Professor John Robinson is U of T's first-ever presidential adviser on the environment, climate change and sustainability

Friday, February 17, 2017 3:43:51 AM



Professor John Robinson of the Munk School of Global Affairs, School of the Environment, and U of T's first-ever presidential adviser on the environment, climate change and sustainability, wants students to begin using their campuses as living labs for sustainability projects. Robinson will head a special committee to coordinate and advance environmental issues related to research, innovation, education and energy use as part of his role.

U of T President Meric Gertler is "confident that under Professor Robinson's leadership, the University will accelerate its progress in addressing one of the most pressing problems of our time."

Robinson plans to engage 1,000 students in sustainability projects across U of T's three campuses and another 5,000 students on private and public community projects.

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