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York U announces ambitious new sustainability goals, expansion of sustainability office, and a targeted plan to achieve net-zero, sooner

York U announces ambitious new sustainability goals, expansion of sustainability office, and a targeted plan to achieve net-zero, sooner

York University is committed to purposeful words and deeds that demonstrate its longstanding values. Today, President Rhonda Lenton announced that Canada’s third largest university is implementing bold new actions and initiatives that will see York become one of the most sustainable universities in Canada, embracing a holistic approach to sustainability and amping up targeted resources […]

Holes in the ozone not only inspired the world to fix the issue, it also impressed a then eight-year-old Cora Young who went on to become an atmospheric chemistry professor. Listen to the documentary by former York University SciComm resident Molly Segal on CBC's What on Earth @ 27:32

Prof Trevor VandenBoer talks to CBC's Quirks & Quarks about the nitty-gritty of fog droplets & the surprising variability of fog off the Atlantic coast where he spent time this summer as part of an international team aboard a ship converted into a mobile lab

“A space where students feel included, that’s just the beginning point. If we don’t sustain that with a rigorous curriculum that helps them understand the world around them and change the world around them...then it is just a fluffy start to the year,” Prof Vidya Shah tells the Toronto Star