February 16, 2017 - 12:30am to 1:30am
Forests and forest products can be a major piece of the low-carbon puzzle.
British Columbia's forests and forestry products have a large impact on provincial CO2 emissions, through both their ability to store and release carbon into the atmosphere. So what are the opportunities to manage forests and wood products with the goal of reducing emissions? And how might climate change impacts interact with carbon-focused forest management goals?
February 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
January 18, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
January 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Over the past several months the Trudeau government has made some major choices about energy and environmental policy for Canada: it rejected one oil sands pipeline, approved two, and came to an agreement with the provinces on a climate plan that makes substantial progress towards meeting Canada’s international targets. This panel of UBC experts and community representatives assesses these decisions and discusses what’s next.
January 6, 2017 - 11:00am
December 9, 2016 - 12:30pm
What happened at COP22 and what does it mean for global cooperation on climate change?
December 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
Climate change has been called “the biggest global health threat of the 21st century” by the first Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change, while the second Lancet Commission in 2015 stated: “The effects of climate change are being felt today, and future projections represent an unacceptably high and potentially catastrophic risk to human health.”
December 1, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
November 30, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm