Climate Stories from UBC

Date & Time

Thursday, 27 October 2022
17:00

Location

Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, 5151 Oak Street, Vancouver

Offered by

Public Scholars Initiative

Registration Closed / Past Event

 
 

On October 27th, climate researchers from UBC will gather to tell stories about their work for climate justice, their partnerships with communities from around the world, and how their work contributes to the global struggle for our future. 

The event will feature a film screening of "Terra Libre – A Call to Humanity," a documentary on climate justice and ecocide. Chief Ninawa, a hereditary Chief of the Huni Kui Indigenous people of the Amazon, and film director Gert-Peter Bruch will be on hand to answer questions after the screening.

Severn Cullis-Suzuki, David Suzuki Foundation Executive Director will provide opening remarks. Other speakers include faculty members and students from UBC working on the climate emergency - including students from the Public Scholars Initiative.

The gathering is collaboratively organized by the Public Scholars Initiative, The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, UBC Sustainability Hub, UBC Climate Hub, and the Centre for Climate Justice.

Food and drinks will be served to all participants. This event is free and open to the public.  

Registration Information

Free and open to the public. No registration required.