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Following an open competition for all students, faculty, and staff, UBC is sending a delegation of eight to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow this November.

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Lhoosk’uz Dené village taps into clean water after a 20-year wait

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Cougar study aims to research impact of wildfires and human encroachment in southern B.C.

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Student Directed Seminar on UBC's Sustainability Performance

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The following announcement was made by Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor, UBC, on October 5, 2021. I am pleased to announce that, following an open competition for all students, faculty, and staff, UBC is sending a delegation of eight to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference...
This article was originally published by Capital Current. The Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a joint report on the two issues in July. “I think there’s this symbolic...
This article was originally published by The Narwhal on September 24, 2021. Plans to log old-growth forests in west-central Alberta, destroying habitat for some of Canada’s most threatened caribou herds, have sparked an outcry in the province. West Fraser Mills , a multinational wood products firm...
This article was originally published by CBC News on September 25, 2021. A research initiative in southern B.C. aims to chart the impact of wildfires and human activity on one of the province's most elusive predators — the cougar. The Southern B.C. Cougar Project , led by students and faculty at...
David R Boyd is a UN Special Rapporteur on human rights & environment and Associate Professor of Law, Policy and Sustainability, University of British Columbia. This article was originally published by The Conversation on September 13th, 2021. Industrially produced food appears to be cheap but...
New funding for student climate emergency action demonstrates the power of student advocacy and UBC’s institutional leadership on climate justice.
Welcome to the first-ever edition of our eclectic and erratic book club reading list. Below are a few intriguing new titles that have recently caught our eyes by assorted UBC faculty.
The Climate Teaching Connector – a collaboration between the UBC Sustainability Initiative and the Climate Hub – is an innovative new program to integrate climate-related content into undergraduate classes by connecting UBC course instructors with climate change and climate justice experts from the...

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