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News & Events

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy
The renewable energy hub will transform an entire city block at UBC into a smart energy district, including the province’s first-ever hydrogen refuelling station for light- and heavy-duty vehicles. Credit: Dialog

How to look good without wrecking the planet

Human Well-being & Social Systems
Production, Consumption & Waste

Cool and COVID-safe: How radiant cooling could keep our cities comfortable and healthy

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy

UBC professor and UN Special Rapporteur David Boyd to elicit Indigenous perspectives for climate-related policies

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Universities Must Do More to Address the Climate Emergency

Human Well-being & Social Systems
Policy, Economics & Governance

Opportunities

CLL Fund Competition

UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) Fund Competition provides seed funding to support innovation...
Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy
Production, Consumption & Waste

Campus Tours

Built Environment & Mobility

Workplace Sustainability Fund

Sustainability Scholars Program

The Sustainability Scholars Program is an innovative paid internship program. We match UBC graduate...
Human Well-being & Social 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 (Vancouver)
Journalism
the role of social movements in public discourse, and understanding how issues related to science and technology become meaningful for diverse publics. changes to professional norms, practices and...