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Friday, August 5, 2022

ENV. Paul Parker receives SARES 2022 Science Award

Professor Paul Parker standing beside the Pipistrel Alpha Electro aircraft

The International Sustainable Aviation and Energy Research Society (SARES) has given the 2022 Science Award to Paul Parker, professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) and Geography and Environmental Management (GEM) for his outstanding research and invaluable contributions to sustainable aviation globally.

Monday, July 25, 2022

Waterloo to host a summit on aviation and aerospace

Aeroplane taking flight

The University of Waterloo and the Region of Waterloo will host a Sustainable Aeronautics Summit at the Region’s International Airport. The event will profile world-leading sustainable aeronautical research, technology, and education.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Just 10 financial actors hold the key to climate change

United Nations headquarters interior

A new report has identified the 10 financial actors with the most influence on the fossil fuel economy and outlines the decisive role they can play in helping de-carbonize our future.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Using compost instead of nitrogen as fertilizer in Canada can slow global warming

Farm house in the middle of a farm in spring

A new study led from the University of Waterloo discovered greenhouse gas production is significantly less when biobased residues like compost replaces widely used nitrogen fertilizer during spring freeze-thaw events in cold temperate regions.

Monday, June 27, 2022

ENV’s first eLearning course developed by grad students for grad students

Environment graduate students photo

In the Winter 2022 term, the Faculty of Environment offered an e-Learning Graduate-level Course on Decolonizing Methodologies for Sustainability Research. The course was designed and delivered by School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS) PhD students Lowine Hill and Madu Galappaththi, and former School of Planning PhD student Sarah Ghorpade.

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