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
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Climate justice advocates for a shift in the focus of dialogue on climate change away from economic imperatives and technical solutions, to protecting the human rights of those most vulnerable to its effects, both globally and locally.
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.
Thu, November 1, 2012 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. FREE. Location: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Lillooet Room Description: What if you could give a book to everyone on earth? Get an e-book and read it on any device, in any format, forever? Give an e-book to your...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 03:30
Thu, November 1, 2012 6:30 AM - 9:30 AM UBC Robson Square. $150. Discounts of up to 45% are available when registering for more than one LEED in Practice course at the same time. . Find out how structural engineers are integral to the LEED and sustainable design process. Learn how structure is...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 23:30
Wed, October 31, 2012 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. Come and explore seven examples of learning and teaching in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems. The Learning Centre places an emphasis on communication and internet skills to teach LFS students how to make their learnings practical...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 04:30
Tue, October 30, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. SJC Junior Fellow Speaker Series Si Hao, PhD Candidate, Law How Historical Moments Influence Environment Disclosure Regulation This talk is featured for its historical analysis of U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) as...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 13:00
Tue, October 30, 2012 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM See description. $445. LARRY BERGLUND Procurement practices and supply chain management are key components of an organization’s sustainability strategy. They can help reduce an organization’s environmental footprint and control costs. This online course...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 11:30
Mon, October 29, 2012 1:00 PM - Fri, November 2, 2012, 1:00 PM The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS). Free. Have a question about how sustainability fits into your lifestyle? Want to learn more about UBC’s role in sustainability or how you can get involved on campus? Have an...
Monday, October 29, 2012 - 06:00
Sat, October 27, 2012 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. While last weekend was our final market of the season, we are offering one last opportunity for you to purchase our winter veggies on a Saturday. Join us this Saturday, October 27th for an impromptu Farm Gate Sale. Do you still need to grab...
Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 03:00
Sat, October 27, 2012 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. $75 per person. British Columbia is the ancestral home of more than half the Aboriginal languages of Canada – and all are critically endangered and at risk of loss within a generation. Learn about the First Nations languages...
Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 02:30
Fri, October 26, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Lis Thomas, MSc Soil Science student this Friday for a seminar on: “Bioavailability of trace metals in Vancouver soils” Date & Location: Friday, October 26, Room 154 MacMillan 3:00 - 4:00 pm All are welcome!
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 08:00
Fri, October 26, 2012 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Reports of soaring food prices, bacterial contaminations, rising obesity along with malnutrition, and environmental problems from industrial agriculture make us question the future of our food security, sources and systems. Consumers...
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 02:00