Description: The School of the Environment in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a three-year Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) in the area of Sustainability. The appointment will be made to the Dean’s Office (51%) and the School of the Environment (49%) at the rank of Assistant […]
Students from ENV337H1: Human Interactions with the Environment prepared videos for the World Water Day Celebration (March 22nd). “It is a privilege to learn personally from students about their experiences after calculating their water footprint over two weeks, which they present in these videos: their challenges, difficulties, achievements, and insights,” says Sessional Lecturer Carlos Avendano. […]
Professor Jessica Green published a piece in the Boston Review’s Forum on How the Fix the Climate. “Until governments address the conflicts between the winners and losers of climate change and climate policy, experimentalist governance will be limited in its ambition and impact,” says Green.
Professor Hui Peng published Suspect and Nontarget Screening Revealed Class-Specific Temporal Trends (2000–2017) of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances in St. Lawrence Beluga Whales in Environmental Science and Technology. The paper focuses on the nontarget analysis of PFASs in beluga whales.
Has carbon pricing worked in practice? Professor Jessica Green’s paper Does carbon pricing reduce emissions? A review of ex-post analyses provides a meta-review of ex-post quantitative evaluations of carbon pricing policies around the world since 1990. Overall, the evidence indicates that carbon pricing has a limited impact on emissions.
We’re delighted to announce that Professor Miriam Diamond has joined the School via a joint faculty appointment with the Department of Earth Sciences. Miriam has been an important honorary member of the School since long before we became a School, so it’s wonderful that we can now recognize her contributions with a cross-appointment. She is a passionate […]