News archive - November 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015

ENV researchers collaborate with electricity companies

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On Friday, 20 November, the leadership teams – senior management and board members – of Cambridge North Dumfries Hydro, Guelph Hydro, Kitchener Wilmot Hydro and Waterloo North Hydro gathered for a half-day workshop in Cambridge, Ontario to examine the future of local distribution companies. 

Friday, November 27, 2015

7 things to know about UN climate change talks in Paris with Dr. Olaf Weber and Yahoo Canada News

Olaf Weber recently spoke with Dene Moore, National Affairs Contributor for Yahoo Canada News about the top seven things to know about the upcoming COP 21 Conference in Paris, beginning next week.

Here's the full article.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Decarbonizing tourism: Would you pay $11 for a carbon-free holiday?

Dan Scott Tourism

The damaging effects of CO2 emissions from tourism could eventually be eliminated if travelers paid just US$11 per trip, according to a new study published in the Journal of Sustainable Tourism.
 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Environment graduate student wins Vanier scholarship for transformational research at Waterloo

Tahnee and a caribou

Arctic governance researcher Tahnee Prior recently received the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships to help her pursue and complete her doctoral degree.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Waterloo releases 2014 Environmental Sustainability Report

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The University of Waterloo has released its 2014 Environmental Sustainability Report, which tracks the campus' progress across academic, operations, and engagement indicators between 2010 and 2014.

Prepared by the President's Advisory Committee on Sustainability, the 2014 Environmental Sustainability Report examines Waterloo's efforts to embed sustainability into many areas of campus.

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