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Monday, April 25, 2022

Displacement, erasure, and the gentrification of vulnerable communities in 'liveable' Vancouver

Vancouver lookout

The study by Faculty of Environment researchers shows that Vancouver's commitment to livability does not address the city's long-standing and growing inequalities in the historically working-class and low-income neighbourhoods.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

The ultimate code red: Preparing Canada for extreme heat

Heat wave

A new report warns extreme heat is set to cause devastating climate-related suffering in Canada, that if left unchecked, will surpass the 595 heat-related fatalities reported by British Columbia's coroner in 2021, and 86 lives lost in Quebec in 2018.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Q and A with the experts: Earth Day and the climate crisis

natural landscape

In advance of Earth Day 2022 on April 22, Sarah Burch, a professor at the Faculty of Environment and Canada Research Chair in Sustainability Governance and Innovation, discusses its relevance more than 50 years on.

Monday, April 4, 2022

Waterloo is home to one of the world's leading experts in climate change mitigation and sustainability transitions

Eco homes with solar panels

Sarah Burch, Executive Director at the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change and professor of Geography and Environmental Management, is a lead author for Chapter 17: Accelerating the transition in the context of sustainable development, and a contributing author for Chapter 13: National and subnational policies and institutions.

Monday, April 4, 2022

Env. graduate student elected executive committee member of WIM at United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Hafij

A student of the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), Hafij Khan, is making a massive difference in the world. Khan has been elected as a member of the Executive Committee of Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) for loss and damage by 48 Least Developing Countries (LDCs).

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