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, November 20, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Karen Sack President & CEO, Ocean Unite Co-Chair, Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance The Ocean which feeds us and regulates our climate is changing at the fastest rate in human history. Eight hundred...
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Friday, November 20, 2020 - 11:00
WEBINAR: Infrastructure Resilience Under Climate Uncertainty Join Dr. Costa Samaras in a discussion about how infrastructure managers, engineers, researchers, and policymakers can manage uncertainty and ensure climate-safe infrastructure systems for the 21st century and beyond. Characterizing...
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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Online event
Fri, November 13, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. IOF Seminar Series: http://bit.ly/IOFseminars Speaker: Dr. Dana Miller, Senior Policy Advisor, Oceana Europe Given existing weaknesses in international frameworks for fisheries governance, illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing...
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Friday, November 13, 2020 - 11:00
Fri, November 6, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. IOF Seminar Series: http://bit.ly/IOFseminars Speaker: Dr. Boris Worm is a Killam Research Professor in Marine Conservation Biology at Dalhousie University In this presentation Dr. Boris Worm will argue that humanity has reached a critical...
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Friday, November 6, 2020 - 11:00
Drawing on ten years’ experience leading and teaching in college environmental studies programs, author Sarah Jaquette Ray has created an “existential toolkit” for the climate generation in A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety . Combining insights from psychology, sociology, social movements,...
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Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:30
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Zoom
WEBINAR: Legacies of Struggle & Resistance in the Fight Against Environmental Racism in Canada Dr. Ingrid Waldron will discuss the legacy of struggle and resistance in the fight against environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada. Using an anti-colonial feminist framework...
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Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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Online event
Fri, October 30, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. IOF Seminar Series: http://bit.ly/IOFseminars Speaker: Dr. Sarah Harper Postdoctoral fellow, UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries The importance of gender in fisheries is gaining recognition as reflected by the Small-scale Fisheries...
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Friday, October 30, 2020 - 11:00
Mon, October 26, 2020 12:00 AM - Sun, November 1, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. n/a. UBC is the first Fair Trade Campus in Canada, designated since 2011. Celebrate Fair Trade Campus Week. October 28 to November 1 Fair Trade information: https://ftcw.fairtrade.ca/2019 Fair Trade Campus...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 00:00
Sat, October 24, 2020 12:00 AM - Fri, October 30, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. n/a. UBC is the first Fair Trade Campus in Canada, designated since 2011. Celebrate Fair Trade Campus Week. October 28 to November 1 Fair Trade information: https://ftcw.fairtrade.ca/2019 Fair Trade Campus...
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Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 00:00
Fri, October 23, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. IOF Seminar Series: http://bit.ly/IOFseminars PLEASE NOTE: THIS SESSION WILL NOT BE RECORDED AT SPEAKER'S REQUEST Maine's lobster fishery is the most valuable in the United States, and is the economic and cultural heart of the Maine coast...
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Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:00

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