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Initiatives
Built Environment & Mobility

UBC’s Green Building Action Plan outlines a holistic pathway for academic and residential buildings at our UBC Vancouver campus to make net positive contributions to human and natural systems by 2035.

Production, Consumption & Waste
Climate Change & Energy
Opportunities
The Sustainability Ambassadors Program is a leadership experience for students interested in personal, collaborative, and community engaged learning.
Human Well-being & Social Systems
The Zero Waste Squad is a peer-led volunteer program open to all UBC students – brought to you with support from UBC Sustainability. Join today, and help us make UBC a zero waste campus.
The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program is an innovative paid internship program. We match UBC graduate students with on- and off-campus sustainability partners to work on applied research projects that advance sustainability in the region.

The Workplace Sustainability Fund awards UBC Sustainability Coordinators with up to $1,000 to support sustainability initiatives in their units.

Research & Teaching
Research collections
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
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”.