Ban the straw ban

If this fight against straws is representative of the amount work we are willing to do, we should be embarrassed.

Dear Di: Getting a little (eco) freaky

While we all know that recycling, taking public transit, and limiting our consumption of animal products can all help reduce our environmental footprints, you can also take steps in the bedroom to make your sex life a little greener.

Trash and treasure aren’t so different after all

So for those who think climate change is an issue beyond their reach, think again. As the U of O moves toward a waste-free campus, you—“just” a student—can be a driving force behind the transition. It’s as easy as reduce-reuse-recycle.

The politics of environmental change

The Fulcrum reached out to the leaders of our campus’ major political party groups to ask what each thought about the future of Canada’s environmental policy, and why their party will provide what’s needed.