I am very much looking forward to 2018, with a new team in place. Joining Jaime Clifton our research curator, Dr. Rob Newell, our Banting scholar, and the invaluable Chris Strashok, is Dr. Francois Jost, who will be working on both our climate change data and refining CoLabS.
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Check out our latest e-Dialogue, What is Biodiversity and Why is it Important?, published on Changing the Conversation. Featuring e-panelists from Women for Nature, this conversation is the first of the Biodiversity Conversations: How important are the common loon and polar bears to Canadians? series.
To complement our upcoming Biodiversity Conversation series: How important are the common loon and polar bears to Canadians?, we curated a resource library on Changing the Conversation.
We are leading a biodiversity conversation series, starting on September 27th, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT.
As we in Ontario and Quebec leave the summer that never came, those on the East and West Coasts experienced record high temperature, drought and wildfires. In my 32 years at the lake, this is the least I have ever swum, and we now enter the Fall and renew our research efforts.
Research shows that one of the most powerful steps you can take to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions is to become a vegetarian. However, many may consider this a drastic lifestyle change that they are not prepared to make. Cutting down your meat consumption can significantly reduce your carbon footprint. Check out our new CRC Research video to learn more!
Social Innovation Labs are sprouting up across Canada in response to the complex challenges facing society. Often supported by and housed in post-secondary institutions, labs foster collaboration between private/for profit, public/government, as well as academic and non-profit actors. But where are these labs located? How are they structured, housed, managed and financed? What type of projects do they undertake and what approaches do they adopt?
If you look up sustainable development, it often only addresses two concerns: the environment and the economy. But some definitions include a third concern that is equally important: the social imperative. Our new HEAD Talks video animates an article written by Professor Ann Dale and Dr. Lenore Newman called Sustainable Development for Some: “Green” Urban Development.
Do you remember our animated video exploring the concept of spatial justice?