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Human Well-being & Social Systems
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Starting Feb 7, 2022, the Sustainability Hub will host Sustainable Fashion Week - a week long series of virtual events and workshops, including a special talk by fashion consultant and author, Aja Barber.

Santa Ono: At the University of British Columbia, we are committed to doing our part to address the climate crisis

Climate Change & Energy
Policy, Economics & Governance

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

Human Well-being & Social Systems
Natural Resources

UBC Researchers are Helping Communities Prepare for the Effects of Climate Change

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Paid summer internships to help protect BC’s most vital river

Ecological Systems
Natural Resources

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This article originally appeared in UBC Engineering on 23 July 2019. Two UBC Faculty of Applied Science projects aimed at delivering innovative energy solutions will receive support from Natural Resources Canada, the Government of Canada announced today . A project led by the UBC Clean Energy...
This article by Clare Hennig originally appeared in CBC News on 16 July 2019. Conferences and research trips are a big part of life for many professors but a growing number of academics are concerned about the environmental impact of all of the air travel. Hundreds of people from around the world...
Calling all artists! Submit your design idea before July 28 for a pride-themed installation at the UBC Pride event on September 6, 2019. Use your imagination to build pride, inclusion and Positive Space at UBC! The design competition is open to all UBC students, faculty, staff and residents. Apply...
“To lead globally and locally in sustainability and wellbeing across our campus and communities” ~ UBC Strategic Plan While the above may seem like a lofty target, the champions who attended the annual Sustainability Soirée in June are well on their way to making this goal a reality. This year's...
This article by Kevin Jiang originally appeared in the The Ubyssey on 19 June 2019. C-Shore, an airy pavilion of red cedar situated before the Martha Piper fountain, has finally finished construction. C-Shore’s construction was overseen from start to finish by students enrolled in a two-term design...
This article by Kenneth Chan originally appeared in Daily Hive on 15 May 2019. The University of British Columbia’s recently completed Campus Energy Centre (CES) has won national recognition for its leading-edge sustainable design. CES has won the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s 2019...
This article originally appeared on Vernon Morning Star on May 7, 2019. B.C.’s forests and watersheds have taken a beating over the past few years. Wildfires, floods, landslides and pests such as the Mountain Pine Beetle have all had significant environmental and socio-economic impacts on...
This article originally appeared on CBC News on May 10, 2019. The streak of unusually hot, sunny weather in Metro Vancouver has some people happily hitting the beach. For others, the daily reports of warm weather are a major worry. In a province that faces dramatic floods and fires, climate change...
This radio interview originally appeared on CBC News The Early Edition on May 3 2019. A group of students at the University of British Columbia has facilitated climate change workshops at two high schools in Vancouver to help teenagers feel empowered about the future of the planet, rather than...
This article by Matt McGrath, including interview with UBC's Kai Chan, a co-ordinating lead author of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) report, originally appeared on BBC News on 6 May 2019. On land, in the seas, in the sky, the devastating...

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