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QBACC initiative encourages students to have a more “Sustainable Semester”

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) is running an initiative encouraging students to adopt more sustainable practices.Continue...

Student Life Centre leads Sustainable Student Awareness campaign

The Student Life Centre (SLC) initiated a month-long virtual campaign on March 1, raising environmental awareness for the Queen’s community by addressing temporal and financial barriers facing students.Continue...

QBACC calls for increased accessibility to Queen’s mental health services

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) is calling for Queen’s Mental Health Services (QMHS) to address the limitations of their care.Continue...

QBACC’s housing project detects 1,680 bylaw violations in student district

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) has created a tool that students can use to advocate for improved living conditions. In less than two weeks, the initiative has detected more than 1,500 bylaw violations in the University District.Continue...

QBACC plans physically distant events for students

With the pandemic prohibiting many of their usual events, Queen’s clubs are finding creative solutions to maintain student engagement.Continue...

Advocacy Coalition hopes to improve communication between students and University administration

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) and the Undergraduate Trustee have partnered to form an Advocacy Coalition addressing systemic inequities on Queen’s campus.Continue...

QBACC to ban police involvement at future events

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) announced an impending policy change on June 5 banning police presence at the club’s future events.Continue...

Board of Trustees clarifies its climate change endorsement

Before the Board of Trustees voted on the agenda at its May 8 meeting, Donald Raymond, chair of the Board, addressed the community’s “misinterpretation” of its earlier climate change recommendations.Continue...

Activists celebrate passage of new climate measures

On Friday, the Board of Trustees passed the final recommendations set out by the Climate Change Task Force , including a pledge to reduce the carbon intensity of the University’s oil and gas investments.

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Trustees pass climate change action recommendations

The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the recommendations of the Climate Change Action Task Force, including a pledge to reduce the carbon intensity of the University’s investments.

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