An international consortium of more than 11,000 scientists is backing a study with a dire warning: Earth is facing a climate emergency. The new study of how human activities have impacted the planet over the past four decades declares that harmful greenhouse gas emissions are rapidly rising, that governments are making insufficient progress in tackling the […]
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In an effort to make students aware of the wealth of similar sustainability-related opportunities on campus, the team of undergraduates and Robinson created three inventories of sustainability courses, projects, groups, co-curricular and extra-curricular programs. They describe their work and results in a paper published in the open-access journal Sustainability, which recently received an international campus research award from the […]
Douglas Macdonald speaks to cost of Toronto becoming a net neutral emission city by the year 2050. “This is going to cost a lot of money, even just for the city’s own emissions, its own buildings, its own vehicle fleet, we’re going to have to spend quite a bit of money,” says Macdonald. Watch the […]
Global network of leaders and experts to identify key barriers and research priorities for advancing buildings and communities that help people thrive. New York, NY (September 26, 2019) – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced the formation of its inaugural global research advisory, a diverse group of leaders at the forefront of unlocking […]
Steve Easterbrook, signatory and professor in U of T’s department of computer science, said many faculty members have worked for years on research related to environment, climate, sustainability and social justice. There’s a strong sense of frustration that their expertise has been consistently ignored in the political arena, he said, noting the youth-led protests have […]