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Call for Papers on Community Energy for IPSA 2018

We are looking for panel papers on community energy! Please review the details and share as widely as possible. _________________________________________ Call for panel papers World Congress of Political Science (IPSA) (July 21-26 2018), run concurrently with the Oceanic Conference on International Studies and the Australian Political Science Association Conference Panel Organisers: Anna Berka (University of Auckland), […]

Full Abstract for Gender Diversity in the Low-Carbon Economy Panel at Ontario Climate Consortium Symposium

Here's the full description of the "Gender Diversity in the Low-Carbon Economy" Panel happening 330-5 PM at the Ontario Climate Consortium's 5th Annual Climate Symposium. Themed Session Submission for Ontario Climate Symposium 2017 at York University Ahead by a Century and a Half: Envisioning Just Transformations in a Changing Climate Women and the Clean Energy […]

ENVS 6121 Student Contributes to UNEP Report

I'm proud to share that ENVS 6121: Community, Energy and Planning student, Kathy Mirzaei, is among the research and project support team in contribution to the newly released UNEP report: District Energy in Cities: Unlocking the Potential of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The report is definitely worth reading, as it discusses benefits and models for cities to implement […]

FES students visit PowerStream's Micro-grid March 2014

On March 13, 2014, PowerStream offered a demonstration-tour of their micro-grid project at their headquarters in Vaughan. Ten FES students attended, accompanied by two faculty members, Dr. Christina Hoicka and Peter Love, and FES's Senior Development Officer, Sandy Tieman. Micro-grids are an important innovation as they allow for more locally-scaled and flexible options to manage […]

Resourceful Communities

Conference: CAGONT @ York University, October 24 & 25, 2014 Session Title: Resourceful Communities  Organizers: Yvonne Rollins (yrollins@uwo.ca), PhD Candidate, Geography Department, Western University and Dr. Christina Hoicka (cehoicka@yorku.ca), Assistant Professor and PowerStream Chair in Sustainable Energy Economics, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University.  Purpose: This paper session seeks to contrast and problematize the linked notions […]