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

Mon, February 22, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. Speaker: Dr. Hong Chen, Professor of Shanghai Jiaotong University Abstract: The hydrogen development faces four major challenges, or requires “Four Miracles”, as suggested by Dr. Steven Chu (the former Secretary of US DOE): (1) the hydrogen...
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Monday, February 22, 2021 - 15:00
Fri, February 19, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. 0. Time & Location Friday, February 19th 2021 12:00 PM-1:00 PM PST on Zoom About the Event Have you developed a new technology/innovation? Ever thought it would be interesting to support or be part of an early stage startup/company...
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Friday, February 19, 2021 - 12:00
Thu, February 18, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM See description. The traditional approach to conservation science is to observe and model the impacts of threats (logging, mining, fishing, climate change for example) on species and their habitats, publish a paper of the findings in a peer-reviewed journal...
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Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 12:00
Fri, February 12, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Calling all UBC staff and faculty: Are you interested in sustainability? Looking to make new connections and swap ideas with other like-minded employees who are advancing sustainability projects, large and small, in their campus workplaces...
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Friday, February 12, 2021 - 11:00
Fri, February 12, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Speaker: Dr. Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor, Research Associate Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries There is a lot of interest in the future oceans as a ‘Blue Economy’—socially equitable, environmentally sustainable, and economically viable...
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Friday, February 12, 2021 - 11:00
WEBINAR: Closing the Poop Loop: The Role of Ecological Sanitation as a Climate Change Solution Circular agriculture-sanitation systems capture and safely treat human waste and return the embodied organic matter and nutrients in excreta to agricultural soils. Closing this “poop loop” can contribute...
When:
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 12:30 to 13:30
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Online event
Tue, February 9, 2021 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM ALLARD HALL (FACULTY OF LAW). FREE. Join us for a public talk by Dr. Ingrid Waldron on environmental racism and injustice in Canada. Dr. Waldron will examine the social justice dimensions of race, place, and space in the Indigenous and Black communities in...
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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 12:30
Fri, February 5, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Speaker: Sara Cannon, PhD candidate, UBC Department of Geography and Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries Many natural and marine scientists work in places with long histories of occupation and colonialism, where the impacts of...
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Friday, February 5, 2021 - 11:00
Fri, January 29, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. UBC Library presents, in partnership with UBC Forestry and the Simon K. Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre, a conversation with Dr Robin Wall Kimmerer on Friday, January 29 (1pm -2:30pm PST). The acclaimed author of Braiding Sweetgrass...
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Friday, January 29, 2021 - 13:00
Fri, January 29, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM See description. Free. UBC Library presents, in partnership with UBC Forestry and the Simon K. Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre, a conversation with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer on Friday, January 29 (1:00-2:30 p.m. PST). The acclaimed author of Braiding...
When:
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 13:00

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