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Innovation - Environment - 28.06.2022
Transitioning to a net-zero economy
Canada's Innovation Corridor Summit hosts a discussion on transformative actions to support decarbonization By Stephanie Longeway University Relations On June 29, the Canada's Innovation Corridor Sum

Innovation - Environment - 27.06.2022
Startup partners with University of Toronto students to 'IKEA-fy' its fog harvesting apparatus
Startup partners with University of Toronto students to ’IKEA-fy’ its fog harvesting apparatus
When University of Toronto alumna† Eva Liu† signed up for her fourth-year capstone course in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, she had never heard of fog harvesting.

Environment - Administration - 20.06.2022

Environment - Economics / Business - 16.06.2022
Expert insight: The cheaper we build our buildings, the more they cost after a disaster
Expert insight: The cheaper we build our buildings, the more they cost after a disaster
A tornado cut a 270-kilometre path through Kentucky in mid-December 2021, killing 80 people, many in their homes or workplaces, and rendering thousands homeless.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 13.06.2022
UBC experts on flooding and extreme weather
UBC experts on flooding and extreme weather
UBC experts are available to comment on flooding and extreme weather, in light of a state of emergency in Kelowna and other parts of western Canada.

Environment - Economics / Business - 10.06.2022
Fast-fashion, air pollution and women leaders under the media spotlight
Lack of environmental awareness and preference for variety leading causes of waste in fast-fashion production Can fast-fashion be sustainable? Researchers, including Javad Nasiry , Associate Professor at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management, think yes. By identifying why the fast fashion business model creates waste and whether regulators can establish incentives for consumers and manufacturers are steps to reducing waste.

Environment - Social Sciences - 09.06.2022
UVic leads national project to tackle water and sanitation crisis
UVic leads national project to tackle water and sanitation crisis
If problems around water quality and wastewater in remote and poorly served communities are to be solved, they-ll need funding, local involvement and technical know-how.

Health - Environment - 07.06.2022

Environment - Life Sciences - 06.06.2022
UBC experts on World Oceans Day
UBC experts on World Oceans Day
UBC experts are available to comment on various topics on June 8, World Oceans Day.

Politics - Environment - 03.06.2022
Educating global citizens
The pandemic and current global events have heightened awareness of existing global challenges, and highlighted the important role universities play in uncovering solutions and developing talent By V

Environment - Social Sciences - 02.06.2022
Q and A with the experts: Canada falls in the SDGs progress rankings; what’s required to make real sustainability progress?
Q and A with the experts: Canada falls in the SDGs progress rankings; what's required to make real sustainability progress?

Campus - Environment - 27.05.2022
Insect forecasting comes to UBC Vancouver campus this summer
Insect forecasting comes to UBC Vancouver campus this summer
Matthew Ramsey At a time when most people are closely watching the weather, a unique project coming to UBC's Vancouver campus could become the blueprint for forecasting insect activity across the city.

Innovation - Environment - 26.05.2022
UBC entrepreneurs join fight against plastic pollution
UBC entrepreneurs join fight against plastic pollution
May 26, 2022 Lou Corpuz-Bosshart New ideas include compostable bioplastics and innovative coating that extends product lifespan The end of plastic pollution-in the oceans, on land and in our air-coul

Environment - 26.05.2022
Bags or bins: When it comes to recycling, the answer is complicated†
The jury is out on whether plastic bags to hold curbside recyclables are environmentally worse than conventional blue bins, says a study by Western professor Paul Mensink.

Environment - Campus - 25.05.2022
Engineering Research Day showcases the role of engineers in addressing sustainability issues
Engineering Research Day showcases the role of engineers in addressing sustainability issues
Students, alumni, faculty members and†industry professionals recently came together to highlight the impact of innovative research and collaborations happening across the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering during the second annual Engineering Research Day.

Environment - Microtechnics - 19.05.2022

Environment - Music - 17.05.2022
The dawn chorus: To connect with nature, students combine morning birdsong with music
The dawn chorus: To connect with nature, students combine morning birdsong with music
Each spring as early as 4 a.m., a choir of tweeting and chirping birds known as the "dawn chorus" produces a musical wake-up call - in more ways than one.

Health - Environment - 16.05.2022
University of Toronto researcher seeks to improve clean water access in Africa
University of Toronto researcher seeks to improve clean water access in Africa
Thelma Abu †wants her research to make a difference. For her, this starts with ensuring everyone has access to a human right and necessity: water.

Social Sciences - Environment - 12.05.2022

Environment - Earth Sciences - 06.05.2022
Estuaries’ vast potential for climate mitigation
The salt marshes, mud flats and eel grass meadows of temperate river estuaries are more effective at capturing and storing greenhouse gases than young coastal forests and may sequester carbon for centuries, if not millennia, according to researchers from the University of Victoria (UVic). The amount of carbon captured and stored, known as sequestered, by the Cowichan estuary on Vancouver Island is roughly double that of an actively growing 20-year-old Pacific Northwest forest of the same area, reports a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science .

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.04.2022
Leading sustained impact toward climate action in Canada
April 26, 2022 Waterloo Intact Centre works to reduce the impacts of climate change and extreme weather, and lead the charge for Canada's sustainable climate action By Jude Okonkwo Faculty of Environm

Environment - Social Sciences - 26.04.2022
Stop talking about the ’refugee crisis’!
Expressions such as "refugee crisis" and "migrant crisis" are cropping up frequently in media coverage of Ukraine.

Environment - Campus - 25.04.2022
An Interactive Sustainability Dashboard for Montreal and beyond
An Interactive Sustainability Dashboard for Montreal and beyond
What if you could gather as much sustainability-related information as possible about a city, and use it to create an interactive website to be used by wide and diverse audiences?

Environment - Life Sciences - 21.04.2022

Environment - 20.04.2022
The ultimate code red: Preparing Canada for extreme heat
April 20, 2022 New report warns extreme heat is set to cause devastating climate-related suffering in Canada By A new report warns extreme heat is set to cause devastating climate-related suffering in

Environment - Health - 20.04.2022

Environment - Life Sciences - 19.04.2022
UBC experts on Earth Day 2022
UBC experts on Earth Day 2022
Environmental law, climate justice and organizing Dr. Kathryn Harrison Professor, Department of Political Science Email:† kathryn.harrison@ubc.ca Environmental politics and polic

Environment - 19.04.2022
Q and A with the experts: Earth Day and the climate crisis
April 19, 2022 Professor†Sarah Burch†discusses Earth Day's†relevance more than 50 years on By Many view the first Earth Day as the beginning of the modern environmental movement.

Environment - 18.04.2022
Recognizing Earth Day with Hope and Awareness
April 18, 2022 The Interdisciplinary Climate Change shares inspiration for staying motivated to tackle the climate crisis By Chantal Vallis Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change Linda Mortsch, Robert McLeman† and Luna Khirfan are University of Waterloo Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) members and lead authors in the recently published † Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability report for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's sixth major assessment.

Environment - 18.04.2022
Western's all-sky cameras capture bright fireball event
Western’s all-sky cameras capture bright fireball event
A bright fireball was observed by a network of all-sky cameras across southern Ontario at 11:37pm on Sunday, April 17, 2022.
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