The Ottawa Citizen | Feb. 11, 2016
by: Avi Freedman
Canadians are among the largest producers of solid waste in the world. According to Environment Canada, we generate 990 kilograms per capita annually compared to the Japanese, for example, who produce half that much.
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CBC News | January 15, 2016
Quirks & Quarks with Bob McDonald
Dr. Jeff Bergthorson, a professor of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University, and his colleagues, think the answer to the difficult problem of energy storage and transportation in a fossil-fuel-free future could be metals.
Ames Tribune | January 9, 2015
by: Dylan Clark
Dylan Clark moved to Montreal to begin a master’s program with James Ford and the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group in the Department of Geography at McGill University 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 cultural and physical environments they encounter.
Northern Public Affairs | January 14, 2016
Montreal Gazette | January 3, 2016
by: René Bruemmer
Chemical & Engineering News | December 15, 2015
by: Dierdre Lockwood
McGill University 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.
Using traditional knowledge, cultural values and science, Inuit are adapting to climate change in Canada's North
Canadian Institutes of Health Research | Nov. 9, 2015
By: CIHR Staff
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.
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McGill Reporter | Dec. 1, 2015
by: Neale McDevitt
In just its second year of competition, the McGill Chem-E Car team defied all odds to tie for first place at the recent national championships in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Science World Report | Dec. 9, 2015
by: Catherine Griffin
Metal particles may just be the clean fuel of the future. Scientists at McGill University have found that metal powders could provide a more viable long-term replacement for fossil fuels than any other widely discussed alternatives.
Young Agrarians | Nov. 5, 2015
by: Monica Allaby
Utah Business | Nov. 10, 2015
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced Monday that Cornell University and McGill University tied for first place in its 17th Annual Chem-E-Car competition, a collegiate competition featuring cars ranging in size from shoeboxes to fire hydrants and powered by alternative fuels.
Cantech Letter | Nov. 10, 2015
by: Mick Waddwell
While many studies on climate change have readers bracing themselves for the latest and most dire warnings before they even scan a paragraph, a new report out of Montreal’s McGill University actually delivers some good news.
McGill University associate professor Chris Ragan, chair of Canada's Ecofiscal Commission warns that building more roads and transit won't be enough to throttle congestion, at least not on a sustained basis.
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Le Devoir | le 24 octobre 2015
par: Lise Gobeille
Sylvie de Blois, professeure au Département de sciences végétales et à l’École d’environnement de l’Université McGill, elle a codirigé et supervisé tout le volet « plantes » du projet « CC-Bio : Effets des changements climatiques sur la biodiversité du Québec », qui a donné naissance à ce livre. Nous lui avons posé quelques questions…
CBC Radio | Oct 22, 2015