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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Environment announces 35 funded doctoral opportunities ($100,000 over four years) for domestic students

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The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the Dean's Doctoral Initiative (#DDI17) is back.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Ecology Lab and UW Library team up for environmental data sharing

two students in a river using some equipment

Environment students collect data for numerous course labs and projects. Often that data sits on personal computers, unavailable to others, or disappears once the course is over. Thanks to a partnership between the Faculty of Environment Ecology Lab and the UW library, data sharing is now a possibility.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

ERS alumnus Dominique Souris named as one of Real Leaders magazine’s 2018's Top100 Visionary Leaders

Dom Souris smiling

Anyone who has been involved in the Faculty of Environment community over the past few years will likely recognize Dominique as an enthusiastic force in environmental sustainability.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

In The Media: Of 21 Winter Olympic Cities, many may soon be too warm to host the Games

In the Media New York Times

The Winter Olympics as we've known them may be gone forever if global warming continues. The New York Times caught up with ENV Geographer Dan Scott to see just how bad things really are.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Environment introduces Sustainability Management as newest PhD program

image of solar panels with words sustainability managment

The Faculty of Environment continues to build on its status as the most graduate-intensive faculty at the University of Waterloo, by adding another exciting PhD program to its roster.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Environment welcomes two new lecturers

James Nugent

The Faculty of Environment would like to extend a warm (especially this time of year) welcome to two new lecturers — Erin O’Connell and James Nugent.

Monday, January 8, 2018

In the media: Green bonds are taking off – and could help save the planet

University of Waterloo, Faculty of Environment: In the media - National Post

Can the financial sector address long-term climate change problems when most investments are made for the short term? Prof. Olaf Weber and Masters Candidate Vasundhara Saravade discuss how green bonds are changing the financial sector.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

In the media: Is Ontario ready for the silver tsunami?

Elders sitting on a bench.

Environment alum Maxwell Hartt and PhD student Samantha Biglieri’s recently published report in the Journal of Urban Affairs says some small municipalities may not be prepared for their aging residents and the silver tsunami coming their way.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

ENV report says small Ontario municipalities least prepared to support aging adults

elders sitting on a bench

Small municipalities in Ontario are less likely than larger centres to be able to accommodate the needs of their aging populations, according to a report from the University of Waterloo.

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

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