡ducation S'Adapte /sustainability/node/1542 <h3>L'Universit茅 51福利社 propose une nouvelle m茅thode dans l'int茅gration des 茅tudiants avec un handicap.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published September 30 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Radio Canada</a></p></blockquote> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:45:31 +0000 51福利社 脡cologie mcgilloise /sustainability/node/1541 <h3>Un projet de sensibilisation aux bienfaits de l鈥櫭ヽosyst猫me.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published October 01 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Le D茅lit<br /></a>Written by Leo Arcay<a href="" target="_blank"></a></p></blockquote> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 16:23:46 +0000 51福利社 Fair Trade Week promotes socially conscious consumption /sustainability/node/1540 <h3>Events celebrate 51福利社鈥檚 certification over the summer as first fair trade certified school in Quebec</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published October 1 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Tribune<br /></a>Written by Chelsey Ju<a href="" target="_blank"></a></p></blockquote> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 16:18:22 +0000 51福利社 Eating Insects: Educating the market to get global buy-in /sustainability/node/1539 <h3><span>Insects are not something you are likely to find on the menu in Canada, but the United Nations suggests they should be. </span></h3> <blockquote> <p>Published September 27 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Globe and Mail</a></p> </blockquote> <p>In fact, they're eaten in other parts of the world and some Canadian business people are creating products to meet demand and be a global resource for what they feel is the food of the future.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 16:10:11 +0000 51福利社 Turning research on its head /sustainability/node/1538 <h3>A bold new conference at 51福利社 showcases the growing movement of research creation</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on September 27 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a><br />By Victoria Leenders-Cheng</p></blockquote> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:41:28 +0000 51福利社 New urban sprawl report /sustainability/node/1533 <h3>The PQ government says its worried about young families leaving the island of Montreal.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on September 19 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">CBC Radio</a><br />Aired on Homerun (CBC Radio One)聽</p> </blockquote> <p>Raphael Fischler is the Director of the School of Urban Planning at 51福利社. He joined Sue Smith live in studio with his take on the report.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">Listen to the full story</a>.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 19:21:28 +0000 51福利社 Teaching Students to Effect Change Right from the Start /sustainability/node/1532 <h3>Greg Andrusiak always had a passion for sustainability. In fact, it plays a big part in his role as land negotiator for Encana Corp.聽in Calgary.</h3> <h3></h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on September 23 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Financial Post</a><br />Written by聽<span><span>Denise Deveau</span></span><span>聽</span></p></blockquote> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:19:19 +0000 51福利社 Accessibility is not Universal /sustainability/node/1527 <h3><span><span>How 51福利社 perpetuates ableism.</span></span></h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on September 23 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Daily<br /></a>Written by<span>聽</span>Ralph Haddad</p></blockquote> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:01:36 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Students Win $1M for Urban Food Security Project /sustainability/node/1526 <h3>A group of 51福利社 students has been awarded $1 million for undernourished communities in urban slums.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Find story links below</p></blockquote> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:56:24 +0000 51福利社 Civic engagement starts at home /sustainability/node/1520 <h3><span>Even if the reputation and rebirth of our city is at stake and there are no shortage of civic subjects to complain about, the will to create change that characterized the provincial election campaign and student strikes last year has yet to be seen or felt with the same passion gearing up for the municipal decision on聽</span><span><span>Nov. 3</span></span><span>.</span></h3> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 23:44:35 +0000 51福利社 A green makeover for Canada's colleges /sustainability/node/1510 <h3>Meals using campus grown food at 51福利社 or Bikechain, a student-run DIY repair shop at University of Toronto are some of the initiatives you will witness if you take a stroll on some Canadian campuses.</h3> <p>聽</p> <blockquote> <p>Published September 09, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">New Indian Express</a><br />Written by Shilpa Vasudevan</p></blockquote> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 15:30:22 +0000 51福利社 Urbaniste en herbe sur Internet /sustainability/node/1508 <h3>Les outils des urbanistes sont d茅sormais 脿 la port茅e des Montr茅alais qui d茅sirent repenser les lignes de leur m茅tropole, et ce, gratuitement.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on August 20, 2013 |聽<a href="" target="_blank">Journal de Montreal<br /></a>Written by Emmanuel Delacour (Agence QMI)</p></blockquote> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 19:39:59 +0000 51福利社 Electric snowmobile summers on Greenland ice sheet /sustainability/node/1506 <h3>Zero emission vehicle perfect for sensitive air-quality research聽</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on August 14, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">51福利社 Reporter</a><br />Written by Neale McDevitt</p></blockquote> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 19:20:54 +0000 51福利社 Universal Design for Learning at 51福利社 /sustainability/node/1505 <h3>Les 茅l猫ves ayant des probl猫mes d'apprentissage ou encore des troubles de d茅ficit de l'attention sont bien pr茅sents dans les 茅coles primaires et secondaires.</h3> <p></p> <blockquote> <p>Published August 6, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">CBC Radio-Canada</a></p></blockquote> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 19:16:55 +0000 51福利社 ASHRAE Journal /sustainability/node/1504 <blockquote> <p>Published August 2013</p> </blockquote> <h3>Shaping the Next</h3> <p>Design contrains at Montreal's Mount Royal 51福利社's McIntyre Pavillion, a cutting-edge medical research and teaching facility, led to innovative electromechanical systems that significantly reduced the energy consumption of the building.聽</p> <p><a href="/sustainability/files/sustainability/channels/attach/cutting_edge_innovation_-_mcintyre_renovation_-_ashrae_journal_aug_2013.pdf" target="_blank">Download the PDF</a></p> <p></p> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 19:04:38 +0000 51福利社 Chefs battle in culinary fundraiser /sustainability/node/1503 <h3>Organizers have dubbed the event the Battle of the Beets.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on September 3, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Gazette<br /></a>Written by Susan Schwartz</p></blockquote> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 18:51:46 +0000 51福利社 D茅veloppement durable et agriculture urbaine 脿 l'universit茅 /sustainability/node/1502 <p>Published on July 31, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Radio-Canada TV</a> (T茅l茅journal 18 h)<span></span><span></span></p> <h3>Les universit茅s qu茅b茅coises se sont mises 脿 l'heure du d茅veloppement durable.</h3> <p>Les campus de la province, qui ont souvent l'importance de petites villes, sont soucieux de r茅duire leur empreinte 茅cologique. 脌 l'Universit茅 de Montr茅al et 脿 l'Universit茅 51福利社, 莽a passe notamment par l'agriculture urbaine et la production de miel en plein centre- ville.</p> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 18:47:35 +0000 51福利社 Universities鈥 Sustainability Initiatives Save Money, Resources /sustainability/node/1499 <h3>The University of Toronto uses solar panels to heat water for athletes鈥 showers and 51福利社 imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university for its Sustainability Projects Fund.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published July 23, 2013 |聽<a href="" target="_blank">Environmental Leader</a></p></blockquote> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 18:27:00 +0000 51福利社 Disabled Strive for Open Doors to Accessibility /sustainability/node/1498 <blockquote> <p>Published on August 15, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Gazette<br /></a>Written by Chris Hanna</p></blockquote> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 00:21:38 +0000 51福利社 Urban Parks Reinvented /sustainability/node/1497 <blockquote> <p>Published on July 19, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Gazette<br /></a> Written by Monique Beaudin</p></blockquote> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 00:11:34 +0000 51福利社 Who's out there on the roads? The 4 types of cyclists /sustainability/node/1490 <blockquote> <p>Published on August 27, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Forbes</a></p></blockquote> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:28:26 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Feeding 51福利社 | Tomato Fiesta /sustainability/node/1489 <h3>Find more information on 51福利社's Tomato Fiesta from CBC and Global News below.</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on August 27, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Global News</a><br />Written by <a href="" target="_blank">Josh Panton</a></p> </blockquote> <p></p> <blockquote> <p>Posted on August 28, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">CBC News</a></p></blockquote> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:24:24 +0000 51福利社 A sustainable factory farm that spits out crickets /sustainability/node/1488 <blockquote> <p>Published in <a href="">FastCoExist</a></p> </blockquote> <p><span>"Crickets are a delectable, affordable, and environmentally friendly protein source already eaten in some parts of the world. Now the trick is producing them for the masses. </span></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:47:52 +0000 51福利社 Hult Prize accelerator preps competitors for $1M /sustainability/node/1487 <blockquote> <p>Written by聽Christina Reinwald<br />Published by August 15, 2013 | <a href="">Boston Globe</a></p> </blockquote> <p>"The problem: finding a high-quality source of protein for hundreds of millions of people that can be raised quickly, without consuming a lot of land, water, and other resources.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:33:41 +0000 51福利社 We need to think innovatively about neighbourhoods /sustainability/node/1483 <blockquote> <p>Published on August 3, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">ArchSupply</a></p> </blockquote> <p>"Past approaches no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking. The need for a new outlook is propelled by fundamental changes that touch upon environmental, economic and social aspects.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:22:59 +0000 51福利社 Who owns the roads? Cycling advocates in Montreal raise safety concerns /sustainability/node/1482 <blockquote> <p>Written by Benjamin Shingler<br />Published on August 12, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Canadian Press</a></p></blockquote> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:10:28 +0000 51福利社 Food for Thought /sustainability/node/1474 <blockquote>Aired on July 23, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">CBC News</a><span style="text-decoration:underline"></span></blockquote> <p><span>Most chefs don't have the luxury of talking to a farmer once a day to find what product is ripe or ready in the next few weeks , but four years ago Executive Chef Olivier Volpi turned to 51福利社's Farm at Macdonald Campus in an effort to go local.</span></p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 19:24:15 +0000 51福利社 The Greening of Canadian Campuses /sustainability/node/1472 <blockquote> <p>Written by Elaine Smith<br />Published on July 21, 2013 | <a href=";" target="_blank">the New York Times</a></p> </blockquote> <p>"Sustainability has become more than a fashionable buzzword on Canadian campuses; it has become enshrined both in university policy and in daily student life. 51福利社鈥檚 Sustainability Projects Fund, for example, imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 18:55:47 +0000 51福利社 Le buzz des abeilles abeille abeille /sustainability/node/1469 <blockquote> <p>Edited by Agence Science-Presse<br />Published on July 17, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">D'Autray l'action</a></p></blockquote> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:08:56 +0000 51福利社 A queen bee comes calling /sustainability/node/1468 <blockquote> <p><span>Written by Corinne Ton That</span><br />Published on July 17, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">the Montreal Gazette</a></p> </blockquote> <p><span>"The santropol roulant collective creates a new colony in one of its hives as part of a downtown beekeeping project. Simon Chauvette and Bree Akesson make their way to the rooftop of 51福利社's engineering building with a tiny queen in hand.</span></p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:41:00 +0000 51福利社 Mission: sauver l鈥檌nuktitut /sustainability/node/1467 <blockquote> <p>Published on July 8, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">le Devoir (La Presse canadienne)</a></p> </blockquote> <p><span>"L鈥檌nuktitut a longtemps 茅t茅 consid茅r茅 comme l鈥檜ne des langues autochtones canadiennes qui se portent le mieux, mais un r茅cent rapport laisse penser que son avenir n鈥檈st pas si radieux au Qu茅bec.</span></p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:33:04 +0000 51福利社 Mission: sauver l鈥檌nuktitut /sustainability/node/1466 <blockquote> <p>Published on July 8, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">le Devoir (La Presse canadienne)</a></p> </blockquote> <p><span>"L鈥檌nuktitut a longtemps 茅t茅 consid茅r茅 comme l鈥檜ne des langues autochtones canadiennes qui se portent le mieux, mais un r茅cent rapport laisse penser que son avenir n鈥檈st pas si radieux au Qu茅bec.</span></p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:33:01 +0000 51福利社 Sustainable iron catalyst for clean hydrogenation /sustainability/node/1465 <blockquote> <p>Written by Emma Eley<br />Published on June 27, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">Royal Society of Chemistry, Chemistry World</a></p> </blockquote> <p>"An international team of chemists (from 51福利社 and the RIKEN Institute, Japan) has reported a clean and green way to perform one of the most important industrial reactions for pharmaceutical and petrochemical synthesis. Platinum group metals are currently the catalysts of choice for hydrogenations due to their high activity.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:24:40 +0000 51福利社 脡duquer pour changer d鈥檃ir /sustainability/node/1464 <blockquote> <p>Published on June 29, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">le Journal de Montreal</a></p> </blockquote> <p>"Apr猫s avoir pass茅 20 ans au c艙ur de la for锚t tropicale, une biologiste de l鈥橴niversit茅 51福利社 mondialement connue pour ses travaux sur la d茅forestation et la qualit茅 de l鈥檃ir revient au Qu茅bec pour sortir la science des laboratoires.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:15:14 +0000 51福利社 Ste-Anne to collect organic waste from John Abbott, 51福利社 campuses /sustainability/node/1443 <blockquote> <p>Published on June 11, 2013 |聽<a href="" target="_blank">the West Island Gazette</a></p> </blockquote> <p>"Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue has agreed to pick up organic waste 鈥 and the subsequent tab 鈥 at John Abbott College and 51福利社鈥檚 Macdonald campus.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:46:00 +0000 51福利社 Researchers target Montreal cyclists /sustainability/node/1412 <blockquote> <div>Published on May 30, 2013 | <a href="" target="_blank">the Montreal Gazette</a></div></blockquote> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:50:32 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability the key to domestic bliss /sustainability/node/1406 <blockquote> <p>Published May 25, 2013, in <a href="" target="_blank">the Domain<br /></a>Written by聽<a href="" target="_blank">Jacinta Le Plastrier</a></p> </blockquote> <p>"<strong>One of the world's most influential and innovating architects outlines his blueprint for modern living.</strong></p> Mon, 27 May 2013 21:57:07 +0000 51福利社 Miranda Wang: Improving the world one project at a time /sustainability/node/1401 <blockquote> <div><a href="" target="_blank">The 51福利社 Reporter</a><br />Posted on Friday, May 3, 2013</div> <div>By Neale McDevitt</div> </blockquote> <p>Talented 51福利社 student wins international acclaim and attention for trail-blazing research.</p> <p>Talented 51福利社 student rolls up sleeves to help save the environment.</p> <p>Talented 51福利社 student uses downtime to help people in need.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 20:05:24 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 launches tool to make green building easier /sustainability/node/1400 <blockquote> <div><a href="" target="_blank">The 51福利社 Reporter</a><br />Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013<br />By Cheryl Gladu</div> </blockquote> <div> <p><strong>New public online tool helps in selection of sustainable building material</strong></p></div> Tue, 21 May 2013 20:01:25 +0000 51福利社 CKUT Interview with Lilith Wyatt /sustainability/node/1399 <p><a href="" target="_blank">CKUT's All Things 51福利社</a> interviewed Lilith Wyatt regarding the Sustainability Projects Fund and the recent referendum process that will secure funding for the initiative over the next 5 years.聽</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 19:54:09 +0000 51福利社 2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards Finalists Compete For Canada鈥檚 Top Prize In Home Energy Efficiency Solutions /sustainability/node/1392 <p>Click through to see the full聽<a href="" target="_blank">press release</a>聽with the finalists<span style="text-decoration:underline"></span><span style="text-decoration:underline"></span></p> <p> Tue, 14 May 2013 17:10:56 +0000 51福利社 Campus Dining 鈥 More Universities are Serving Healthier Cuisine to Students /sustainability/node/1391 <p>Published in the <strong>May 2013聽Issue</strong>聽(Vol.15 No.5 p.18)聽of <strong>Today's Dietitian<br /></strong>Written by聽<strong>McKenzie Hall, RD</strong></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 17:03:44 +0000 51福利社 Bike Racks! /sustainability/node/1197 <p>Want to know where you can park your bike at 51福利社??聽 51福利社 has almost 1,800 spaces at secure bike racks on campus.聽 If you want a better idea of where these racks are located, please see this <a href="/campusplanning/sites/">link</a>聽</p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:39 +0000 51福利社 Vision 2020: Creating a Sustainable 51福利社 /sustainability/node/1171 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:05 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 student Jonathan Glencross recognized for environmental achievement by Earth Day Canada /sustainability/node/1195 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:33 +0000 51福利社 51福利社's Energy Dashboard /sustainability/node/1170 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:01 +0000 51福利社 City of Montreal honours Greening 51福利社 project /sustainability/node/1188 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:12 +0000 51福利社 SPF celebrates a birthday, Catalyst Award winners announced /sustainability/node/1190 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:19 +0000 51福利社 Time for universities to lead the way on sustainability /sustainability/node/1193 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:28 +0000 51福利社 MSE Research Symposium: Bridging the gap between science and policy /sustainability/node/1189 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:16 +0000 51福利社 To build a better composter /sustainability/node/1191 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:22 +0000 51福利社 Interview 鈥 Gerald Butts, Member of 51福利社鈥檚 BOG & President of World Wildlife Fund Canada /sustainability/node/1192 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:25 +0000 51福利社 Saving trees saves money at DAR /sustainability/node/1194 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:31 +0000 51福利社 Call for nominations: Emerald Key & Catalyst Awards for Sustainability (staff and students) /sustainability/node/1169 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:19:58 +0000 51福利社 Creative sustainability project earns 51福利社 students top prize in national competition /sustainability/node/1186 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:05 +0000 51福利社 Introducing the uPrint service for students at 51福利社 /sustainability/node/1196 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:36 +0000 51福利社 La Presse - Des r茅sidus de pesticides dans 20% des fruits et l茅gumes /sustainability/node/1184 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:58 +0000 51福利社 New 51福利社 degree program in Sustainability, Science, and Society /sustainability/node/1168 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:19:55 +0000 51福利社 Call for papers: Joint Cross-border Sustainability Conference /sustainability/node/1167 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:19:52 +0000 51福利社 Law library lighting pilot project to monitor efficiency, savings /sustainability/node/1183 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:54 +0000 51福利社 Montreal Gazette - Big Hanna lays waste to 51福利社 trash /sustainability/node/1182 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:50 +0000 51福利社 Recent Quebec-Japan research agreement already bearing fruit /sustainability/node/1180 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:40 +0000 51福利社 McTavish Street will be a pedestrian zone as of May 28 /sustainability/node/1166 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:19:49 +0000 51福利社 To the 51福利社 community: participate in D茅fi Climat! /sustainability/node/1164 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:19:42 +0000 51福利社 Help Improve Sustainability at 51福利社! /sustainability/node/1165 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:19:46 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 agreement in India places Quebec at heart of climate-change research /sustainability/node/1179 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:36 +0000 51福利社 Sustainability Projects Fund passes by landslide /sustainability/node/1178 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:33 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 Farmers鈥 Market /sustainability/node/1176 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:26 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 to get even greener /sustainability/node/1174 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:17 +0000 51福利社 51福利社 named one of nation鈥檚 greenest employers /sustainability/node/1172 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:20:09 +0000 51福利社 Earth Hour /sustainability/node/1162 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:19:36 +0000 51福利社 Celebrating Earth Hour Worldwide /sustainability/node/1163 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:19:39 +0000 51福利社 Meet the Challenge! /sustainability/node/1161 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:19:32 +0000 51福利社