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COP27: Critically-Engaged Voices

PWIAS and UBC Climate Hub partnered to document critically-engaged voices at COP27, especially Indigenous voices. These videos were recorded by Indigenous youth communicator Isaka Huni Kui, from the Huni Kui delegation at COP27, led by Chief Ninawa Huni Kui, Wall International Indigenous Scholar at UBC.

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2022-23 Catalyst Program

The Catalyst Program connects scholars, students, artists, disciplines, sectors and communities to activate new ways of knowing and acting together to address the urgency, scale and complexity of the climate and biodiversity crises and movements for climate justice.

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On Feeling and Knowing: Radical Conversations about Teaching and Learning

How do you engage with students who feel shocked, guilty, embarrassed, upset, angry, or grief-stricken? How do you harness feelings of wonder, generosity, compassion, and inspiration?” These candid conversations with seasoned educators working at the creative frontiers of their disciplines are a resource for educators seeking to expand and deepen their teaching practice.

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The Wall Exchange

The Wall Exchange is a free community event that brings experts from diverse fields to Vancouver to discuss issues that impact us all. The Wall Exchange is typically held twice per year in the spring and fall at the Vogue Theatre in downtown Vancouver.

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Video: Omar Tesdell on Land-Based Research and Climate Adaptation in Palestine

A recording of Dr. Tesdell’s February 14, 2023 talk at UBC, hosted by PWIAS, the Centre for Climate Justice and the departments of Geography and Middle Eastern Studies at UBC. Climate crisis has not received considerable attention in Palestine amidst seemingly more pressing matters. Dr. Tesdell explores…

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Night of Ideas | More? Slow is Beautiful

Over 110 people gathered to hear speakers and artists at the Night of Ideas 2023 held on February 1. This annual event takes place in 200 cities initiated by French embassies around the world with local partners. In Vancouver, organizers from the French Consulate, PWIAS, and Alliance Francaise, developed the…

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Video: David Wilkinson on Future Energy – How Climate Change, Sustainability, and Geopolitical Stability is Transforming the Path Forward

The Wall Catalyst Emeriti cohort meet monthly to share research experience and engage with guest lecturers on the topic of the “Climate and Nature Emergency”. Their guest on January 19, 2023 was David P. Wilkinson, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair and Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering…

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Video: Forestry Lecture with Nicholas Coops and Lori Daniels

The Wall Catalyst Emeriti cohort meet monthly to share research experience and engage with guest lecturers on the topic of the “Climate and Nature Emergency”. Their guest on Nov. 17, 2022 were Profs. Nicholas Coops and Lori Daniels (Forestry, UBC). Nicholas Coops spoke about digital forested ecosystems, new sensors, and…

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Chief Ninawa Huni Kui at COP27

“Stop financializing our nature, because nature is not a market. Nature is life.It is the source of life for the planet. This model (…) is causing the collective genocide of all forms of life on the planet, both human and non-human.Chief Ninawa Huni Kui PWIAS and UBC Climate Hub partnered…

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