climate crisis

Doubling down on a declining industry won’t help anyone, especially the planet

Despite Canada’s large abundance of oil and gas reserves, transitioning our economy away from the industry is the only way to address the climate crisis.Continue...

Climate activists host talk on campus

On Tuesday, Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists hosted an event about the effects of the climate crisis, bringing their concerns about the Canadian government’s response to the forum.

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Climate action leaves behind the most vulnerable

At the intersection of race and poverty, you’ll find the marginalized communities who are affected most by the climate’s rapid changes.Continue...

What students hope the world will look like in five years

Thinking about the future right now might be daunting.Continue...

Thinking about the planet can lead to profit and benefit our futures

Teaching both business and environmental studies offers a unique perspective on the intersections of business and sustainability. One thing has become clear from my experience doing exactly that: it’s time to look into the future of Queen’s and our students in a green way.Continue...

Extinction Rebellion comes to Kingston

Fake blood pools underneath the bodies of protestors heaped on top of one another as a eulogy for planet Earth echoes out over the spectating crowd—letting them know the world will soon be taking its last breath.Continue...

Queen's Climate Strike 2019

On Sept. 27, hundreds of students, faculty, and members of the Kingston community marched through campus to demand climate action from Queen’s administration.Continue...

Climate crisis exposure on social media is the first step to saving the planet

Climate crisis exposure on social media is the first step to saving the planet.Continue...

Queen’s should listen to its student protestors about the climate crisis

Every year, Queen’s boasts about its sustainability efforts, from selling reusable straws to offering electric vehicle charging stations. But when it really counts, the school falls silent.Continue...

Canadian politeness has no place in climate politics

With Canada’s 2019 federal election campaign officially underway, now is not the time to extinguish the climate debate—it’s time to ramp it up.Continue...

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