News archive - 2017

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. 

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