Blog

The Centre for Cities publishes blog posts by its affiliated Windsor Law faculty and students, as well as occasional guest bloggers, on subjects related to inclusive and sustainable citybuilding. Opinions expressed are those of the authors.

Interested in submitting a guest blog for our consideration? Reach out to us at [email protected] with your idea. Posts are normally a maximum of 800 words and contain several images and links.

Climate Blog Series: Steps to Effective and Inclusive Public Engagement, Part 2

An Introduction to The Charrette Process  This post is the second of five in this series written by Windsor Law…

Climate Blog Series: Steps to Effective and Inclusive Municipal Public Engagement, Part 1

The Current Framework on Municipal Public Consultations in Ontario This post is the first of five in a new series…

Climate Blog: Windsor-Essex Local Institutions Talk Climate Action Planning

(20 April 2021) by Mikal Daniel. Local public institutions such as universities, colleges, health-care institutions and schools that play a…

Leilani Farha and THE SHIFT: Adequate Housing, Advocacy and Human Dignity

(13 April 2021) by Flavia Zaka. In the midst of a lockdown, with our lives largely constricted within our domestic…

Climate Blog: Making Windsor Bike-Friendly – Climate, Health, and Economic Benefits of Increasing Cycling Infrastructure

(March 30, 2021) By Klaudia Grabkowska. The presence of expansive cycling infrastructure in a city can significantly contribute to its…

The Windsor Law Centre for Cities is hiring

We are looking for smart, creative Windsor Law students with excellent organizational and/or research skills and a big interest in…

Climate Blog: Reframing our Objectives – The Importance of a Race-Centred Intersectional Approach to Environmental Justice

(23 March 2021) By Aucha Stewart. Municipalities produce or have regulatory jurisdiction over approximately 50% of carbon emissions in Canada.…

Climate Week at UWindsor brought together UWindsor researchers, community leaders and organizations on climate action and research

(11 March 2021) by Mikal Daniel. From February 22 - 26 the first Climate Week @UWindsor was held. It was…

Climate Blog: Recording of panel discussion featuring Windsor Law alumni in climate-related legal careers now available

(25 February 2021) By Klaudia Grabkowska and Valerie Tan. A recent virtual panel discussion featuring Windsor Law alumni on the…

Climate Blog: The City of Windsor’s Residential Deep Energy Efficiency Retrofit (R-DEER) Program: A Model for Municipal Retrofit Programs?

(22 February 2021) By Mallory Allan. When buildings use energy, that energy can produce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). These emissions…

Centring Environmental Racism in Climate Work: the Windsor example

(21 February 2021) By Princess Doe. Your postal code determines your health. This was a key takeaway from Dr. Ingrid…

Climate Blog: Fighting environmental racism – a conversation with Dr. Ingrid Waldron

(2 February 2021) By Narmada Gunawardana & Valerie Tan. Dr. Ingrid Waldron is a sociologist, Associate Professor in the Faculty…