Full course description
This course provides an overview of Climate Action at UBC Vancouver, including UBC's Climate Emergency Response, Climate-Related Student Engagement Opportunities, and Tips For Adopting a Climate-Friendly Campus Lifestyle. All students are welcome, from newcomers to this topic to seasoned climate and sustainability champions!
In Part 1, you’ll learn some climate change terminology, what the Climate Emergency means, and how UBC is taking action in response to the climate crisis.
In Part 2, you’ll be introduced to some incredible ways you can get involved in climate action and sustainability on the Vancouver/Point Grey campus through student groups, programs, and academic courses and degrees.
Part 3 will help you grow your climate-conscious toolkit with tips, tricks and resources for how to reduce waste and energy use, as well as how to eat, commute, and purchase sustainably at UBC and beyond.
We invite you to join UBC in taking climate action: Every step we take, no matter how big or small, will help us tackle climate change together.