Spurred by the death of George Floyd, York University alumna, award-winning placemaker and author Jay Pitter brings her work in urban planning policy and anti-Black racism to the University to create a new resource – Engaging Black People and Power. This powerful resource, developed in a Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) graduate-level urban planning course of […]
Brainstorm’s guest contributor Paul Fraumeni sits down with five York University researchers to discuss climate change, how it affects human health and what we can do about it. Each academic offers unique insights from science, health and environmental studies. Our overuse of fossil fuels continues to compromise our future. It seems that every day the […]
Visual artist Andil Gosine assembles a non-sentimental and multilayered exhibition that reconsiders his immigration to Canada as a teenager and early encounters with racism. He skillfully interlaces this charged personal narrative with themes of both servitude and hope.
Researchers investigate the ongoing failure to monitor and prevent risks to seabirds posed by the offshore oil industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. This ground-breaking work will be of interest to policy-makers, biologists, environmentalists and oil industry stakeholders.
The Ecological Footprint created databases to provide essential information about demand for resources and biocapacity. In 2019, York researchers will team up with the Global Footprint Network to inform future policy in many countries.
Environmental Studies professor releases book on the global phenomenon of suburbanization. This, on the heels of a major international conference, will shape future thought on this important topic.
York U Professor and Canada Research Chair undertakes remarkable project that provides new and unique place for dialogue on Indigenous environmental justice.
Professors Peter Mulvihill and Harris Ali publish provocative new book on how to deal with today’s ecological crisis. They start with tearing down old paradigms.