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Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Climate Equity Action and Resilience (CLEAR) was created by the UBC Sustainability Hub and the UBC Learning Exchange, working with four DTES community organizations. The project will help the university to understand how to share its research while...

2023 Climate and Wellbeing Education Grants Unveiled!

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Addressing the Impacts of Canadian Mining on Communities in Africa

Human Well-being & Social Systems
Natural Resources
Policy, Economics & Governance

Should the Fraser River Estuary have legal rights?

Ecological Systems
Natural Resources
Policy, Economics & Governance

Telling Stories: The Humanities in an Age of Planetary Agenda-Setting

Climate Change & Energy
Ecological Systems
Human Well-being & Social Systems

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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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UBC WasteNauts is a solutions-driven Engineering Design Team that encompasses sustainability in its engineering design processes and principles towards contributing to a more circular economy. Their goal? To radically minimize waste on our planet by applying knowledge from all fields to transform...
The Sustainability Hub would like to congratulate the recipients of 2022 Climate Education Grants, supporting faculty members who are looking to enhance their courses with climate change-related content.
Excerpt from an interview with Annie Montague, Department of Educational Studies (MA), on how developing nature-based activities at the UBC Learning Exchange combined academics, career and community. Read the full story and learn more about the UBC Learning Exchange . What did you do at the...
Part of SDG Week 2022, an event series hosted by UBC Sustainability Ambassadors centered around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the Ambassador Circular Economy team hosted the Visualizing Circular Economies competition, to address SDG Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and...
This article by Emily Chung originally appeared on CBC News on March 09, 2022. Features climate justice issues highlighted by Temitope Onifade, International Doctoral Fellow, a Liu Scholar and a Vanier Scholar at UBC, and author of a Canadian Climate Law Initiative report on fossil fuel subsidies...
With the return to campus and students preparing for mid-terms, there was a buzz building at UBC leading into the week of February 14. No doubt, some of that buzz was reverberating from the sounding of “Code Red” alarms, signalling the urgent need to act on the climate crisis.
In support of commitments to significantly deepen GHG emissions reductions via UBC’s Climate Action Plan 2030 , and the Sustainability Hub’s new five-year plan focused on bridging the academy and campus operations, staff and faculty have created a new open data platform to amplify achievements,...
Four new Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) sustainability projects have just been awarded a share of $200,000 in funding, and will be set in motion this year on the UBC Vancouver campus. These projects illustrate the diversity of sustainability research at UBC, ranging from insect sticky traps to...
The below is a short extract from a feature length article by Josh Kozelj originally published by The Ubyssey on October 13, 2021. After years of stalled attempts to negotiate and jumpstart the salmon population with local city and governmental groups who monitored the Coquitlam River in early 2000...

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