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Temperature Rise, Insect Activity and Global Crop…

SPPGA Professor Navin Ramankutty predicts that the temperature rise could impact both pests and their predators. 

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M. V. Ramana

Professor Ramana has focused his research in the broad areas of international security and energy supply, with an emphasis on…

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Court Ruling Quashes Approval of Trans Mountain

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How to Conserve Half the Planet Without…

This paper explores the possibility of giving 50% of the earth’s surface back to nature.

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May 2018
2:00 PM

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Why the Paris Agreement Negotiations Succeeded while Those in Copenhagen…

Please join us for this engaging discussion with Richard Kinley, former Deputy Executive Secretary (Assistant Secretary General) of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat.

On History, Memory and Justice

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August 2018
9:00 AM

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Lobby Gallery Exhibition: On History, Memory, and Justice

Drop by to view our current exhibition, which examines the art of bearing witness and the narrative assemblages of memory in reflection of the current war in Yemen and past…

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September 2018
12:30 PM

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A Conversation on Electoral Reform

Join us for a substantive, constructive, and informative discussion on electoral reform for anyone looking to learn more about it.

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September 2018
3:30 PM

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The More Who Die, the Less We Care, with Paul…

Join us for this talk and Q&A with special guest, Paul Slovic, on how publics respond or not to humanitarian crises.

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October 2018
2:00 PM

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Big Food ‘Feeding’ the Hungry Poor? Economic Democracy, Food Justice…

Join us at this triple book launch to explore civil society, the right to food and public policy with Annette Desmarais (Public Policies for Food Sovereignty), Graham Riches (Food Bank…

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October 2018
12:00 PM

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‘Writing Dissent’ without Writing People Off Featuring Robert Jensen

Join us as Robert Jensen speaks on the themes in his book, Writing Dissent: Taking Radical Ideas from the Margins to the Mainstream.


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Technical and social problems of nuclear waste

M.V. Ramana of the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs recently contributed an article to WIREs: Energy and Environment.

M.V. Ramana of the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs recently contributed an article to WIREs: Energy and Environment.