UBC - essentially, a city of 70,000 people - is taking steps to completely eliminate institutional greenhouse gases in Vancouver by 2050.
While dramatic emission reductions are not new at UBC - the university was Canada's first to meet the Kyoto Protocol targets in its academic buildings - achieving carbon neutrality has inspired the university to re-envision itself as a living laboratory. . .
Personalized Medicine - a Sustainability Solution?
Presented by the Canadian College of Health Leaders:
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Presentation
The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Malaspina Room, 900 Canada Way Place, Vancouver BC
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Researchers Abroad featuring Denise Daley, PhD: "Gene-Environment Interactions in Childhood Asthma" - Dec 7Posted: 08:23 am, November 08, 2011 by Events HLI
Title: "Gene-Environment Interactions in Childhood Asthma"
Speaker: Denise Daley, PhD
Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul's Hospital
Description: This special event is designed to bring people from all over Providence together to highlight the international-. . .
The University of British Columbia has opened the most sustainable building in North America, a $37-million "living laboratory" that will help to regenerate the environment and advance research and innovation on global sustainability challenges.
The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) is one of only a handful of buildings worldwide that will provide "net positive" ben. . .
AN EVENING WITH DAVID SUZUKI
Dr. David Suzuki is a UBC Professor Emeritus and a renowned environmental advocate. He has become a household name in Canada for his ability to engage general audiences in important environmental issues.
Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m.
The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Tickets are $5 and available at the Read the full story