Dr. Don Lawton, a CMC Theme Lead and Professor at the University of Calgary, challenges environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg’s promotion of adaptation over reduction of carbon emissions. Lomborg spoke at the University of Calgary on January 26, 2012 as part of the Distinguished Speaker Seri
During CMC’s first annual meeting last May, students from different backgrounds and universities were invited to put together ideas for a CMC student association. The pub night was a success, with about 40 students enthusiastically attending and sharing great thoughts; thoughts that t
CMC is offering two courses for Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) development in conjunction with its annual scientific conference being held this year in Gatineau, QC from May 23-25, 2012. The courses are being held in Ottawa but the location has not yet been determined. Notices will
On January 25, 2012 members of the project I co-lead with U of T Professor Dr. Heather MacLean – Life Cycle Assessment of Oil Sands Technologies (LCA-OST) – held a workshop for industry partners to introduce Phase 3 of the Project: An assessment of emerging oil sands technologies.
A CMC-sponsored CDN$1,000 prize is being offered to the winner of a call for papers for a session within the 2012 Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET). CMC is providing organizers of the 2012 GCET with CDN$5,000 to be used for the paper prize and to organize a plenary pa
This is a tough article to write. Not because it’s a difficult argument to make based on the science at hand and development of logical arguments based on the facts. Rather because the whole field has become dominated by emotion, unverified beliefs, and dogmatic positions (on all si
CMC received 95 letters of intent from researchers responding to its third call for proposals, 38 more than received for last year’s round 2 call. “I think the strong response indicates there’s more awareness of CMC and our activities as well as increased engagement with researchers a
It’s a familiar refrain among Carbon Management Canada’s HQP. In conversations and interviews, when asked ‘why carbon management research,’ they respond that it’s not only the science that draws them. It’s also the issue. Anna Harrison, a PhD student examining ways to accelerate carbo