Climate Action

We are building a future that doesn't rely on fossil fuels by advocating for investment in low-carbon innovations and climate solutions.

Join us in taking action against climate change on and off campus!

Ongoing Campaigns

  • Carbon NeutralityWe are working with SFU to divest its $370M+ endowment from fossil fuel corporations to align its investments with its values and reduce the risk of its portfolio.
  • TankTalks: We are focused on the health and safety of the Burnaby Mountain campus community in the face of the tank farm expansion, with construction starting in September of 2017. Through dialogue-based town halls, we aim to mobilize SFU community members to address the risks of this project.

Past Initiatives

  • Climate Risk Forum
  • Kinder Morgan Rally
  • Fossil Fools Day, in partnership with SFU350
  • Blue Dot Campaign
  • Open Letter: Expanded Carbon Pricing & Climate ActionWe are organizing post-secondary students from across Canada to sign an open letter calling on the Premiers and Prime Minister to expand carbon pricing and implement effective climate action.
  • Opposing the Kinder Morgan TransMountain Pipeline: We are opposing the twinning of the TransMountain Pipeline by lobbying government, participating in the hearings, and rallying students around public consultation opportunities.
  • Bike to Work Week: Celebration stations at SFU, just for you.
  • Bike Maintenance Workshops: We team up with Dandy Horse Cycles to teach you how to fix your ride!
  • Advocated for a "Yes" referendum vote to improve transportation infrastructure for students throughout the region through the Better Transit and Transportation Coalition
  • Launched a survey (n=437) that sampled the perceptions and preferences that SFU staff, faculty, and students held regarding cycling and produced a report detailing the results. We found a significant proportion of community members want to cycle more to and from SFU, but face barriers, including a lack of bike storage facilities and inadequate lighting on cycling routes



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