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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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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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Consumer behavior is crucial when it comes to sustainability, and companies that ignore this can miss out on an opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment. But what are some of the most common misconceptions that companies have about consumer behavior in relation to sustainability,...
There are two awards under four categories: undergraduate-student, graduate-student, staff, and faculty. Any UBC member can nominate another UBC member who has demonstrated engagement in the categories listed in the following criteria. Award recipients will be recognized at the Sustainability...
Join the Sustainability Hub, UBC Climate Hub, or Campus + Community Planning through UBC's Work Learn program . From addressing the climate emergency to supporting research and knowledge mobilization, we have plenty of opportunities for you to integrate sustainability into your work. Sustainability...
Amidst mounting concerns over the environment and sustainability, researchers across diverse disciplines are tirelessly exploring innovative solutions to tackle these pressing global issues. Their efforts span a wide range of areas, from developing eco-friendly materials to reducing greenhouse gas...
Colleges and institutes Canada (CICan), SDSN Canada hosted by the University of Waterloo, and the Sustainability Hub at UBC, today, officially opened the first-ever SDG Week Canada . Modelled after the United Nations’ Global Goals Week, SDG Week Canada is a chance to showcase and accelerate action...
The Sustainability Scholars Program, part of the Teaching, Learning & Student Engagement (TLSE) group at the Sustainability Hub, is an innovative paid internship program that matches UBC graduate students with on- and off-campus sustainability partners to work on applied research projects that...
Professor Roland Stull, a leading expert in the field of forest fires and climate, has recently launched a new course, "ATSC 413: Forest Fire Weather and Climate," which focuses on the complex interactions between weather patterns, climate change, and the occurrence of forest fires. The course is...
The Campus as a Living Lab Fund Competition is helping UBC researchers test new ideas to support climate action, resilient systems, sustainable places and communities, and health and wellbeing. Our 2022 CLL Fund Competition received applications from faculty and staff in over 23 different...
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...

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