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.
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.
Fri, November 27, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Dr. Andrea Frommel, Assistant Professor, UBC Land and Food Systems This talk aims to integrate two traditionally disparate fields, climate change and aquaculture. With the rapidly expanding aquaculture industry...
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 11:00
Thu, November 26, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM See description. Are you interested in the Master of Urban Forestry Leadership (MUFL)? Are you thinking about applying? Come learn more about MUFL and ask questions to the Program Director and Coordinator. About MUFL Understand our urban ecology and how to...
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 09:00
Tue, November 24, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. Are you interested in the Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM)? Are you thinking about applying? Come learn more about MGEM and ask questions to the Program Director and Coordinator. About MGEM To solve the world’s biggest...
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 13:00
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...
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...
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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...
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...
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,...
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:30
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...
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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...
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 11:00