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Climate Change in the Caribbean: The Role of Capital in the Climate Crisis and the Movement for Climate Justice

Climate Change in the Caribbean: The Role of Capital in the Climate Crisis and the Movement for Climate Justice

Written by Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research Organized by the CERLAC student caucus and hosted by York University doctoral students Natasha Sofia Martinez and Alex Moldovan.  Malene Alleyne is a Jamaican human rights lawyer and founder of Freedom Imaginaries, an organization that uses human rights law to tackle legacies of slavery […]

Agents for Change: Facing the Anthropocene and The Shore Line Project

Agents for Change: Facing the Anthropocene and The Shore Line Project

Nina Czegledy, co-creator of the Leonardo Network, is an artist and adjunct professor at the Ontario College for Art and Design. Jane Tingley is co-creator of the SLOLab, York University. Together Czegledy and Tingley co-curated the Agents for Change: Facing the Anthropocene exhibition. Liz Miller is an artist at Concordia University. The online panel discussing […]

Children in a changing climate

Children in a changing climate

Written by Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research Dr. Kam Sripada is a neuroscientist at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and currently manages the Centre for Digital Life Norway, a national biotechnology innovation centre. Dr. Sripada has studied how social and environmental factors influence child brain development and can […]

Faith-Based Environmental Action

Faith-Based Environmental Action

Written by Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research, York University Biography Tanhum Yoreh is an Assistant Professor at the School of Environment at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on religion and environment, faith-based environmentalism, faith-based environmental ethics, and religious legal approaches to environmental protection. He is particularly interested in the […]

Gender Equality in Low-Carbon Economies

Gender Equality in Low-Carbon Economies

Written by Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research, York University Bipasha Baruah (York University PhD 2005) is Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Global Women’s Issues. She is also a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Professor Baruah specializes in interdisciplinary research […]

Bearing Witness to Climate Change in Treaty 8 Territory

Bearing Witness to Climate Change in Treaty 8 Territory

By Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research Dr. Angele Alook is Assistant Professor in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at York University. A member of Bigstone Cree Nation in Treaty 8 territory, her research focuses on the political economy of oil and gas in Alberta. She is a co-investigator […]

Preparing for Healthy Futures in Bangladesh in a World of Climate Change

Preparing for Healthy Futures in Bangladesh in a World of Climate Change

Biography Dr. Byomkesh Talukder is the inaugural Planetary Health Fellow at the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, where he works at the intersection of health, sustainable development, climate change and food and agriculture systems. He is currently project co-director in four research projects: (1) Mapping Canada’s Imported Food Supply Chains to Identify Climate Change-Related […]

Climate Change Research Month

Climate Change Research Month

This March, York University's Organized Research Units (ORUs) host the first Climate Change Research Month with more than a dozen events aimed at generating awareness of climate change research and mobilizing the community to take action. Climate Change Research The Work of Art in the Time of Climate Change - Blogpost Café 17 - LinkedIn […]

The University recruits a new Canada Research Chair and gains a renewed Canada Research Chair

The University recruits a new Canada Research Chair and gains a renewed Canada Research Chair

York University welcomes the appointment of Christian Haas as its new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Arctic Sea Ice Geophysics and the renewal of a CRC in the History of Modern China for Joshua Fogel. As Tier 1 CRCs, Haas and Fogel will each receive $1.4 million over seven years. The CRC is part of […]

Student delegates report on UN Climate Change Conference

Student delegates report on UN Climate Change Conference

In December, two York graduate students attended the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa as non-voting delegates with observer status. On Thursday, Ewa Modlinska, an MES student in environmental studies, and Alex Todd, an MA candidate in geography, will share their observations on the COP 17 Debrief panel, in 120E Stedman Lecture […]