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York University professor partners with Town of Penetanguishene to develop a Climate Change Solutions Park

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

Alectra and York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change establish the Alectra Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Undergraduate Awards

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.

Sprawl can be vertical or horizontal, tackling it requires a hard look at housing policy

Sprawl can be vertical or horizontal, tackling it requires a hard look at housing policy

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.