Posts Tagged: sustainability

‘Fueled’ by electric cars, the University of Otago wins 2018 World’s Challenge Challenge

June 8, 2018

A team of extraordinary students from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand has won the 2018 World’s Challenge Challenge, which took place this week at Western University in…

$11.6M grant allows Western to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions

April 2, 2018

Western University is taking an important step towards transitioning the campus away from fossil fuels and reducing greenhouse gas emissions below mandated levels, thanks to a boost in funding in…

Indigenous youth from Kluane First Nation to visit Western University

March 29, 2016

A documentary research team, including two Indigenous youth from Kluane First Nation, will visit Western University on Wednesday (March 30) to test mercury levels in fish collected from their own…

Western collaborative study shows future Athabasca River flows may not sustain water demands for Alberta oil sands

September 23, 2015

The Alberta oil sands, the world’s third-largest crude oil reserve, require fresh water from the Athabasca River – lots of water – as it is estimated that three barrels of…