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UBC experts on sustainable gift giving
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to sustainable gift giving and consumerism.
Dec 10, 2021
UBC experts on new SARS-CoV-2 variant ‘Omicron’
A heavily mutated variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus—designated “Omicron”—has emerged, with early cases concentrated primarily in South Africa. UBC experts are available to comment.
Nov 26, 2021
Extreme heat is a threat to a wider range of people than we thought
Extreme heat poses an increasing threat to the public, as heat waves are expected to become more frequent, more intense and longer-lasting due to climate change.
Nov 25, 2021
UBC post-doc entrepreneur’s invention wins nearly $2M prize from Royals, Elon Musk
The waste-burning emission reduction invention of UBC post-doctoral chemical and biological engineering student now has royal recognition and the attention of one of Earth’s most influential billionaires.
Nov 24, 2021
UBC experts on Black Friday consumption and sustainability
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to Black Friday, including urging consumers to make the connection between what they buy and what eventually ends up harming our ecosystems.
Nov 24, 2021