On the frontlines of Climate Change News Archive
The Big (Tiny) Problem
January 17, 2023 —
Microplastics in our waters may threaten ecosystems and accelerate the melting of Arctic sea ice. But are we ignoring the greater danger at the heart of this climate conundrum?
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Monitoring the melting of permafrost
December 12, 2022 —
As Earth's climate warms this UM grad has created an innovative tool to ensure our buildings remain safe.
Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
Dorthe Dahl-Jensen’s research honoured with three international awards in 2022
November 22, 2022 —
Dorthe Dahl-Jensen has received the Balzan Prize, the Carlsberg Foundation Research Prize and been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union in 2022.
November 10, 2022 —
Grad student Shannon Mustard, who’s digging up new ways for farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, tells us why soil is so much more than mud.
UM improves on STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements
November 7, 2022 —
The University of Manitoba has earned a STARS gold rating for a second time in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for post-secondary institutions to measure their sustainability performance. UM’s 2022 STARS report is publicly available on the STARS website.
Research and International
Growing a better future
August 16, 2022 —
Biomaterials: A pathway towards resilient architecture in Northern Canada
July 25, 2022 —
Tallgrass prairies not only mitigate global warming, they’re home to biodiversity that took millennia to develop. Now they’re among the most endangered ecosystems in the world. Alumni trying to preserve the last grasslands show us what we stand to lose.
UM researcher and scientist adds perspective to climate change documentary
May 12, 2022 —
A new documentary is investigating the impact of climate change on the eroding Greenland ice sheet
The Battery Revolution
October 26, 2021 —
Will this innocuous everyday item be key in solving our climate crisis? Faculty of Science researcher Christian Kuss thinks so
Home Sweet Home
October 26, 2021 —
Why the moon has a whole bunch of potential to engineering student Sahar Azizkhani