Princess St. Promenade

Our June 24th Princess St. Promenade booth was a big hit.  We had around 160 people fill out the quiz and enter the draw for the Air Purifier.  The quiz generated lots of good discussion as some of the climate lessons were unexpected - like Transportation is not a major portion of the greenhouse gas emissions…

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Conversation with Ted Hsu

350 Kingston and QBACC discussed a wide range of issues related to the Climate Emergency including energy production, bans on new natural gas hookups, how rental properties can be improved in energy efficiency when landlords of student housing have little economic incentive to bring properties up to standards and can wait out complaints until the tenants…

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Defeat Bill 23 Rally

2022-11-27 Rally against Bill 23 in Confederation Park!! Defeating Bill 23 is a do-or-die moment for Ontario’s communities and ecosystems. The “More Homes Built Faster” act should be called “More Ontario Destroyed Forever.“

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Kill the Drill Protest, 2022-11-19

This event was for anyone, settlers and allies to stand in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs at their Gidimt’en Checkpoint protesting drilling under the Wedzin Kwa River by pressuring RBC to stop funding the Coastal GasLink pipeline in B.C.RBC is the biggest private financial investor of fossil fuel in Canada and the 5th largest bank…

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Fridays for Future / 50 by 2030 Kingston Launch & Protest

This climate rally had some powerful speeches:Dr Kyla Tienhara (Canada Research Chair in Economy and Environment) talked about climate reparations and justice.  The current situation in Pakistan with flooding is a case where the rich countries need to provide assistance to those suffering the consequences of climate change to which they contributed very little. Dr. Henry Swoboda…

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Filling out Climate Quiz

50 by 2030 / 350 Kingston at Princess St. Promenade

50 by 2030 Kington  / 350 Kingston participated for the second time this year in the Princess St. Promenade on 2022-09-17.  We have a very satisfying level of engagement with the Climate Quiz, entering the draw for a smart thermostat and in signing up for 350 Kingston email updates! Signing up for 350 Kingston and Colouring…

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