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human and environmental wellbeing.

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News & Events

UBC's water use, emissions plummet as sustainability solutions take hold

Climate Change & Energy

Climate change workshops offer high school students hope for the future

Bird-friendly windows reduce collision deaths at UBC

Built Environment & Mobility

THE ranks UBC #1 in climate change action and sustainable cities

Climate Change & Energy

The ocean around us, the country that joins us: OFI comes to IOF

Ecological Systems

Initiatives

Climate Change & Energy
Since 2011, UBC’s energy conservation projects have reduced annual campus electrical use by 16 gigawatt hours (GWh). This is the equivalent to shutting down our campus for 3.5 weeks, and taking 1,500 cars off the road.
Production, Consumption & Waste
Built Environment & Mobility

Research & Teaching

Climate Change & Energy
The Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility produces renewable energy for UBC’s campus using wood waste biomass. This helps reduce UBC’s GHG emissions and supports research projects on innovative clean energy systems.
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Arts
Geography
My work bridges the natural and social sciences at the nexus of political ecology, political economy, and urban studies, particularly where those fields intersect with “sustainability science”.

Opportunities

Sustainability Ambassadors Program

The Sustainability Ambassadors Program is a leadership experience for students interested in...
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Zero Waste Squad

The Zero Waste Squad is a peer-led volunteer program open to all UBC students – brought to you with...
Human Well-being & Social Systems

UBC Sustainability Scholars Program

Human Well-being & Social Systems

Workplace Sustainability Fund

The Workplace Sustainability Fund awards UBC Sustainability Coordinators with up to $1,000 to...