We aim to share what we learn on campus through meaningful engagement activities with partners across our region, and with universities around the world. Sign up for UBC Sustainability’s Newsletter, see our list of other sustainability newsletters at UBC, and explore the world of sustainability at UBC.

Human Well-being & Social Systems
Production, Consumption & Waste

UBC acquires federal funding for solar-paneled parkade and net-zero housing

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy

Federal investment will help UBC further 'smart city' ambitions

Climate Change & Energy

UBC-led project combats emissions by locking carbon dioxide in mine waste

Climate Change & Energy
Production, Consumption & Waste

THE ranks UBC #1 in climate change action and sustainable cities

Climate Change & Energy

NEVER MISS A BEAT

Sign up for UBC Sustainability’s Newsletter to be the first to find out about sustainability-related events, courses, research, internships, funding, volunteering, and other opportunities.

More News

Angelica Poversky and Kelsey McDougall, creators of Green Flux , talk about the upcoming art competition and how they conceived the idea. In a nutshell, what is the Green Flux competition? The Green Flux competition is an opportunity for students to submit multi-media artwork (photography, spoken...
Sean Pander, green buildings program manager with the City of Vancouver and UBC alumni, shares with us his views on the future of building green. What is the biggest problem you’re trying to solve in the green building sector? It mostly comes down to the journey to zero emissions buildings. In...
For a second time in six years, the University of British Columbia (UBC) was honoured with a Sustainability Award from APPA : Leadership in Educational Facilities. The award recognizes efforts to embed sustainable policies and practices across the institution. “We’re honoured to receive this award...
Vincent Chiu, a third-year student in the Department of Psychology and 2016 UBC Sustainability Ambassador, shares how he is enhancing his education through sustainability courses and experiences. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A: Hello, my name is Vincent Chui. I am about to enter my third...
Mauricio Lozano, founder of Faculty Brewing Co. and UBC Master of Food Science alumnus talks about his passion for learning about sustainability and how he is working to create a more sustainable brewery. Q. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Hello, my name is Mauricio Lozano. I am the owner of...
We caught up with Veronika Bylicki, a recent UBC graduate, to find out more about her sustainability education at UBC and what advice she would give to incoming students about getting involved. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A: Hello, my name is Veronika Bylicki. I just graduated with a...
When it comes to tamping down on emissions in the building sector, the future is passive. Passive Houses, ultra-efficient dwellings that use a fraction of the energy used to heat regular homes, are increasingly seen as a solution to rising greenhouse gas emissions as cities take the lead on...
As urban centres go, Vancouver is an eco-warrior’s haven. But in terms of hard numbers, according to a new report out of Simon Fraser University, the city doesn’t quite live up to its reputation: it gets only 30 per cent of its energy from renewable sources. That report suggests a two-pronged...

Pages