environmentalism

Facebook’s environmental groups suspension error proves onus to fact-check is on us

As social media sites boom, online misinformation is becoming more prevalent—and harmful. Facebook has vowed to fight “fake news” on countless occasions, yet continually fails to target the right people. As social media consumers, we need to stop relying on businesses like Facebook to point out misinformation and take fact-checking into our own hands.Continue...

Whitewashing climate activism limits its success

Young climate activists represent the future of environmentalism in Canada and around the world. This activism must represent the diversity of those impacted by the climate crisis, not just a handful of white voices.Continue...

Climate grief can’t be cured, but it can be addressed

Sometimes, when I’m aching over my resume’s format, cover letter narratives, and addressing the scary thing people call “post-graduate life,” a niggling voice reaches out of a dark place in my mind to ask: “What’s the point?”Continue...

It’s time to root out unsustainable grass lawns

Given the severity of the climate crisis, we need to consider sustainability in every component of our lives—and that includes landscaping.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...

Updated: AMS executive disband Commission on Environmental Affairs

A motion to dissolve the Commission of Environmental Affairs was passed during AMS Assembly on Jan. 19.Continue...

Standing Rock demonstration takes Queen’s students to Toronto

Hand drumming beneath skyscrapers, Queen’s Native Students Association President Lauren Winkler led a busload of Queen’s students to a Dakota Access Pipeline protest in Toronto.Continue...