The North American Energy Landscape – From Importer to Exporter?

Join panelists Lawrence Pitt, James Tansey, and Matt Horne alongside moderator Brent Sauder for a timely discussion on the state of North America’s unprecedented hydrocarbon landscape and its complex, new interplay with climate policy. Poster attached.

Free and open to the public. A light lunch is available at no charge, but participants are asked to register as space is limited:

When: Thursday, March 7th 12:30 – 1:30

Where: BC Hydro Theater, CIRS Building


Electric Vehicles Free Public Lecture

Join us for a special free Vancouver public lecture on electric vehicles, their public acceptance and policy challenges by Dr. Jonn Axsen. For decades, the promise of electric-powered vehicles has inspired hope for a clean, low-carbon, petroleum-free transportation system. So where are these electric vehicles? Dr. Jonn Axsen draws from in-depth market and technical research to explore society’s readiness for such a transition–and outline the policies required to get there.

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Changing Social Norms on Climate Change

When: Monday January 21st, 3:00 – 4:00

Where: UBC Law at Allard Hall, 4th floor Terrace Lounge, 1822 East Mall

Dr. Stephen Sheppard, Professor in Forest Resources Management & Landscape Architecture, will lead a discussion based on his new book, “Visualizing climate change: A Guide to Visual Communication of Climate Change and Developing Local Solutions.” Please note, this event is free, includes a book signing and is open to faculty and grad student.

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