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The following message was broadcast by Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor, on November 4, 2021. Dear members of the UBC community: I would like to begin by acknowledging that I am speaking to you from the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Musqueam people. COP26, the 26 th...
Juvarya Veltkamp is the Director, Canada Climate Law Initiative , Peter A. Allard School of Law; and a UBC delegate to COP26. The Importance of COP26 I’m writing from Glasgow this week, where there is a lot at stake with the United Nations climate negotiations currently underway, commonly known as...
In the run up to ‘What’s at Stake?’ – an event taking a deep dive into the world of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) – the UBC Sustainability Initiative connected Anjali Appadurai from Sierra Club BC with CKNW news to discuss the issues in this live-air broadcast.
COVID-19 Safety Information for CIrs Events Welcome back to the CIRS! To ensure all events are safe, CIRS has issued safety protocol in line with BC government mandated regulations. The health and safety of our staff and all visitors continues to be of the utmost importance to us. As we begin to...
UBC’s first ever Student Research Climate Slamposium was initiated and led by the UBC Sustainability Initiative and Climate Hub @ UBC, in partnership with UBC Campus and Community Planning and UBC Center for Community Engaged Learning on October 15, following a two-day faculty-focused Climate...
Recognizing the lack of diverse voices and perspectives in climate conversations, UBC students Sitashma Thapa and Simone Rawal launched 'Anthropause', a podcast amplifying voices from the Global South.
The following announcement was made by Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor, UBC, on October 5, 2021. I am pleased to announce that, following an open competition for all students, faculty, and staff, UBC is sending a delegation of eight to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference...
This article was originally published by Capital Current. The Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a joint report on the two issues in July. “I think there’s this symbolic...
This article was originally published by The Narwhal on September 24, 2021. Plans to log old-growth forests in west-central Alberta, destroying habitat for some of Canada’s most threatened caribou herds, have sparked an outcry in the province. West Fraser Mills , a multinational wood products firm...

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