Understanding and Sustaining the Environment & Energy Systems
Human well-being is dependent upon healthy environments, understanding the impact of human activities upon ecosystems, the adoption and development of renewable energy sources and sustainable energy systems, and the implementation of informed energy and environmental policy.
Queen’s researchers are providing new insights into global climate change, human interactions, urbanization, and industrial activity, and Queen’s is emerging as a national leader in connecting this research to policy-making, provincially and nationally.
Themes in this area include:
|The workplace environment and occupational health||
Centres/Institutes include: The Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace
|The socio-cultural, legal, and economic aspects of healthy environments||
|The biology, geography, and policy of ecosystem management|
|A sustainable water supply||
|Developing environmentally sustainable technologies||