QBACC

QBACC heading back to Board of Trustees with more student support

On Sept. 27, Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) representatives presented the Board of Trustees with a list of demands to address the climate crisis on campus. Two months later, little headway has been made.

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Doubling down on a declining industry won’t help anyone, especially the planet

Despite Canada’s large abundance of oil and gas reserves, transitioning our economy away from the industry is the only way to address the climate crisis.Continue...

QS2I partners with QBACC for action on the climate crisis

Queen’s Social Investment Initiative (QS2I) and Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) have struck a partnership to pursue climate initiatives on campus.Continue...

QBACC appeals to Trustees at first meeting of academic year

After addressing more than 500 students at Friday’s climate strike, representatives from QBACC headed into Richardson Hall to bring their demands to Queen’s Board of Trustees.

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Club to hold climate rally next week

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) has organized a community rally on Mar. 15 to show support for action on climate change in Kingston.Continue...

Campus sustainability club organizes protest against Kinder Morgan pipeline

As protests continue in British Columbia (BC) against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, students and members of the Kingston community rallied at Springer Market square on Mar. 10 to voice their opposition to the contentious project.Continue...

Queen’s students protest pipeline expansion at Parliament Hill

On Monday, 99 young people were briefly detained during a protest against pipeline expansion, taking place on Parliament Hill. Among them were two Queen’s students and one Queen’s alumni.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...

Fall referendum nullified, AMS says

AMS President Kanivanan Chinniah has confirmed that the fall referendum has been nullified after doubts arose surrounding the status of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).Continue...

Referendum tossed out, clubs say

Behind closed doors at a special AMS assembly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10, the assembly voted to nullify the results of the fall referendum, according to a student club chair.Continue...

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