March 15, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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?
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?
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.
March 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Immerse yourself in a classic Northwest Legend featuring incredible and original illustrations by world-renowned printmaker, painter, carver, author, Roy Henry Vickers.
February 16, 2017 - 12:30am to 1:30am
Forests and forest products can be a major piece of the low-carbon puzzle.
February 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Join us for this lunchtime seminar - lunch will be provided.
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