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.
Sat, May 23, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM See description. ***UBC is proud to be a Major Partner of the Indian Summer Festival 2020*** “The COVID crisis is a crisis for human beings, but the climate crisis is a crisis for life on the planet.” — David Suzuki “The real economy is an economy of care, for...
Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 19:00
Fri, April 3, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Student Presentations Location: AERL Theatre
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 11:00
Fri, March 27, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Harmony Martell Ocean Leaders Postdoctoral Fellow Location: AERL Theatre
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:00
Thu, March 26, 2020 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. UBC Science & Tech Expo is a one day conference held in collaboration of 5 undergraduate societies, EUS, FUS, KUS, LFSUS, and SUS, and the Centre for Community Engaged Learning. This large scale collaboration was created in order...
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 14:00
Tue, March 24, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM See description. Free. In a Climate Emergency, is civil disobedience a necessity? Come to a special preview screening of the documentary film Necessity, and a panel discussion with director Jan Haaken & producer Haunani Kalama. Free and open to the public,...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 18:00
Tue, March 24, 2020 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Map the System is a global competition that challenges you to think differently about social or environmental change. Research a social or environmental problem that matters to you and gain the skills in systems thinking to...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 17:00
Fri, March 20, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Dr. Sarah Fortune Postdoctoral Fellow, Marine Mammal Research Unit Location: AERL Theatre Eastern Canada-West Greenland bowhead whales are among the most mysterious large-whales in the...
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 11:00
Counter-Institutionalizing First Nation-Crown relations in British Columbia In Canada, the advance of industrial resource extraction has been moderated by a series of key legal decisions which have found that development activities within the traditional territories of Indigenous groups may...
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall
Wed, March 18, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM See description. Free. The Centre for Law & the Environment Speaker Series is proud to present a keynote address by Mari Margil, a leading force in the global Rights of Nature movement. The Rights of Nature represent a major shift in how humankind governs...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 17:30
Wed, March 18, 2020 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM See description. Free. Is now the time for Rights of Nature legislation in BC? This public workshop features presentations of the latest research on Rights of Nature by Allard/UBC law students, followed by questions and discussion with a panel of distinguished...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 12:30