How do you empower today’s youth to change the dial on climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradation? You invite more than 800 students from some 30 Ontario high schools to York University’s Change Your World conference.
York University professor partners with Town of Penetanguishene to develop a Climate Change Solutions Park
Climate change has emerged as the world’s most critical environmental issue, as well as one of the most pressing social, economic and health challenges of our time. The Town of Penetanguishene has partnered with Professor José Etcheverry fofYork Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, to develop a Climate Change Solutions Park (CSP) in the Penetanguishene Ecology Garden
Racialized residents could face structural and systemic barriers to accessing, using and navigating Toronto’s greenspaces, say the authors of a new report led by York University
Alectra and York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change establish the Alectra Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Undergraduate Awards
Alectra Inc. and York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) announce the establishment of the ‘Alectra Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) Undergraduate Awards’ to provide scholarship opportunities for Black and Indigenous students accepted into an EUC undergraduate program.
Trying to find student housing in Toronto not only requires resourcefulness and creativity, but it further exacerbates the marginalization of students and creates socio-economic burdens, says York University Associate Professor Luisa Sotomayor, lead author of a new paper.
Usually when people think of urban sprawl it’s rows of houses spread out horizontally from a city centre, but in a new paper, York University researchers say vertical sprawl is equally an issue. Sprawl is tied to the lack of accessibility, how houses are commodified and financed, and the current housing crisis, which the pandemic has exacerbated.