Shaping our sustainable future

For over 50 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and research, our community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and industry partners make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world, Together. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

  1. Mar. 21, 2023New report for the Heart & Stroke authored by Environment professor
    Pop cans.

    Dr. Leia Minaker, professor in the School of Planning, details how food and beverage companies employ dozens of tactics to market their products directly to children.

  2. Mar. 20, 2023Urgent climate action can secure a livable future for all
    Sixth Assessment Report Synthesis Report Cover.

    The leading world body for the assessment of climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has released their final installment of the Sixth Assessment Report. It indicates there are multiple, feasible and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to human-caused climate change, but we must act now. This work is the result of the efforts of hundreds of scientists and experts who have contributed as IPCC authors and assessed thousands of scientific papers, including Dr. Sarah Burch, Dr. Susan Elliott, Dr. Luna Khirfan, Dr. Linda Mortsch and Dr. Michelle Rutty from the Faculty of Environment.

  3. Mar. 13, 2023Give your feedback on how we use space in Environment buildings
    Students studying in Environment building.

    How do you feel about the available study, collaborative space, and workspaces in the Faculty of Environment? How would you like to see space used? Complete a short survey to help us identify potential efficiencies or areas for improvement.

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  1. Mar. 23, 2023Alumni Office Hour: Lessons from Decades of Environmental Consulting
    Derek Coleman

    Derek Coleman is a PhD graduate (1974) from the University of Waterloo’s School of Planning. A pioneer in environmental policy in Ontario Planning, Derek started one of the first environmental consulting firms in the province in 1972- Ecologistics Ltd. Since then, he has completed more than 1,000 projects in Ontario and six other provinces over five decades.

  2. Mar. 24, 2023Knowledge Integration symposium
    Students sitting around the Knowledge Integration studio.

    The graduating class of Knowledge Integration students will be presenting flash-talks followed by poster displays of their senior honours projects. Forming the capstone of their undergraduate career, these projects represent an exciting synthesis of the diverse disciplines the students have explored through this one-of-a-kind interdisciplinary program.

  3. Mar. 27, 2023Alumni Office Hour: Sustainability, Government Relations and Professional Growth
    Ravi Chauhan

    Are you comfortable stretching beyond your comfort zone? Have you decided whether you’re going to be a generalist or a specialist in your field? Are you interested in the importance of government relations to help drive an organization’s sustainability strategy? These are some of the topics ENBUS grad, Ravi Chauhan will share in use Alumni Office Hour.

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