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Pitch-In Kingston community clean-up

News Centre - Sustainability - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:43
Join the local effort to rid local neighbourhoods and parks of litter.
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Cities and countries aim to slash plastic waste within a decade

News Centre - Sustainability - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:55
Without action, the amount of plastic waste produced globally could reach as much as 265 million tonnes per year by 2060.
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Rising waters

News Centre - Sustainability - Mon, 04/08/2019 - 09:48
New research suggests that glaciers are disappearing and sea levels are rising.
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Minister Bains tours Mitchell Hall ahead of opening

News Centre - Sustainability - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 16:24
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains and Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen got a close-up look at labs, innovation centre, and student wellness learning spaces.
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Research storytelling events captivate audiences

News Centre - Sustainability - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 15:17
IGnite: Research Stories to Inspire Generations will feature talks on gender policy and environmental issues
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Tree swallows expose state of our climate

News Centre - Sustainability - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:32
Queen's University research examines local bird population to reveal how weather patterns are changing.
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Supporting the environment

News Centre - Sustainability - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 13:26
Students from the Queen's School of Environmental Studies make presentation as Kingston city council declares a climate emergency.
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The Conversation: Echoes of 2008 – Could climate change spark a global financial crisis?

News Centre - Sustainability - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 09:52
Increasingly severe losses for insurers due to climate change could result in a global financial crisis.
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Queen’s ranks third in Ontario for locally-sourced campus food

News Centre - Sustainability - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:33
Hospitality Services is recognized for its growing ability to serve fresh and sustainable food.
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Queen’s joins University Climate Change Coalition

News Centre - Sustainability - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:06
Partnership brings together leading research institutions to advance sustainability efforts.
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IGniting curiosity

News Centre - Sustainability - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 13:17
IGnite: Research Stories to Inspire Generations will feature talks on oral history and climate change Jan. 31 at The Isabel.  
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The Conversation: Fossil fuel era is ending, but the lawsuits are just beginning

News Centre - Sustainability - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:06
An American coal company is suing the Canadian government over Alberta's plan to combat climate change.
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