Fossil fuel divestment

The alumni with power in Canada's fossil fuel industry

Queen’s has at least 11 alumni above the senior vice-president level at eight of Canada’s 10 largest fossil fuel companies, a The Journal inquriy has found.Continue...

Patrick Deane should champion fossil fuel divestment as Queen’s principal

Patrick Deane, Queen’s incoming principal, should pledge his support to the students, faculty, and staff who want to see the University rid itself of more than $230 million of fossil fuel investments.Continue...

Queen's: rethink divestment decision

According to Queen’s University, we should no longer be held accountable for the consequences of our actions. Therefore, the oil and gas industry is responsible only for the extraction of fossil fuels, not their contributions to climate change.Continue...

Queen’s votes not to divest from fossil fuels

Queen’s Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee announced on Nov. 6 that they will not be divesting Queen’s funds from fossil fuels.Continue...

Queen’s environmental group talks fossil fuel divestment

The Advisory Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels held its final feedback meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17, moving them closer to finalizing a report on divestment at Queen’s.

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Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels has planned four consultation meetings

Queen’s students, staff and faculty will be have the opportunity this fall to voice their opinions on whether or not the University should divest its funds from the fossil fuel industry.

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Visual action lends fuel to QBACC’s fire

Though Queen’s has pledged to explore the feasibility of fossil fuel divestment, Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) isn’t taking the pressure off.Continue...