Events Archive

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

March 18, 2017 - 8:15pm



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Towards a Circular City

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


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Resiliency and YOU in a climate unsteady future

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


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



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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Pipelines and Climate Policy: Where are We Now?

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. 

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