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Events in "Climate Change" research area
Jul
8
2015
#theGoodMoneytalks - Out of Stock: Climate Change and BC's Seafood Prices
July 8, 2015 starting at 6:00 PM until July 8, 2015 7:30 PM
Come join a Vancity panel discussion featuring Liu Faculty Associate, Rashid Sumaila, to explore how climate change is depleting B.C.'s seafood supply.
Oct
9
2014
Farming for a Sustainable Planet
October 9, 2014 starting at 3:00 PM until October 9, 2014 5:00 PM
Join us for an engaging lecture and Q&A by Navin Ramankutty, Professor, Global Food Security and Sustainability, as part of the UBC The Future of Food Global Dialogue Series. Photo credit: Don Erhardt
Dec
7
2012
The Publicness of Non-State Global Environmental and Social Governance
December 7, 2012 starting at 12:30 PM until December 7, 2012 2:00 PM
Talk by Steven Bernstein, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto on public non-state authority and global governance.
Mar
21
2011
State Science and its Discontents
March 21, 2011 starting at 12:00 PM until March 21, 2011 2:00 PM
What India's debate on transgenic crops tells us about the relationship between Science and Democracy
May
25
2010
The Hour When the Ship Comes In: A Convention for Climate Change Displaced Persons
May 25, 2010 starting at 11:00 AM until May 25, 2010 12:30 PM
Presented by David Hodgkinson, Associate Professor in the Law School at the University of Western Australia.
Mar
11
2010
NOW! UBC: Sustainability Education Panel
March 11, 2010 starting at 9:30 AM until March 12, 2010 4:30 AM
Join these lively discussions to examine the pros and cons of the tremendous attention around this issue, explore climate change solutions beyond carbon, and learn how YOU can become an agent of transformation through your lifestyle, career and political voice.
Dec
9
2009
Climate Change Impacts on Bangladesh: Global Responsibilities
December 9, 2009 starting at 3:00 PM until December 9, 2009 7:30 PM
This seminar, orgainized by the Society for Bangladesh Climate Justice (SBCJ), hosts multiple speakers who will be discussing climate change impacts on Bangladesh.
Dec
1
2009
Munk Debates: How should the world respond to climate change?
December 1, 2009 starting at 3:30 PM until December 1, 2009 6:00 PM
Watch a live broadcast of the Munk Debate on climate change at the Liu Institute for Global Issues.
Nov
27
2009
Global Climate Change and the Copenhagen Negotiations
November 27, 2009 starting at 12:30 PM until November 27, 2009 2:00 AM
The Liu Institute and the UBC Faculty of Arts present a panel discussion in anticipation of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, December 7th-18th, 2009.
Nov
3
2009
Climate change and global ecosystem restructuring: taking stock, taking action
November 3, 2009 starting at 7:00 PM until November 3, 2009 8:30 PM
Presented by the Global Health Initiative and Medical Students for the Environment.
Nov
3
2009
IRES Seminar Series: Can Copenhagen deliver climate stabilization without Vienna?
November 3, 2009 starting at 12:15 PM until November 3, 2009 1:45 PM
The IRES Seminar Series presents Hadi Dowlatabadi, Canada Research Chair, Professor of Applied Mathematics and Global Change, IRES & Liu Institute for Global Issues
Oct
6
2009
IRES Seminar Series: Decision-aiding for climate change adaptation within social-environmental resource systems: Learning from experience with forestry, fisheries, and biodiversity in BC
October 6, 2009 starting at 12:15 PM until October 6, 2009 1:45 PM
The IRES Seminar Series presents Tim McDaniels, Professor, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, UBC and Co-Investigator, Climate Decision-Making Center, Carnegie Mellon University.
Mar
5
2009
The Impact of Climate Change on African Farmers
March 5, 2009 starting at 4:00 PM until March 5, 2009 5:30 PM
The Liu Institute for Global Issues presents: Dr. Wolfram Schlenkar, Department of Economics, School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University
Oct
6
2008
Creating Effective Institutions to Slow Global Warming
October 6, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until October 6, 2008 2:00 PM
The Liu Institute presents: David Victor.
Jun
12
2008
Organic Aerosols: Sources, Atmospheric Transformations, and Role in Global Climate Change
June 12, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until June 12, 2008 2:00 PM
Andrew Grieshop, Carnegie Mellon University
Jun
3
2008
An Insurance against Catastrophic Climatic Change: What is the Premium for Geoengineering?
June 3, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until June 3, 2008 2:00 PM
A Liu Institute Environment Series talk.
May
21
2008
On Thinning Ice: Climate Change, Sovereignty, and the Northwest Passage
May 21, 2008 starting at 12:00 PM until May 21, 2008 2:00 PM
The CIC Vancouver Branch presents Dr. Michael Byers, Canadian Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law, University of British Columbia
Mar
12
2008
Do We Still Need the World Bank?
March 12, 2008 starting at 8:30 AM until March 12, 2008 10:00 AM
Dr. Paul Collier will keynote the plenary session of the Student-Led Colloquium on the World Bank and it's influence on poverty reduction.
Mar
11
2008
Dr. Paul Collier discusses Commodity Booms and Poverty Alleviation
March 11, 2008 starting at 7:30 PM until March 11, 2008 9:30 PM
Dr. Paul Collier joins UBC's Celebrate Research Week to discuss two of his recent works, "Managing Commodity Booms: Lessons of International Experience" and "Poverty Reduction in Africa". UBC experts will discuss and respond to Dr. Collier's research findings.
Mar
11
2008
The Liu Institute hosts Paul Collier, author of best-seller, "The Bottom Billion"
March 11, 2008 starting at 1:30 PM until March 11, 2008 3:30 PM
Dr. Paul Collierís research focuses on the causes and consequences of civil war, the effects of aid, and the problems of democracy in low-income and natural-resource-rich societies. In addition to the usual academic outputs, his work has had substantial policy impact. In the past year Dr. Collier has been the senior adviser to the Right Honourable Tony Blairís Commission on Africa, addressed the General Assembly of the UN, given a seminar at 10 Downing St. , and been invited to meet with Condoleezza Rice on her recent UK visit.
Nov
8
2007
Evidence of a System Switch: Reading the Vital Signs of the Ocean
November 8, 2007 starting at 12:30 PM until November 8, 2007 2:00 PM
Liu Institute and School of Journalism Present Alanna Mitchell
Oct
31
2007
Justice In Climate Policy
October 31, 2007 starting at 12:00 PM until October 31, 2007 2:00 PM
Describing the Elephant in the Dark: Conceptualizations of Distributive Justice in Climate Policy
May
18
2007
International Law and Climate Change
May 18, 2007 starting at 12:00 AM until May 18, 2007 12:00 AM
Presentation on current research
Apr
5
2007
Milind Kandlikar presents
Cars, Cows and Climate Change: Assessing the Impact of non-CO2 Gases

April 5, 2007 starting at 12:00 AM until April 5, 2007 12:00 AM
Though Carbon dioxide is the single largest contributor (~70%) to the enhanced greenhouse effect resulting from human activity, a number of other gases, most notably Methane and Nitrous Oxide are also responsible for significant radiative forcing of
Mar
22
2007
Dr. Olav Slaymaker
The cryosphere and global environmental change

March 22, 2007 starting at 1:00 AM until March 22, 2007 1:00 AM
The IPCC (and Al Gore) has concluded that human activity is most probably a root cause of global warming. Yet critics have directed attention to the fact that temperature change commonly leads to CO2 change and that the period when energy use acceler
Feb
8
2007
Leapfrogging Over Development? The Promotion of Rural Renewables for Climate Change Mitigation
February 8, 2007 starting at 12:00 AM until February 8, 2007 12:00 AM
Renewable energy technologies have the potential to help solve two of the most pressing energy problems of today. On the one hand, carbon free energy sources are going to have to play a role in creating energy systems that mitigate against the globa
Jan
22
2007
UK climate policy: Greenhouse Gases are down but deaths are up!
January 22, 2007 starting at 12:00 AM until January 22, 2007 12:00 AM
The UK is globally acknowledged as one of the most successful nations in reducing GHG (Greenhouse Gas) emissions. They are on target for meeting their Kyoto commitments and plan to reduce their emissions to 50% of 1990 levels by 2050. One element of
Jan
10
2007
Canada's Arctic Under Siege: Climate Change, Sovereignty and the Northwest Passage
January 10, 2007 starting at 12:00 AM until January 10, 2007 12:00 AM
Climate change is causing the loss of around 300,000 square kilometres of Arctic sea-ice each year. The disappearing ice will soon create a feasible international shipping route through the Northwest Passage, raising profound challenges for Canadian
Sep
26
2006
Climate Change and Sustainable Development Fall Seminar Series
September 26, 2006 starting at 12:00 AM until September 26, 2006 12:00 AM
The Richmond Thermal Energy Network is a private-public partnership that delivers space conditioning (heating and cooling) at low to no GHG emissions to 2500 homes in a new Richmond development. Sited adjacent to the new Olympic Speed Oval ice rin
Oct
7
2004
Meltdown:
Climate Change and the Arctic

October 7, 2004 starting at 12:00 AM until October 7, 2004 12:00 AM
Sheila Watt-Cloutier, President of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference, speaks on Climate Change and the Arctic
May
22
2002
Water and the Future of Life on Earth
May 22, 2002 starting at 12:00 AM until May 23, 2002 12:00 AM
A workshop and think tank co-sponsored by the Liu Institute and Simon Fraser University on Water and the Future of Life on Earth.
Oct
12
2000
Global Vision for Forests
October 12, 2000 starting at 12:00 AM until October 13, 2000 12:00 AM
In June of 1999 the World Bank/WWF Alliance met with a group of leading conservation agencies and policy researchers convened by the Council on Foreign Relations to launch a Global Vision research project on long term prospects for world forests. Tha
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