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Upcoming lecture looks at practice of evidence-based hope

Upcoming lecture looks at practice of evidence-based hope

February 13, 2024 The late professor David V.J. Bell, former dean of York University’s Faculties of graduate studies and environmental studies, had a passion, commitment and dedication to sustainability and education that left a lasting imprint on policymakers, educators and youth across Canada and abroad. Honouring his legacy, the Annual Dr. David V.J. Bell Memorial Lecture

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Your voice, York’s future: Sustainability Strategy consultations continue

Your voice, York’s future: Sustainability Strategy consultations continue

February 13, 2024 York University is seeking continued feedback from students, faculty, instructors and staff to inform the renewal of the institutional Sustainability Strategy. Over the next few weeks, community members can provide their input in person or virtually to shape the University’s sustainability priorities and support its journey to become one of the most

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York prof leads groundbreaking research on green hydrogen

York prof leads groundbreaking research on green hydrogen

February 28, 2024 York University’s commitment to sustainability and innovation takes a significant leap forward with Professor Hany Farag’s pioneering work on green hydrogen integration. As a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the Lassonde School of Engineering, Farag is spearheading efforts to revolutionize Ontario’s energy landscape. As previously reported, Farag has

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York conference inspires next generation of environmentalists

York conference inspires next generation of environmentalists

February 27, 2024 With news of environmental crises coming at us at an increasingly alarming rate, it can be easy to dwell on the doom and gloom of it all. York University’s Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change (EUC) is doing its part to prevent that with its annual conference, Change Your World, which aims

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Agricultural practice common link between Alberta's threatened bees

Agricultural practice common link between Alberta's threatened bees

The relative abundance of all native bees in Alberta isn't falling at the same pace. In fact, some seem to be stable or even increasing. What links the most vulnerable is their use as agricultural animals, and the spread of pathogens that occur because of their unregulated use as livestock. Brett McKay Feb 18, 2024

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Alexander Murray Obituary

Alexander Murray Obituary

ALEXANDER LOVELL MURRAY 1929 - 2024 Professor Murray died peacefully at home on February 11, 2024. Beloved husband of Laura, who he met when he was 15 and was married to for 70 years. Alex also leaves his nieces and nephews, Glenn (Michele), John (Theresa), Alison (Rod), Ian (Linda), Angus (Sarah) and Laura, and their

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Gaps in Canada’s electric-vehicle supply chain start way earlier than we think

Gaps in Canada’s electric-vehicle supply chain start way earlier than we think

Dayna Nadine Scott January 1, 2024 Dayna Nadine Scott held the York Research Chair in Environmental Law and Justice in the Green Economy from 2018-23. She teaches at Osgoode Hall Law School and the faculty of environmental and urban change, York University in Toronto. Industry leaders in Canada are urging governments to fill gaps toward

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Here's how a Canada-wide plastics registry could save you money

Here's how a Canada-wide plastics registry could save you money

David Thurton · CBC News · January 08, 2024 A Canadian government plan to track plastics could help put more money into consumers' pockets and keep plastic waste out of landfills. The government announced Tuesday it's seeking input on a new national plastics registry. Experts say it could create a lucrative system that encourages companies to salvage waste plastic

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Ontario Power Generation wasting time exploring French reactors

Ontario Power Generation wasting time exploring French reactors

By M.V. Ramana & Laura Tanguay | January 18th 2024 Ontario's largest power company is exploring the possibility of importing nuclear reactors from France. This is a waste of time and money for Ontario Power Generation (OPG). There is enough historical evidence that the reactors being sold by French utility Electricité de France (EDF) are immensely expensive, take very long to build,

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Master’s research film looks at sharks as indicator of ocean health

Master’s research film looks at sharks as indicator of ocean health

December 6, 2023 By Lindsay MacAdam, communications officer, YFile Recent York University graduate Vivian Guido (MES ’23) is screening her new documentary, Turning Tides: Sustainability Measures for Shark Conservation, on York University’s Keele Campus on Dec. 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Nat Taylor Cinema. Part of her master’s program, the film aims to increase and promote ocean

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