Sustainability

AMS Assembly approves final motion to dissolve Commission of Environmental Affairs

AMS Assembly this Thursday began with heartfelt congratulations being given to all the various executive candidates and elections teams for their work over the past two weeks of campaigns.Continue...

Five years after water bottle ban, the decision needs another look

Plastic bottles filled with sugary drinks aren’t any more environmentally conscious than plastic bottles filled with water.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...

Dec. 1 AMS Assembly recap

During a contentious three-hour meeting of AMS assembly, which included a debate over altering the restrictions placed on Speaker Palmer Lockridge, several other new policies were discussed.Continue...

Sustainability is more than a week-long commitment

This week, Queen’s campus celebrated Sustainability Week, a week to promote environmental initiatives on campus.Continue...

AMS seeks to promote environmentalism to students

From October 2-6, the AMS is set to run their Sustainability Week — designed to celebrate and promote environmentalism through groups on campus, various initiatives and campaigns.Continue...

Dream Courses selected for fall semester

In early April, six professors were granted permission and funding to proceed with their carefully-crafted “Dream Courses”.Continue...

As campus goes green, food waste lingers

While the recently unveiled Climate Action Plan has set goals for a more sustainable campus, food waste efforts aren’t making headlines.Continue...

Queen’s to announce Climate Action Plan

In today's Board of Trustees meeting, Queen’s University will publicly unveil its plan to become completely carbon neutral by the year 2040.

With milestone targets for 2020 and 2030, the...Continue...

Possible electric vehicle charging station on campus

When Queen’s alum Fraser Horn, Sci ’89, experienced difficulty charging his electric Tesla Model S in Kingston, he decided to propose a new initiative to add to campus.

For the past two...Continue...

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