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News & Events

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems
The global community is awakening to the reality that has long been expressed by Indigenous leaders: colonialism is harming our planet and exacerbating the effects of climate change. And given the disproportionate effects of climate change on...

Getting serious about climate change: How business must step up

Policy, Economics & Governance

Insect forecasting comes to UBC Vancouver campus this summer

Data & Technology
Ecological Systems

Podcast: F is for Faculty - Dr. Aaron Boley

Climate Change & Energy
Natural Resources
Policy, Economics & Governance

Canada ranks third worldwide in permeable landscapes for wildlife

Data & Technology
Ecological Systems

Opportunities

UBC at COP27

Applications for UBC delegate passes to COP27 closed on May 4, 2022. Applicants will be notified...
Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Policy, Economics & Governance

SEEDS Sustainability Program

Human Well-being & Social Systems

Sustainability Scholars Program

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy

Sustainability Education Grants

The Sustainability Education Grant program provides funding for Vancouver faculty members looking...

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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
UBC is taking bold action to develop policies and guidelines to help building designers make...