Western researchers discover how nitrates can travel hundreds of kilometres through the air, affecting biodiversity and reducing water quality, while having particular ramifications for the health of mountain ecosystems and for populations living in nearby lowlands.
New York Times publishes story on Prime Minister Trudeau greeting the first Syrian families. Professor Victoria Esses quoted “Some people say it’s kind of like the Canada we remember,” and how Canadians are welcoming and generous.
Professor Radoslav Dimitrov (Political Science) attends COP21 as a European Union delegate, representing the Republic of Bulgaria. He has been a government delegate since 2009, and reports that this year it has been an "unnerving experience." Dimitrov specializes in global environmental politics, international climate change negotiations, and UN diplomacy.