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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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Colonialism is the greatest threat to global health in the 21 st century. Colonialism, after all, is the root cause of climate change. Colonialism is the policy or practice of domination over a people/area, settler occupation and economic exploitation. Colonialism created Canada. Colonialism...
As part of the Sustainability Hub 's mission to support faculty from across disciplines who are working to integrate sustainability and climate change content in their teaching so that their students can become agents of change in the world, Climate Education Grants offer funding for faculty...
[Original source article: ECOP Programme ] Bodhi Patil is a young ocean climate solutionist passionate about the interconnection between Ocean Health and Human Health (OHHH). As the founder of Inner Light , co-creator of @oceanuprise , co-founder of Sea Dragon Studios – One World Breath , co-winner...
Fresh from Sharm El Sheikh, COP27 delegates including students, faculty and staff from Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia reflect on their experiences at the global centre of decision making over our collective climate future. On Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. (PST), COP27...
Over the past few decades, biodiversity has been declining at an alarming rate. With species threatened by extinction making up roughly 25% of the IUCN Red List alone , it’s clear that biodiversity loss can have severe ramifications for our ecosystems, and consequentially — human survival...
This article by Cheryl Chan originally appeared in the Vancouver Sun on November 8, 2022. UBC instructor Tara Ivanochko knew there was a demand to learn how to prepare and respond to the climate emergency. But she didn’t expect all 60 spots for an inaugural certificate program on climate change to...
On October 28th, at a lively showcase event at Vancouver City Hall, three graduate students working with City mentors through the Sustainability Scholars Program shared their key research findings with the City’s Leadership Team. Between May and Aug 2022, City of Vancouver staff mentored 17 UBC...
This segment originally appeared on Global News Television , on November 6, 2022. Watch the report British Columbians by now are aware of how catastrophic climate change can be after experiencing extreme storms and wildfire seasons in recent years. Its effects are also now the focus of a new area...
Welcome to 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. This week, we met Dr. Jiaying Zhao, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Institute for Resources...

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