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Questioning a local solution to a global climate change problem

Since the start of Ontario’s cap and trade program at the beginning of 2017, criticism and concern have been heard loud and clear across the province. While many in the scientific community believe there needs to be greater measures taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, economists, including professor Talat Genc, question the economic viability of the Province’s most recent plan of attack in the battle against climate change.

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Elite athlete and MA Management student Gregory MacNeill researches coach-captain relationships

As a long-time athlete, Gregory MacNeill has spent much of his life training for and competing in national and international track and field events. Now a graduate student at the University of Guelph, he is taking the skills he gained on the track and applying them to a new challenge: balancing his MA Management workload while competing as a member of the Gryphon Track and Field team. It is a program MacNeill says “felt like the best opportunity” and as he starts his second semester, he is most looking forward to working on his research on coach-captain relationships.

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DECA U Guelph team wins at provincial competition

The University of Guelph’s DECA U team brought home multiple awards last weekend from Canada’s largest undergraduate conference. The DECA U provincials united 1400 delegates from 22 universities and colleges in Ontario to compete in multiple academic categories through written and oral cases.

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War Child founder shares lessons in leadership

War Child Canada founder and executive director Dr. Samantha Nutt has spent the last two decades leading change around the world in some of the most dangerous and corrupt countries in existence. During this time she has learned valuable - and sometimes unconventional - lessons in how to be an effective leader, wisdom she shared with about 100 MA Leadership students and alumni at the Leadership Call to Action Speaker Series event on January 18.

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JDC Central team brings home multiple awards

The University of Guelph’s JDC Central (JDCC) team started 2017 by earning plenty of bragging rights following its performance at JDCC in Ottawa last weekend. The team brought home four bronze medals in addition to recognition for spirit, participation and team leadership.

The barriers of transforming biofuel inventions into business successes

Climate change policy is an increasingly popular and polarizing topic in Canada and around the world, one that has seemingly poised the biofuels industry for rapid development based on the demand for alternative energy sources. While we often hear about new and improving technologies that are intended to help build a more sustainable Canada, translating these scientific successes into business successes is challenging and many fail to make it to market.

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