Environmental issues

Oil sands pollution confirmed

A Queen’s biology professor is gaining international attention for his work on a study that proves the contaminating effects of Alberta’s oil sands.Continue...

What the Amazon fires reveal about our attitude towards climate change

In recent months, the Brazilian Amazon, the Earth’s largest tropical rainforest and its most biodiverse region, has been devastated by thousands of fires—and it continues to burn.Continue...

The 16-year-old Swedish teenager who's saving the planet

With federal elections looming in both Canada and the US, politicians have been emphasizing for months where they stand on hot-button issues like the economy, job security, and health care. One of these issues that’s become increasingly polarized is the world climate crisis.Continue...

Minimizing your waste at Queen’s

Reducing your carbon footprint as a student goes beyond recycling—it’s about knowing what to recycle and when.Continue...

Reducing your carbon footprint at Queen’s

Organizations on campus have taken the initiative to promote more environmentally sustainable habits in recent years.Continue...

Dissolution of the CEA: unrealistic and irresponsible

On Jan 19, to the dismay of the campus environmental community, the AMS Assembly passed a motion to dissolve the Commission of Environmental Affairs (CEA).Continue...

Less meat per day keeps emissions at bay

When you’re deciding whether or not to shell out an extra dollar to add bacon to your burger, you’re making a choice that affects more than just your wallet. You’re deciding whether or not to support a system that systematically destroys our ecosystems.Continue...