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to act on the planet’s most urgent sustainability challenges.

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News & Events

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Climate Emergency week at UBC seeks to convene and energize communities of climate action at UBC. Join our events, workshops and activities, and take collective action for justice, people, and our planet.

2023 Climate and Wellbeing Education Grants Unveiled!

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Cooling the Heart of the City

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Should the Fraser River Estuary have legal rights?

Ecological Systems
Natural Resources
Policy, Economics & Governance

UBC delegation of students, faculty, and staff attending COP28

Climate Change & Energy
Policy, Economics & Governance

Opportunities

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SEEDS Sustainability Program

Sustainability Scholars Program

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy

UBC's Climate Emergency Response

The climate emergency is here. Find out what UBC is doing, and how you can take action.

Sustainability Ambassadors Program

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

Campus as a Living Lab

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy
Ecological Systems

Research & Education

This curated course collection highlights some UBC Vancouver courses with climate change-related content. Each course may cover multiple themes, but is only featured under one primary theme below. A list of courses by year level follows. Check UBC’s...
Climate Change & Energy
Ecological Systems
Natural Resources
Policy, Economics & Governance
Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy
Production, Consumption & Waste
UBC's Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) provides a collaborative framework for faculty, staff,...

Campus 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