Department of Geography
Owners of the priciest properties in Vancouver pay very little income tax, UBC study finds
A new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business shows that owners of $3.7-million homes in Vancouver pay just $15,800 in income tax.
Jan 27, 2023
UBC experts on flooding and extreme weather
UBC experts experts are available to comment on flooding and extreme weather.
Nov 15, 2021
UBC experts on the U.S. reopening its border to Canadian travellers
The U.S. border will reopen to fully vaccinated Canadian travellers on Nov. 8. UBC experts are available to comment.
Oct 15, 2021
UBC experts on 2021 Canadian federal election
UBC experts are available to comment on various election issues.
Sep 21, 2021
Climate activists Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis join UBC
World-renowned climate activists and journalists Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis are joining the faculty at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Geography.
Jun 23, 2021
Canada’s high school curricula not giving students full picture of climate change: UBC study
Canada’s high school students may not be getting enough information on the negative impacts of climate change, scientific consensus behind human-caused warming or climate solutions, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and Lund University.
Jul 18, 2019
UBC experts on B.C. climate plan
The B.C. government is set to unveil a new climate plan today.
Dec 5, 2018
Trees can make or break city weather
Even a single urban tree can help moderate wind speeds and keep pedestrians comfortable as they walk down the street, according to a new UBC study.
Jul 26, 2017
UBC experts on national housing report
The federal government is expected to release its housing report on Nov. 22, which is also National Housing Day. UBC experts are available to comment.
Nov 21, 2016
Evolution drives how fast plants could migrate with climate change: UBC study
New research from the University of British Columbia suggests evolution is a driving mechanism behind plant migration, and that scientists may be underestimating how quickly species can move.
Jul 28, 2016