Climate change

Talking Heads: Why are you protesting at the climate strike?

"To stand in solidarity with everyone else protesting across the country." Chonyi Iama, ArtSci '22 Continue...

Professor talks climate change and rising water levels in Lake Ontario

Over the summer, water levels in Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River rose significantly , affecting docks and other coastal infrastructure across Kingston, including the Gord Edgar Downie pier.Continue...

As a student, going green comes with a price tag

There’s no denying that climate change and money are closely intertwined. Whether it’s big industry polluters cutting corners to save (or make) a buck, carbon taxes in the news, or the cost of cleaning up after yet another extreme weather event, dollars and cents contribute to the dialogue around our planet’s decline.Continue...

Queen’s should divest from the source of climate change

The University’s refusal to divest from fossil fuels proves that Queen’s values its finances above the changing climate. Queen’s positions itself as...Continue...

Club to hold climate rally next week

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) has organized a community rally on Mar. 15 to show support for action on climate change in Kingston.Continue...

Queen’s signs onto University Climate Coalition

Queen’s has joined the University Climate Change Coalition (UC3), ratifying a commitment to take action against climate change.Continue...

The Canadian government needs to take serious action on climate change

If you have a phone or internet access, you’ve probably seen the 10-year challenge floating around—people posting photos of themselves in 2019 contrasted with 2009.Continue...

Combatting climate change can’t be done alone

Increasingly, there’s been a shift towards individualistic approaches in combatting climate change, be it through reducing animal product consumption, thrift shopping or no longer using plastic straws.

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Apathy toward climate change more harmful than we think

Acknowledging the damages of climate change is a first step—but acknowledgment without immediate action accomplishes nothing.Continue...

Queen’s prof breaks down startling IPCC climate change report

On Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned the international community about the increasingly severe—and imminent—consequences of global climate change.

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