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Campus Electricity Demand Reduction: Week of July 2

News Centre - Sustainability - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 12:20
In order to reduce electricity costs and contribute to the sustainability of Ontario's energy system, Queen's University is participating in an electricity peak demand management program.
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Cognitive dissonance: Canada declares climate emergency and approves a pipeline

News Centre - Sustainability - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 14:17
If the climate is in peril, why has the federal government approved a pipeline that will ship oil from Alberta to British Columbia?
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Sustainable finance: Canada risks being left behind in low-carbon economy

News Centre - Sustainability - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:19
THE CONVERSATION: We need to equip Canada's financial sector to steer us through a global economic transition on our own terms. 
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Championing sustainability on campus

News Centre - Sustainability - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 14:58
Queen’s Hospitality Services is making the university’s carbon footprint smaller.
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Queen's competes in Commuter Challenge

News Centre - Sustainability - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 09:04
Campus community joins nation-wide competition to promote sustainable transportation.
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Sending surplus food to charity is not the way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

News Centre - Sustainability - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 12:23
The Conversation: Reducing food waste by feeding hungry Canadians is a simplistic solution that is deeply problematic and morally distressing.
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Supporting the future of research

News Centre - Sustainability - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 08:51
Federal Minister Kirsty Duncan visits Queen’s to make major national funding announcement in support of graduate and post-doctoral research
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The interdisciplinary green team

News Centre - Sustainability - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 10:02
Four leading researchers from Queen’s University have been awarded the NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for their work in building a sustainable future.
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Forget smart cities (for a minute), we need to talk about smart farms

News Centre - Sustainability - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:33
Many of us still have a romantic view of farmers surveying rolling hills but our food in Canada increasingly comes from industrial farms aided by agricultural technology.
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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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