climate

McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040

Published: 28Nov2017

McGill University is committing to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040, under its new Climate & Sustainability Action Plan (2017-2020), released today.

Expert: Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica

Published: 12Jul2017

"One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up." (CBC)

Aerosol emissions in East Asia driven by consumption in developed countries

Published: 6Sep2016

Much of the influence on climate from air pollution in East Asia is driven by consumption in the developed countries of Western Europe and North America, according to research co-led by McGill...

Experts: National Climate Strategy

Published: 29Feb2016

“With the wind at his back from Paris and a fresh mandate from Canadians, Mr. Trudeau meets provincial and territorial leaders in Vancouver this week to pursue a national climate strategy.” (The...

Climate change adaption: a global snapshot

Published: 9Nov2015

A McGill University-led group of researchers (TRAC3) are looking at whether progress is being made in designing initiatives and policies to reduce vulnerability to climate change across countries....

Climate change adaptation in high income countries

Published: 9Nov2015

McGill-led team developing new ways of tracking adaptation

Paris Climate Change Conference (Nov.-Dec. 2015)

Published: 27Nov2015

  The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21, will be held in Paris from November 30 to December 11.

Harnessing the butterfly effect

Published: 18Aug2015

The atmosphere is so unstable that a butterfly flapping its wings can, famously, change the course of weather patterns. The celebrated “butterfly effect” also means that the reliability of weather...

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