UBC Reports | Vol. 57 | No. 10 | Nov. 3, 2011
Living laboratory will advance sustainability research and innovation
A theatre in the new CIRS allows users to experience future scenarios
UBC Master of Clean Energy Engineering students learn in UBC neighborhoods
The signs of a growing residential community on UBC’s Vancouver campus are everywhere, but numbers speak even louder to the sustainability aspirations of UTown@UBC.
Kera McArthur and Basil Waugh
UBC—essentially, a city of 70,000 people—is taking steps to completely eliminate institutional greenhouse gases in Vancouver by 2050.
Harnessing sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into cleaner fuels
Lorraine Chan and ErinRose Handy
Students learn through partnership with China’s top green building developer
The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm hosts a number of indigenous food security initiatives that are seeding social sustainability through the elements of water, earth and community.
As UBC and other universities strive to reduce their greenhouse emissions over the coming decades, one faculty member is determined to hit a far more ambitious goal – creating a completely carbon-free university, now.
Geothermal technology expands to academic buildings on the Okanagan Campus
Reflections on academic life. A UBC expert participates in Al Gore’s 24-hour climate reality project
Prof. Simon Donner