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Going green; a year in review


Sustainability has been a focal point in the Queen's Gazette throughout the year. Sustinability stories featured in 2009 include:

Capturing climate change on camera, Jan. 12

Climate warming triggers ecosystem changes in lake, Jan. 12

A good time to go green, Jan. 26

Queen’s IT goes greener, Feb. 9

Putting green into the university’s bottom line, Feb. 23

One person’s trash…, Feb. 23

Gifts that keep on giving, year after year, Feb. 23

Green chemistry expertise attracts new Centre of Excellence to
Queen’s, Mar. 9

Project nurtures the “inner scientist” in northern children, March 9

New office supplies agreement a big step in cutting university costs,
March 9

Is the oil spill cure worse than the disease? March 23

Taking action against climate change, March 23

Queen’s goes green for Earth Hour, March 23

Get your hands dirty on Earth Day, April 13

Food for thought, April 13

A greener world awaits at the Earth Centre, April 13

Alternative energy expertise generates major investment, April 13

Researchers shine light on alternative energy solution, April 27

Digging into earth day, April 27

Welcoming, sustainable communities focus of study, May 11

Plastic proof piles up on ocean garbage quest, May 25

Grad student takes lead on sustainability, May 25

Province awards $13.6-million for green research, Sept. 21

Student-run residence composting project a first in Canada, Oct. 13

Staying the course for a sustainable campus, Oct. 26

University registrar’s office staff go green, Oct. 26

From solar cars to solar homes, Oct. 26

Expanded organic waste collection reduces carbon footprint, Oct. 26

$1 million boost for Arctic research, Oct. 26

From solar cars to solar homes, Oct. 26

Biologists uncover “ecologically unique” changes in Arctic lake, Oct. 26

Momentous campus shift towards sustainable food, Nov. 9


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