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News & Events

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

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

Climate Change & Energy

UBC’s Annual Sustainability Report 2017-18

Sustainability students from Dutch city Rotterdam in Vancouver

Built Environment & Mobility

UBC Botanical Garden: Spring Volunteer Orientation 2019

Fri, April 12, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Free. Instructor: Tara Moreau,...

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.
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...

UBC Sustainability Scholars Program

Workplace Sustainability Fund

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