On April 22, the council of the Canadian Association of University Teachers voted unanimously to censure the University of Toronto, because of the University’s “failure to resolve concerns regarding academic freedom stemming from a hiring scandal in the Faculty of Law”. At issue is the role that donors and other vested interests have in internal […]
Professor Jessica Green participated in a seminar on Kim Stanley Robinson’s recent novel, The Ministry for the Future, about climate change and how our political and economic system might have to change to stop it. Read more.
Indoor environments are important sources of exposure to chemicals intentionally added to consumer products, building materials, etc. Previous work has shown that semivolatile organic compounds (SVOCs) migrate from product/material sources to partition to indoor surfaces, including skin and hands, and that SVOCs on hands reasonably indicate nondietary exposure to indoor SVOCs. Read more.
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Colonialism in Community-Based Monitoring: Knowledge Systems, Finance, and Power in Canada Community-based monitoring (CBM) programs are increasingly popular models of environmental governance around the world. Accordingly, a handful of review papers have highlighted the various benefits, challenges, and governance models associated with their uptake. These reviews have been pragmatic in their recommendations and have supported […]
In the Guardian feature So what has the rest of the world promised to do about climate change? Professor Jessica Green speaks to Canada’s efforts to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Read the full report.