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Overhaul your carbon footprint: These are the most impactful choices you can make

UBC psychologist Jiaying Zhao, Canada Research Chair in behavioural sustainability, spoke about carbon footprint and which aspects of our daily lives contribute to climate change.

Dr. Hannah Wittman Awarded UBC Killam Research Fellowship

Dr. Hannah Wittman Awarded UBC Killam Research Fellowship

  Congratulations to Dr. Hannah Wittman, Professor at the UBC Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) and the UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems (LFS), for being awarded a UBC Killam Research Fellowship.

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UBC Women in Science: Amanda Giang

For the days leading up to International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UBC Science is featuring 10 women researchers who are making their mark at UBC and beyond. Dr. Amanda Giang, a UBC IRES and Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor is the 6th feature for this #WomenInScience campaign!

Bridging science and policy: UBC scientists are building relationships with Canada’s political leaders

Q&A with Dr. Jiaying Zhao, Associate Professor, UBC Department of Psychology and UBC Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, on a new partnership program, Science Meets Parliament (SMP), where scientific delegates met directly with policy decision-makers for the first time in Canadian history.

Understanding The Great Climate Science Scenario Debate

Forbes quoted Justin Ritchie and Hadi Dowlatabadi from UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at UBC, about the RCP8.5 pathway.

We may avoid the very worst climate scenario. But the next-worst is still pretty awful.

Hadi Dowlatabadi, a professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at UBC, says the levels of coal use in the high-end warming scenario were always implausible given the world’s coal reserves.

Ottawa closer to single-use plastic ban after finishing science assessment

UBC environmental lawyer David Boyd says Canada needs to take action to match the rhetoric about the single-use plastic ban.

INSTRUCTOR OPPORTUNITY FOR 2 WEEK SUMMER PROGRAM

INSTRUCTOR OPPORTUNITY FOR 2 WEEK SUMMER PROGRAM

    Future Global Leaders is a Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15 – 18 run by Extended Learning. The two-week course (July 26th – August 8th) includes three hours of morning classes and afternoon workshops focused on University preparation and social activities.  IRES offers one class entitled ‘Introduction to Climate Change and […]