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Climate Change & Energy
Policy, Economics & Governance
Who pays for climate breakdown? Is Biden going to COP27 to clinch a climate deal? Will the voices of Indigenous leaders, youth activists, civil society actors, and more be heard? Join UBC student and faculty delegates on-the-ground at COP27 in...

Nature is Right- Legal Recognition of Nature’s Rights

Ecological Systems
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Natural Resources

Engagement Recap: Re-storying our Relations with the Natural World – Mother Trees Forest Walk

Ecological Systems
Human Well-being & Social Systems

UBC strengthens track record as global sustainability leader in higher education

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Podcast: F is for Faculty - Dr. Jiaying Zhao

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

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PODCAST: F IS FOR FACULTY

A podcast series on sustainability and climate action brought to you by the Sustainability Hub. In each episode, we’ll introduce you to what a UBC faculty member is doing to advance sustainability and climate action through research and teaching, and they’ll tell you what they want you to DO with all this new knowledge.

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Words by Bodhi Patil (United Nations Ocean-Climate Leader), photo courtesy of Sebastian Velasquez (Surf Club President and Orca Expert) On October 14, UBC Surf Club , Ocean Uprise , and community partners hosted a screening of Coextinction , an Indigenous-led storytelling session, and afterparty...
Cover photo : Alberta tar sands. Words by Cait Murphy Calls for an international treaty to stop production of coal, oil, and gas have been gaining momentum. On October 20, in a resolution on COP27 , the EU Parliament asked that European states begin to develop a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty...
Cover photo : Flooding in Pano Aqil, Pakistan, 2022. Words by Linda Nowlan Climate Action Network International’s Harjeet Singh says “Loss and damages” or more international financing to pay for losses due to climate catastrophes will be a make-or-break issue for COP27. Egypt, COP’s host country...
Words by Cait Murphy Egyptian civil society and activists have launched the slogans “No #ClimateJustice Without #HumanRights” and “No climate justice without open civic space” ahead of this year’s UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP27). The slogans are a reference to host country Egypt’s...
I am pleased to announce that following the second annual open competition, UBC’s largest ever delegation of students, faculty, and staff will attend the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, this November. By participating in the COP as...
This year, the CLL Fund Competition will provide seed funding of up to $50,000 for 4 to 6 innovative projects in one of four priority areas. 1. Climate Action: Demonstration of innovation that seeks to combat climate change, through measures such as the reduction of GHG emissions, non-renewable...
The introduction of Canada Geese in B.C. has led to the overgrazing of wetlands, negatively affecting biodiversity and flood protection in our estuaries. Dominic Janus led a tour of the Pacific Spirit Park foreshore on unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm territory (Musqueam), to show us firsthand the how these...
Join the Sustainability Hub, Climate Hub, or Campus + Community Planning through UBC's Work Learn program . From addressing the climate emergency to supporting research and knowledge mobilization, we have plenty of opportunities for you to integrate sustainability into your work. Sustainability Hub...
Words by Gä̀gala-ƛ̓iƛ̓ətko (Nadia Joe), Co-Manager, Climate Emergency Response, Sustainability Hub As we confront the climate emergency, we must deeply question the dominant narrative that pursues unlimited growth rooted in unrestrained colonial and capitalist paradigms. But can we reimagine new...

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