climate activism

A climate protest sign reading "there is no planet B". Photo by Li-an Lim via Unsplash.

Canada must prepare for climate change refugees

With climate change rendering parts of the globe unlivable, many individuals will be forced to seek refuge in foreign countries to survive. Canada is likely to become a very sought-after…
News Unsettled Native Students Union column

Questions for students to reflect on before taking part in activism

If you don't have answers to some of these questions, do you know who you can ask? Is it easy to ask these questions? How does it feel in your…
Climate Grief event, photo by Ana Paula Montalvo.

Climate support event brings students together over food, live music, resources

What do we do in the face of climate catastrophe? For the students in the Radical Responses to the Climate Crisis course, the answer is come together with others who…
Melina Laboucan-Massimo, photo by N8 Images, provided by Sacred Earth Solar.

Melina Laboucan-Massimo says institutions must make space for Indigenous knowledge

Five years after finishing her master’s degree, Melina Laboucan-Massimo was back at UVic, albeit virtually. The Indigenous governance program graduate gave a public lecture about Indigenous perspectives on climate action…
News Unsettled Native Students Union column

Indigenous resistance is vital to climate action

In the last few years, climate change movements have grown increasingly popular, and many people are being exposed to these ideas through social media. Figures like Greta Thunberg and David…

Waste Land: A climate anxiety haunted house

2556 Fifth Street is slated for demolition in December, and the remains will be more colourful than most. For the first time in Victoria, local artists have transformed a residential…

A mini guide to going vegan

If you’ve been looking for a way to take action against climate change, going vegan is a great start. It may seem daunting at first, but once you get into…

Rumoured threat of arrests may have affected turnout for Victoria climate strike

Due to rumours of possible arrests, the turnout for the global student climate strike on Mar. 15 was compromised, organizers say. Some Victoria City Councillors are speculating on intentional intimidation.…

Victoria to participate in global student strike for the climate

This could potentially be the biggest global student strike for the climate to date On Friday, Mar. 15, pages of tests and textbooks will be left unturned as local youth…