Fulcrum staffers share what mitigating climate change means to them. What does it mean to you?
Although telling a first-year student who can barely take care of themselves to get a plant may seem odd, there is a simple reason for it—plants have many benefits, and act as more than just cute dorm decorations. This was something that over 50 students learned about at Community Life Service’s (CLS) Green Festival Indoor Plant Workshop, run by the University of Ottawa’s Health Services (UOHS) on March 2.
The University of Ottawa has become the first university in Canada to sign the Montreal Carbon Pledge, and the second in the world after the University of California.
When assigned with the theme of water, Razek says the group wanted to approach the subject in a more psychological context, studying controversial water conservation issues in Canada, “and how contemporary art can play a role in that.”
A study commissioned by the University of Ottawa’s Positive Energy project from Nanos Research Inc. looked at Canadians’ attitudes to climate policy and in hopes of garnering acceptance and support for energy development for renewable and non-renewable energy sources.