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Global climate change: can the next generation avert a catastrophe?

March 18, 2017 - 8:15pm

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This is a DAL GRAUER MEMORIAL LECTURE featuring:

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Towards a Circular City

March 15, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

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A circular economy aims to replace a traditional linear “take-make-waste” economy with one that is “restorative and regenerative by design”. While this approach has been primarily championed by businesses, cities are also in a position to capitalize on the benefits of a circular economy. But, what does a municipal approach to a circular economy look like? What are the opportunities and barriers, and which examples should cities follow?

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Resiliency and YOU in a climate unsteady future

March 9, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Can cities have the foresight to adopt preventive measures before disaster strikes as we shift into a climate unsteady future?

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New Climate Economy: the business case for municipal and citizen climate change action

March 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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What is the economic case for low carbon development in cities? What are the most cost and carbon effective options for different sectors and the best ways of reaching low carbon targets? These questions are being examined in multiple cities around the world.

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UBC Reads Sustainability Present Roy Henry Vickers Telling Peace Dancer

March 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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Immerse yourself in a classic Northwest Legend featuring incredible and original illustrations by world-renowned printmaker, painter, carver, author, Roy Henry Vickers.

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Can British Columbia's forests help to reduce emissions?

February 16, 2017 - 12:30am to 1:30am

 

Forests and forest products can be a major piece of the low-carbon puzzle.

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Implications of future development pathways for the risks of climate change

February 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

 

Join us for this lunchtime seminar - lunch will be provided. 

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The health risks of a changing climate

February 1, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

 

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