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Climate Conversations

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Climate Solutions Research Collective is hosting a series of informal conversations over the summer around topics relevant to climate research and current events.

BYOP or “Bring Your Own Picnic” to these casual networking opportunities and gather with others from the UBC community. We will provide the topic for discussion and the iced tea!

Courtyard behind the Beaty Biodiversity Museum.

Indoor location will be shared on our events page in the event of inclement weather.

Bring your own picnic, we supply the iced tea.

June 26 | 12:00 – 1:30pm

Join Co-Chair of the Federal Net-Zero Advisory Board, Simon Donner (Geography, Arts), for an informal discussion on the state of climate policy in Canada.

July 24 | 12:00 – 1:30pm

Join Kathy Harrison (Political Science) & Michael Brauer (Medicine) in a discussion on greenwashing by the fossil fuel industry and related calls for restrictions on advertising.

August 21 | 12:00 – 1:30pm

Join Naoko Ellis (Applied Science) & Derek Gladwin (Education), Co-Leads of the Transdisciplinary Education PhD, to discuss the conditions that foster transdisciplinary research.