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FES students, Julia Zeeman (MES'15) and Martin Bogucki (BES'15) explain in Media Planet's Green Living why you should study energy at York

Julia Zeeman, first year Masters in 
Environmental Studies student and Martin Bogucki, fifth year Environmental Studies student, were profiled by Media Planet's Green Living! Read about why they study energy and York here. "The economic, social, and environmental opportunities that the sector fosters have demonstrated to me local sustainability." - Zeeman "Our everyday decisions have […]

100% Renewable Energy Barcelona (100% REB)

100% Renewable Energy Barcelona (100% REB) Meeting at the City of Barcelona to discuss how the city government can transform Barcelona into a city powered 100% by renewable energy.   On June 20, 2014 a group of renewable energy experts, academics, private sector members, government and NGO representatives met at the Barcelona municipal government offices […]

York University and Instituto Tecnológico de las Canarias sign new renewable energy educational collaborative agreement

A memorandum of agreement was recently signed  between York and the Instituto Tecnologico de las Canarias (ITC) to enable students and professors to visit Spain and Canada to advance training and research collaboration on renewable energy. Photo: Jose Etcheverry (left on right with ITC   Managing Director Antonio Marquez Fernandez).   June 23 2014 Las Palmas, Gran Canaria York […]

New Approaches to Climate Mitigation

June 3: New Approaches to Climate Mitigation: Collaborative Strategies for Developing Renewable Energy in North America   Join York's Sustainable Energy Initiative on June 3, 2014 at 6:00pm at Tecnológico de Monterrey, México City Campus, México, for a presentation by Dr. Rodolfo Lacy, Dr. Juan Carlos Belasteguigoitia, and Dr. Boris Graizbord. El Instituto Global para […]

SEI Seminar Series-Ontario, Quebec and Electricity-Time for a New Relationship?

Join York University's Sustainable Energy Initiative on Friday May 23, 2014 from 9am-11am at Osgoode Professional Development Centre (1 Dundas Street W., Suite 2602) for a panel discussion with Jack Gibbons (Chair, Ontario Clean Air Alliance), Pierre-Olivier Pineau (Professor & Chair in Energy Sector Management, HEC Montreal) and Jack Burkom (Senior Vice President-Commercial Development, Brookfield […]

In Commemoration of Hermann Scheer

In Commemoration of Hermann Scheer On April 29, 2014 Hermann Scheer would have celebrated his 70th birthday. Hermann Scheer, recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, died at age 66 fully engaged in a life of ideas and initiatives. He had been a member of the German Bundestag for three decades and significantly influenced the political […]