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Climate Change & Energy
Policy, Economics & Governance
It’s go time. Sue. Big. Oil. In July 2022, Vancouver city councillors voted 6-5 in support of a motion to set aside about $700,000 — roughly $1 per every Vancouver resident — to fund litigation against Canada’s biggest producers of oil and gas. Join...

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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Launched in 2018, UC3 member universities combine their expertise, knowledge, and resources to tackle and accelerate climate action. Fostering cross-sector collaboration, the initiative hopes to solve the multifaceted problem of Climate Change. UC3 universities commit to: Taking bold action on...
Welcome to our first episode of a new podcast series called F is for Faculty . 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...
Originally published June 6, 2022 by Peter A. Allard School of Law The Office of the Dean and Vice-Provost of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is pleased to announce the latest winner of the Killam Connection competition. “Heavy Metal” is a new collaborative course, jointly sponsored by the School...
The organization’s topmost decision-making body is meeting next week, June 12 to 15, and almost 500 scientists have urged it take steps to protect fish stocks for the future. Dr. Rashid Sumaila ( he/him ), professor in UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, discusses what subsidies need to...
Researchers created the first global map of where mammals are most likely to move between protected areas, such as national parks and nature reserves. Lead author Dr. Angela Brennan, a research associate at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, says she hopes the data will...
In one of the first large-scale studies to measure the real-world usage of these devices, UBC transportation researchers found that most other road users are comfortable sharing cycling lanes and off-street paths with these new modes of transport—despite some misperceptions of how fast these...
At a time when most people are closely watching the weather, a unique project coming to UBC’s Vancouver campus could become the blueprint for forecasting insect activity across the city. This summer, researchers plan to set up 60-70 unique cameras across the UBC Vancouver campus and the UBC Farm...
Independent non-profit research institute The C.D. Howe Institute ranked UBC first in Climate Change and Endowment Activities, tied for top score with McMaster University, with an overall score of 4.2. UBC also placed first in Climate-change Governance practices, scoring 4.9 out of 5.0. In 2020,...
Words by Linda Nowlan, cover image courtesy of Giguere, Wildlife Infometrics Clayton Lamb is a wildlife scientist at UBCO and a Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow. His recent co-authored publication on Indigenous-led conservation of the recovery of an endangered subpopulation of southern mountain...
Climate anxiety can take a toll on mental health and worsen existing mental health conditions among people who are anxious about climate change. UBC graduate student Natania Abebe , a registered nurse and mental health advocate, worked with other students and faculty experts at UBC to create a...

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