CGU’s Brian Branfireun talks climate science

“Can we realistically hope to change the steady increase in greenhouse gas emissions?” Tom Spears of the Ottawa Citizen talks to Mike Wilson, executive director of a green energy think tank called Sustainable Prosperity; and CGU member Brian Branfireun,  a Western University professor with a Canada Research Chair in environment and sustainability, about the science and politics of climate change. … Read more

CGU Scientist receives international award

Congratulation to the CGU’s Jeff McDonnell for receiving the J. W. George Ivany award at the University of Saskatchewan. This award recognizes outstanding contributions by scholars or administrators in furthering the process of internationalization. Jeff McDonnell was the recipient of the J.W. George Ivany Internationalization Award for his dedication to enhancing the university’s international visibility and for cultivating a global … Read more

Agriculture to mountains – CGU members study it all

Merrin Macrae

CGU members study everything from agriculture to mountain-building Earlier this month, CGU member Merrin Macrae, Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo, was interviewed by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. She talked about her research on the movement of phosphorous from agricultural fields into waterways, and how it depends on the management technique used on those … Read more