Posts Tagged ‘greenhouse gases’

UBC opens North America’s ‘greenest’ building to advance sustainability research and innovation

Nov. 3, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

UBC has opened the most sustainable building in North America, a $37-million “living laboratory” that will help to regenerate the environment and advance research and innovation on global sustainability challenges.

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Auto-rickshaw. Photo credit: Conor Reynolds

Clean fuel worsens climate impacts for some vehicle engines: UBC study

Mar. 1, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A pioneering program by one of the world’s largest cities to switch its vehicle fleet to clean fuel has not significantly improved harmful vehicle emissions in more than 5,000 vehicles – and worsened some vehicles’ climate impacts – a new UBC study finds.

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