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Friday, August 14, 2015

Meg Holden is an Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Geography at Simon Fraser University and a Co-Investigator with MC-3. Here Meg shares her impressions of developing community resilience through iterative sustainable development practice in Sweden.

Friday, August 7, 2015

While cycling in cities like Copenhagen, Portland, Seville and Vancouver, gets a lot of attention, cycling in the suburbs around these cities is often overlooked.

Monday, August 3, 2015
Continuing our series of reflections from the research team, Ann Dale shares why she is hopeful that the stars are alligning for a meaningful agreement in Paris this December. Ann is the Principal Investigator on MC3.
Friday, July 24, 2015

We have blogged before about urban centres in developed countries outgrowing the automobile. Well, Dublin seems to be the next city on the list.

Friday, July 17, 2015

In last MC3 researcher reflection, Eric Brown made mention of Pope Francis’s encyclical, and how it called on over a bill

Friday, July 10, 2015

Toronto played host this week to the Climate Summit of the Americas, an event that drew over 300 delegates from 21 subnational governments in North, Central and Sou

Friday, July 3, 2015

Continuing our series of reflections from researchers involved in MC3, Eric Brown shares why he is feeling optimistic about the prospect of a meaningful deal in Paris this December. Eric is a Master of Urban Studies Candidate at Simon Fraser University with a focus on sustainable community planning for small towns. 

Friday, June 26, 2015

The Guardian recently published a list of eight climate change falsehoods that require a dose of myth busting.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Over the next few months we will be profiling some of the current thinking on climate change and local governmenance among researchers involved in MC3. Alastair Moore, Doctoral Candidate at the University of Manchester, kicks things off with this optimistic piece on political leadership towards transformative change.

Friday, June 12, 2015

The leaders of seven of the world’s most advanced economies have committed to phasing out fossil fuels by the end of the century.