Library Resources for British Columbia, Canada and Internationally.  

Keywords: Policy, Natural resources, Agriculture
Link to Resource: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/c.php?g=306849&p=5068048

Toolkits and Guides
UBC Library

This guide is intended primarily for business students researching sustainable (or green) business topics.  It may also be useful to students in other disciplines.

Keywords: Construction, Governance, Energy
Link to Resource: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/sustainable/sustainable_business

Toolkits and Guides
UBC Library

Climate change is the most significant threat globally and a key area of research in almost every discipline. This guide offers resources for researching climate change as well as news and UBC specific information.

Keywords: Climate research, UBC milestones,  
Link to Resource: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/climate

Toolkits and Guides
UBC Library

The Library #Climate Action Team (L#CAT) was formed to address the existential threat posed by climate change within the UBC Library context. L#CAT works to identify and implement UBC strategic priorities and recommendations laid out in the UBC Declaration on the Climate Emergency, UBC Climate Emergency Task Force report, and the Climate Action Plan 2030.

Keywords: Sustainable Travel, Climate Action, Learning Resources  
Link to Resource: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/climate/ubclibrary

Web-based Resources
UBC Library

 This series showcases brief, 1-minute videos featuring EOAS graduate students and faculty debunking widespread misconceptions about Earth's climate.

Keywords: Weather, Climate Models, Climate Change
Link to Resource: https://www.eoas.ubc.ca/climate-crisis/eoas-climate-myth-busters-video-s...

Multi-media (Videos, Podcasts)
2023
UBC EOAS

The climate crisis colloquia series, running from January 13th to February 17th, 2022, is a series of talks exploring the intersections between earth science and a society-spanning response to the climate crisis.  

Keywords: Climate Change, Energy, Society
Link to Resource: https://www.eoas.ubc.ca/climate-crisis/eoas-climate-colloquia

Multi-media (Videos, Podcasts)
2022
UBC EOAS

Discover the climate resources curated by the EOAS Climate Emergency Committee, including the EOAS Carbon Offset Short Guide, sustainable travel guidance, one-stop climate science resources, and skills to navigate through climate anxiety.

Keywords: Climate Science, Climate Anxiety, Sustainabile Travel
Link to Resource: https://www.eoas.ubc.ca/climate-crisis/climate-resources

Web-based Resources

Course instructors are encouraged to use this website to connect and collaborate with CTC climate experts from across the UBC campus who can share their unique expertise with the instructor’s students as guest lecturers.

Keywords: Education, Climate Change, Climate Justice  
Link to Resource: https://ubcclimatehub.ca/project/climate-teaching-connector/

Web-based Resources
2021
UBC Climate Hub

This resource is for everyone looking to creat space to talk about climate change, as well as
anyone interested in bringing climate justice, trauma-informed pedagogy or a resilience lens
into their network or practice.

Keywords: Climate Grief, Wellbeing, Education
Link to Resource: https://ubcclimatehub.ca/project/climate-doom-to-messy-hope-climate-heal...

Toolkits and Guides
2022
UBC Climate Hub

Here, faculty members will find tools to help support student wellbeing in learning environments.

Keywords: Wellbeing, Student Support, Student Motivation
Link to Resource: https://wellbeing.ubc.ca/tools-and-resources/teaching-learning-resources

Web-based Resources
UBC Wellbeing

This paper reports on a second set of engagement processes focused on developing the first stage of EESD degree-level learning outcomes that, in turn, aim to guide course redevelopment within the engineering programs

Keywords: Education, Engineering,  
Link to Resource: https://open.library.ubc.ca/soa/cIRcle/collections/52657/items/1.0064739

Journal Article
2015
Danielle Salvatore, Naoko Ellis, Susan Nesbit, and Peter Ostafichuk

The aim of this project is to develop an interactive online textbook with open educational resources (OER) for teaching geomatics across UBC faculties. Existing OER geomatics textbooks are flat: they lack interactive examples, tools, and case studies that make cutting-edge geomatics so engaging.

Keywords: Interactive Education, Geomatics,  
Link to Resource: https://eml.ubc.ca/projects/oer-geomatics/

Textbook/Books/Reports
2022
OER Geomatics

In this paper, we share the story, consider the challenges and imagine the possibilities as we work to transform teacher education with sustainability in mind.

Keywords: Education, Place-Based Learning, Sustainability learning pathways
Link to Resource: https://cjee.lakeheadu.ca/article/view/1641

Journal Article
2020
Patrick AB Robertson, Robert VanWynsberghe, Bruce Ford

Part 1 of this paper presents four approaches UBC instructors used to insert sustainability content into different types of large, first year courses. In order to help instructors employ teaching methods that support sustainability learning, Part 2 of this paper summarizes a range of pedagogies that relate to sustainability and transformative education.

Keywords: Education, Case studies, Teaching Tools

Textbook/Books/Reports
2014
2013-2014 USI Teaching Fellows: Don Krug, Tara Ivanochko, Loch Brown, Naoko Ellis, David Tindall

This document provides additional information about each attribute with additional learning objectives, examples from UBC and beyond, as well as some potential assessment tools which could be used to help develop, and then assess students understanding of these key sustainability concepts.

Keywords: Education, Holism, Positive Change  

Textbook/Books/Reports
2013
USI Teaching and Learning Fellows: Gary Bradfield, Anneliese Schultz, Gregory Dake

The Just Food Educational Resource aims to provide teaching and learning resources for enhancing equity competencies of instructors and students using food systems as a platform for engagement.  

Keywords: Food Justice, Food Systems, Education
Link to Resource: https://justfood.landfood.ubc.ca/

Web-based Resources
Just Food UBC

This platform contains a number of biodiversity maps here on UBC's Vancouver campus.  Here, users can browse through spatial data to learn more about organisms and habitats found here on campus and make their own unique maps using the various layers from existing maps

Keywords: Biodiversity, Ecology, Conservation
Link to Resource: https://portal.gis.ubc.ca/arcgis/apps/experiencebuilder/experience/?id=8...

Web-based Resources
2016
UBC Campus Biodiversity Data Hub

The case study walks the learner through an introduction to how climate change further exacerbates wildfire occurrence, alongside the myriad health impacts that stem from wildfire smoke exposure. Notable importance is given to the need to advocate for Indigenous Sovereignty and traditional ways of knowing around wildfire management

Keywords: Wildfires, Climate Change, Indigenous Sovereignty
Link to Resource: https://oer.open.ubc.ca/understanding-wildfires-a-case-study-for-british...

Textbook/Books/Reports
2022
Raluca Radu and Aubree A. McAtee

Phylo is a card game that makes use of the wonderful, complex, and inspiring things that inform the notion of biodiversity; and an exercise in crowd-sourcing, open access, and open game development.

Keywords: Biodiversity, Ecology, Interactive Education
Link to Resource: https://oer.open.ubc.ca/phylo-the-trading-card-game/

Course Activities & Assignments
2010
David Ng

Six videos cover topics of pollination, sustainable fisheries, invasive species, wildfire management, water resources and alternative energy production. These video prompted in-class activities provide an opportunity to bring to community voices and perspectives into the classroom while developing scientific thinking.

Keywords: Biofuels, Fisheries, Crop pollination
Link to Resource: https://oer.open.ubc.ca/asking-scientific-questions/

Course Activities & Assignments
Tara Ivanochko

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