Interested in learning more about sustainability? Our events listing and featured events provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on-and-off campus. If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.
Climate Change & Energy
The climate emergency is one of the most pressing issues of our time. At this pivotal moment, the decisions and actions we take today will reverberate beyond our own borders and lifetimes.
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. UBC Reads Sustainability is a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues.
Mon, April 1, 2013 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. Green College Resident Members' Series Energy Literacy for a Post-Normal Future Terrance Berg, Curriculum Studies, UBC 8-9 pm, Coach House, Green College, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, UBC Humanity has enjoyed over six generations of...
Monday, April 1, 2013 - 13:00
Thu, March 28, 2013 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $550. Carbon footprints are becoming an issue for organizations of all shapes and sizes. In this introductory course, learn the principles and processes necessary to measure greenhouse gas emissions. Discussions include reasons why companies...
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 11:30
Wed, March 27, 2013 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM See description. WHERE: Summerhill Pyramid Winery -- 4870 Chute Lake Rd., Kelowna Open to the Public Join in a community-wide event focused on creating a better future for our food in the Central Okanagan. Learners from UBC's Okanagan campus will present some...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 10:00
Wed, March 27, 2013 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. This workshop is an introduction to fermenting Kombucha, Water Kefir and Milk Kefir. Participants will learn the basics of working with these cultures, and samples will be available. Participants are asked to bring a large jar (1.5 or...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 05:00
Wed, March 27, 2013 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Help UBC IT redesign their website! UBC IT is working on a website redesign and we need your help! We have a large number of services we provide to the community and we want to know how we can best organize this information to suit your...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 02:30
Mon, March 25, 2013 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $495. The need to decouple economic activities from environmental degradation has resulted in the rapid growth of the impact assessment market. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is the leading scientific impact assessment methodology used to...
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 11:30
Sat, March 23, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM BUCHANAN BUILDING BLOCK D. FREE. ENERGY CONSERVATION. MUSIC. ART. FREE. FOOD. When will you hear that in one sentence? Join Common Energy UBC for Earth Hour 2013 for our 2nd annual open-mic event featuring acoustic performances, UBC Improv, slam poetry, A...
Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 12:00
Fri, March 22, 2013 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM FOREST SCIENCES CENTRE. Free. Location; CAWP Case Room, Forest Sciences Centre Join us for an evening of food, music, and presentations about Guyana! Guyana is a small tropical country in South America, one of the few Caribbean countries that is not an island,...
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 10:30
Fri, March 22, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Speaker: Lis Thomas, MSc student, Soil Science (supervisor Les Lavkulich) Topic: Partitioning of trace metal contaminants in Chenopodium Quinoa: implications for phytoextraction and human health Date & Location: Friday March 22, 3:...
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 08:00
Thu, March 14, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. FREE - Please Register. We want to hear from you. How can we support you? We would like to hear from you about your sustainability interests and goals for the next year. Join us in a brainstorming session to plan the 2013-2014...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 05:00