How the largest migration on Earth might help combat climate change
What does the mysterious migration of the gelatinous salp have to do with reducing atmospheric carbon? A UBC student will set sail next week in the hopes of finding out.
Sep 21, 2022
Atmospheric pressure impacts greenhouse gas emissions from leaky oil and gas wells: UBC study
Fluctuations in atmospheric pressure can heavily influence how much natural gas leaks from wells below the ground surface at oil and gas sites, according to new University of British Columbia research.
Oct 18, 2019
UBC-led project combats emissions by locking carbon dioxide in mine waste
Two Canadian mines will pilot University of British Columbia-led research that combats greenhouse gas emissions by trapping carbon dioxide in mine tailings, the waste left over from ore mining.
Jul 23, 2019
UBC named top Canadian university in sustainability
UBC’s Vancouver campus has earned the highest rating among Canadian universities for sustainability.
Oct 27, 2015
Canada pledges to cut greenhouse gases by 30%: UBC experts available for comment
UBC experts are available to comment on the federal government’s announcement that it will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent.
May 15, 2015
UBC researchers provide recommendations for $100 billion in annual climate change aid
In advance of a major United Nations climate conference, University of British Columbia researchers are recommending how to manage a $100 billion annual commitment made by the international community last […]
Nov 17, 2011
UBC sets aggressive new targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
University of British Columbia President Stephen Toope announced aggressive new greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions targets for UBC’s Vancouver campus today. Toope made the announcement to delegates at the GLOBE 2010 conference in Vancouver, one of the world’s largest environmental conferences.
Mar 24, 2010