Posts Tagged ‘University Sustainability Initiative’

Just being in a green building makes people act more sustainably, say UBC Psych. Prof. Alan Kingstone, Alessandra DiGiacomo and David Wu. Martin Dee Photograph

Sustainable by design

Mar. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

A UBC study finds that the greener the building, the greener its inhabitants

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UBC School of Community and Regional Planning student Katie O’Callaghan is a UBC-City of Vancouver Greenest City Scholar. Martin Dee Photograph

Idling on the job

Feb. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Grad student helps the VPD to reduce squad car emissions

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UBC and Fraunhofer Society enter $4.9 million clean energy partnership

Jan. 15, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A $4.9-million research partnership between UBC and Germany’s Fraunhofer Society – Europe’s largest applied research institution – will advance clean energy research in five critical areas, from wind energy to zero emission vehicles.

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Players take the role of the mayor of Future Delta, racing to stave off flooding before the city runs out of energy.

Save your city!

Nov. 1, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

UBC researchers have created a video game to help community members prepare for the impacts of climate change.

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