Divestment

Queen’s looks at divestment

Following a push from students and campus groups, the University has launched discussions on fossil fuel divestment.Continue...

Queen’s gets dirty with oil

By investing in companies that degrade and pollute the environment, Queen’s has shown it isn’t committed to sustainability on campus.Continue...

No rest until we divest

Hundreds of universities and colleges across the United States are campaigning to have their school’s divest from fossil fuel companies in an effort to combat climate change.Continue...

Divestment from fossil fuels is overdue for Queen’s

The world’s continued use and exploitation of fossil fuels has been scientifically proven to affect the climate. Climate change isn’t just warmer weather around the globe, it’s more rain, more severe weather and more frequent natural disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.Continue...

Queen’s votes not to divest from fossil fuels

Queen’s Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee announced on Nov. 6 that they will not be divesting Queen’s funds from fossil fuels.Continue...

Queen’s environmental group talks fossil fuel divestment

The Advisory Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels held its final feedback meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17, moving them closer to finalizing a report on divestment at Queen’s.

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Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels has planned four consultation meetings

Queen’s students, staff and faculty will be have the opportunity this fall to voice their opinions on whether or not the University should divest its funds from the fossil fuel industry.

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Visual action lends fuel to QBACC’s fire

Though Queen’s has pledged to explore the feasibility of fossil fuel divestment, Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) isn’t taking the pressure off.Continue...

In considering divestment

The threat of climate change calls for a response from young people and the institutions that cater to them.Continue...