UBC experts on drought conditions and impacts
Parts of British Columbia are experiencing significant fall heat, drought, and wildfires. UBC experts are available to comment.
Oct 7, 2022
Heat may kill more people than previously reported
As temperatures rise this summer, a new study by UBC’s School of Population and Public Health and Boston University School of Public Health researchers finds that thousands of U.S. deaths may be attributable to heat each year, far more than the 600 deaths previously estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun 19, 2020
People in hotter, poorer neighbourhoods at higher risk of death during extreme heat
In Vancouver, heat exposure and social vulnerability can be a lethal combination.
Jun 28, 2016
UBC Okanagan Heat teams make grade to stay in top Canada West league
UBC’s Okanagan Heat athletic teams are now members of the Canada West club – for good.
May 9, 2013
New tool helps towns assess resources needed for bioenergy plant
For B.C. communities considering investing in a bioenergy heating system, it can be expensive and time-consuming to weigh the pros and cons.
Feb 6, 2013