News archive - December 2020

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Environment’s newest Canada Research Chair examines tourism in a changing world

Michelle Rutty

Michelle Rutty of the Faculty of Environment has just been named our newest Canada Research Chair (CRC). Her work can not come at a better time. As COVID-19 batters the global tourism industry, her work projects a challenging future for the tourism sector, with sea-level rise and warming temperatures placing coastal tourism resources at risk, along with less predictable natural snowfall and low temperatures required for winter recreation. 

Friday, December 11, 2020

Fireside Chat featuring the 2020 Alumni Award Recipients

Alumni Award Recipients

They are from different backgrounds and different industries but a shared passion for sustainability have propelled this year’s recipients to achieve great things. 

Faculty of Environment students and alumni come from all over the world, study in different programs and pursue careers in varying fields but there’s a common thread that unites them and ties them to their ENV roots – a passion for sustainability.  

Thursday, December 10, 2020

ICCA report: Institutional Investors find Alpha in Climate Risk Matrices

stock image of business people

The Climate Risk Matrix, developed by the Intact Centre, is a tool that institutional investors can use to identify material physical risks that investee companies face from climate-related extreme weather events.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Dean Jean's elves have a very special holiday video message for you

jean with a santa claus hat on

Regardless of how challenging our circumstances are, traditions have a way of bringing us together. That’s why I am so proud to share our Faculty’s favourite annual tradition, the Environment Holiday Video!

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Evidence of accelerated climate change seen in Labrador mountain range

Torngat Mountains National Park

Climate change is accelerating shrub growth across many northern regions, which has important consequences for people and wildlife who live there. 

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