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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Environment announces 35 funded doctoral opportunities ($100,000 over four years) for domestic students

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The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the Dean's Doctoral Initiative (#DDI17) is back.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

In the media: How divesting of fossil fuels could help save the planet

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Recently, a number of institutional investors, including Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in Canada and Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, announced their intent to reduce their exposure in investments

Saturday, December 9, 2017

In the media: We can build better, more people-centred cities

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Brian Doucet, Associate Professor at the School of Planning, writes in the Waterloo Record this week, responding to another columnist who claimed that "we're never going to be bicycle-first cities."

Friday, December 8, 2017

In the media: ENV's Jeff Casello says all-day 2-way GO feasible by 2024, but only if well-funded

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Accomplishing what Kathleen Wynne's government has promised — to have all-day two-way GO service between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo by 2024 — is doable according to local transit planning expert and School of Planning professor Jeff Casello. But he warns that the Liberals will need throw enough money at the project to get past any unforeseen snags.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Connecting with Environment alumni in Hong Kong

Dean Jean meeting with Hong Kong Alumns

By Maryam Latifpoor-Keparoutis, Director of Advancement, Faculty of Environment.

Friday, December 8, 2017

In the media: Three ENV profs — Sarah Burch, Dawn Parker and Maren Oelbermann all weigh into the debate about biofuels

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Ontario's new ethanol policy has attracted debate over sustainability, as it's expected corn production will increase to meet the heightened ethanol demand. Sarah Burch, Maren Oelbermann and Dawn Parker all share their thoughts on the future of fuel. 

Friday, December 8, 2017

Happy Holidays! Faculty of Environment's 2017 holiday video

People skating on lake at foot of mountain, with caption: "happy holidays"

This year, we put a new twist on our holiday video tradition. We filmed it 'Snapchat style', featuring Dean Jean, staff, faculty, and students in a Snap-compliation.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

In the media: ENV's Sarah Burch on Ontario's plan to double ethanol in gas

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GEM professor Sarah Burch comments on Ontario's plan to double ethanol in gas, saying that it is a interesting and promising short-term strategy, but one that does not address fundamental challenges of climate change.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

ENV alumn Mary Jane Patterson honoured as President’s Community Impact Award winner

Marya Jane Patterson with UW Pres and other award winners

In honour of the University’s 60th anniversary, the President’s Community Impact Awards were established to recognize those who embody the University’s spirit of innovation and contribute to making Waterloo Region strong and prosperous.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Environment announces new funding package for domestic master’s students

Students in a lab

Building on its status as Waterloo’s most graduate studies-intensive faculty, Environment aims to attract top master’s students

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