Environment

Project to bring more green spaces to campus

Students can expect to see more green spaces on campus next year.Continue...

Queen’s student named one of top 25 environmentalists under 25

When The Starfish recently recognized 25 young leaders as “Canada’s Top Environmentalists Under 25,” Queen’s student Sebastien Molgat, ArtSci ’20, was on the list.Continue...

Make climate action your pregame warmup

You might wonder where the crossover is between sports and wanting to fight climate change. Sports and environmentalism seem worlds apart, but they’re more interconnected than they seem.Continue...

Banning plastic straws doesn’t do enough for turtles—or our society

Regardless of the damage plastic straws do to sea turtles, it’s impossible to eradicate them without damaging economic and physical accessibility. Ontario, however, might do just that. After...Continue...

Buying my first sustainable winter jacket

In mid-November, I walked out of my house in disbelief and found everything beautifully covered in snow.Continue...

WWF launches new student engagement program on campus

This fall semester, the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) has launched a new student engagement program to draw attention to the declining population of animal species in Canada.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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Environmental group launches initiative for plastic-free campus

Last Monday, the Society for Conservation Biology Kingston Chapter [SCB] launched a petition asking Queen’s to transition into a plastic-free campus.Continue...

Sustainability Week persists following dissolution of Commission of Environmental Affairs

The dissolution of the AMS Commission of Environmental Affairs last school year left many students concerned about the role of sustainability on campus. Months later, Queen’s is celebrating Sustainability Week in the absence of the commission.Continue...

Doors Open Kingston features Queen’s Engineers

On June 17th, the Queen’s Solar Design team unveiled to the Kingston community its current major project — a fully autonomous environmental house.Continue...

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