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Monday, January 28, 2019

Taking climate change seriously in federal project assessments

 Factory with smoke spewing from stacks

More than 25 years after Canada made its first international commitments to address climate change, the federal government is finally in the process of requiring serious attention to it as part of the assessment of major projects. A new report outlines the implications, and proposes approaches for including a set of climate tests in new undertakings.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Environment students shine at GRADflix

Environment students (Fraser King, Jaydeep Mistry, Stephanie Higgins) on red carpet with Jeff Casello, the associate VP of GSPA

On Thursday January 10, the University of Waterloo’s Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) hosted the final showcase for the GRADflix initiative. The Faculty of Environment represented five of the fifteen finalists, the largest number of any faculty on campus.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Living with your parents in Toronto? You’re lucky not lazy, says GEM prof Nancy Worth

GEN Y at Home Graphic

Geography and Environmental Management researcher Nancy Worth spoke with the Toronto Star housing costs and why more and more young people are choosing to live at home to save for the future.

“I see living with parents as a form of privilege,” says University of Waterloo assistant professor Nancy Worth, who studied the issue in a 2017 report called GenY at Home.

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