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Climate Change Courses

This curated course collection highlights some UBC Vancouver courses with climate change-related...

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

News & Events

Ecological Systems
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Part of Holly Schmidt's three-year residency with the Outdoor Art program at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery.

How to look good without wrecking the planet

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

UBC breaks ground on $23 million renewable energy hub

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy

Audio: Mobilizing Youth for the Sustainable Development Goals

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

Innovative affordable housing pilot project coming to Vancouver

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy
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...