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Why climate change education needs more empathy

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

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Sarah Kamal and George Benson: The fires were just the beginning, welcome to the age of climate displacement

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Student Directed Seminar on UBC's Sustainability Performance

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It’s time to value the greenhouse gas-trapping potential of mine waste and start making money from it. That is the thinking of mining engineer and geologist Michael Hitch of the University of British Columbia (UBC). Hitch studies the value of mine waste rock for its CO2-sequestration potential, or...
Basil Waugh It is 2030 and rising ocean levels are threatening to flood low-lying Metro Vancouver neighborhoods. Welcome to Future Delta, a new videogame created by UBC researchers to help the citizens of Delta, B.C. reduce their carbon footprint and prepare for climate change, including major...
Your sustainable and artistic creation could grace the walls of the New SUB. The Alma Mater Society would like to showcase student artwork in the New SUB which engages the campus community by creating an inspiring atmosphere and promoting sustainability. Sustainability-themed art embodies the AMS’s...
UBC Recreation students explore and learn about sustainability at the Sustainability Education Resource Centre, CIRS. On Friday, October 12th Common Energy , in partnership with the UBC Sustainability Ambassadors and the Sustainability in Rez programme ran a sustainability-themed station for UBC...
Since 2001 UBC has made great strides in food system sustainability. One key driver behind this movement is the UBC Food System Project (UBCFSP). The UBCFSP is a collaborative project initiated between Campus Sustainability SEEDS Program and the Faculty of Land and Food Systems in 2001. The main...
UBC recognizes that improving the quality of our public realm enhances the educational experience and nurtures outdoor learning. It also recognizes that navigating around the Vancouver campus is a bit of a pain right now. In the lead-up to this academic year, a series of new pedestrian pathways,...
Students in UBC’s Totem Park and Place Vanier residences are ready to Do It in the Dark from November 5 – 23rd. UBC’s 3rd annual energy and water conservation competition will see each residence house compete for bragging rights and prizes by achieving the greatest energy savings or highest...
A dedicated group of UBC Okanagan students are committing their free time this fall to salvage and deliver fresh, local produce to the Kelowna Community Food Bank that would otherwise be left to drop from trees and go to waste. This is the second year the UBC Okanagan Food Rescue Club will be...
Film crews from CTV and CBC television were on campus today (October 26) to see firsthand a UBC invention that has the potential to rid the world of pesky electric charging cables. University of British Columbia researcher Lorne Whitehead and his team have invented a safe, efficient technology to...
A partnership between UBC, Nexterra Systems and General Electric (GE), the Bioenergy Research and Demonstration Facility is a $27-million project that uses new technology to create heat and electricity from clean, woody biomass such as wood chips and the “leftovers” from wood manufacturing plants...

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