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.

Pathways to Indigenous Equity: An Indigenous Lens on Health Systems Transformation & Research

The Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy 5th Annual Conference - Governing Territorial Food Systems: Legal Obstacles and Opportunities

Go by Bike Week

Human Well-being & Social Systems

UBC Reads Sustainability

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.

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Past Events

Fri, March 12, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. Mark Your Calendars – Virtual Lunch in the Forest Webinar Series: Black in the Outdoors – March 12, 2021 @ 1 pm – 2pm PST Join us for our 5th #VirtualLunchInTheForest webinar. We are honoured to talk with PhD student Jacqueline Scott about ways...
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Friday, March 12, 2021 - 13:00
Fri, March 12, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Speaker: Philippa Cohen is a Research Leader at WorldFish and has the privilege to work with a diverse research delivering research to improve food and nutrition security and wellbeing experiences by small-scale fishers. We frequently hear...
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Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:00
Part of the Climate Justice Webinar Series Featuring The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. The extreme nature of today’s climate events, Ghosh asserts, make them...
When:
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 12:00 to 14:00
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Online event
Wed, March 10, 2021 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. Join us for the premiere of "Fibre and Beyond", a documentary co-produced by BioProducts Institute and FinnCERES Flagship, partners in Boreal Alliance. The featured speakers will join the Q&A session after the show to answer your...
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 08:30
WEBINAR: Earthquake-induced soil liquefaction: geotechnical hazards, impacts on infrastructure, and mitigation methods The Lower Mainland of British Columbia is located in a seismically active geographic region. As such, it is of relevance to recognize the possibility of an earthquake in our...
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Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 12:30 to 13:30
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Online event
Fri, March 5, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Speaker: Rebecca Asch, Assistant Professor of Fisheries Biology, East Carolina University (ECU). Ecological niche models (ENMs) are among the most common tools to project how fishes and fisheries respond to climate change. However, as...
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Friday, March 5, 2021 - 11:00
Part of the Climate Justice Webinar Series Who does climate change impact most? Countries and peoples that are least responsible for causing climate change are the ones suffering most from its effects. Join UBC faculty, students, staff, and community leaders for an exploration of what climate...
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Friday, March 5, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:30
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Online event
Organized by the UBC Sustainability Ambassadors , SDG Week seeks to increase awareness of and engagement with the Goals from diverse perspectives. From science and technology to public health, business, and politics, we’ll discuss challenges and solutions to turn talk into action. We acknowledge...
When:
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 5, 2021 - 21:00
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Multiple Locations
WEBINAR: Resilience is the New Sustainability Over the past two decades, sustainability has been a growing trend in construction. For most consumers, this has primarily meant “green design.” Witnessing the effects of intensifying weather and natural disasters, owners, developers, insurers, lenders...
When:
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:30 to 13:30
Location:
Online event
Mon, February 22, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. [the_title] CERC Seminar The Path and Opportunities Toward Hydrogen Energy Development February 22, 2021 @ 3:00 PM Biography Hong Chen is Professor in Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiaotong University, where he...
When:
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 15:00

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