The mass wood structure and façade has been completed for UBC’s Brock Commons student residence—the world’s tallest wood building at 18 storeys (53 metres, about 174 feet)—four months ahead of schedule, showcasing the advantages of building with wood.
Jennifer Sanguinetti, Director of Project Services with the Infrastructure Development team, explains Green Buildings, and details how universities have an important role to play in Green Building design.
Global fisheries stand to lose approximately $10 billion of their annual revenue by 2050 if climate change continues unchecked, and countries that are most dependent on fisheries for food will be the hardest hit, finds new UBC research.
In light of UBC winning the International District Energy Association Award for Innovation, David Woodson, Managing Director of Energy and Water Services, explains how campus energy innovation helps advance our climate action goals and support research.
After spending a year away from university due to illness, Stephanie Aitken returned to the University of British Columbia feeling the need to restore her wellbeing and work to empower others in the community to do the same.
'A Day in the Life of a Living Lab' is the animated story of Emily, a self-professed sustainability nerd who takes us through her day at UBC and in the process we find out all the amazing ways UBC is putting sustainability into action.
Caroline Wong, President of the AMS and Adam McCluskey, Fleet Manager at UBC, took a ride in one of the fleet's electric Smart cars to chat about what UBC operations is doing to reach UBC's goal of 2050 GHG emission reduction targets.
To many, the plan is a long awaited update to BC’s 2008 climate strategies, yet academics, environmental groups, and clean energy think tanks indicate the new plan lacks ambition. On Tuesday, October 4th, 12-1:30, hear experts discuss.