The weight of the world rests on our shoulders. Yet the fate of the world lies beneath the heels of the rich, their carbon footprints stamped down like corporate logos.
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UBC is unique from most universities because it owns and operates its own water system. But how does water get here? What do we do with it? And how do we reconcile our collective need for water with a climate crisis that could see it becoming our most precious commodity?
The sands that I would pretend were sprinkles, where I’d roll around in, feeling like a brigadeiro. The sea where I learned that the best way past a tall wave is through it. It was now buried in oil and the federal government refused to do anything about it.
At the Supermarket You don’t see peanuts plucked out of the ground
We feasted our way into this mess and by God we’ll feast our way out.
metal straws clinking against ice cubes
New Delhi, October 2018. I couldn’t breathe. I couldn’t move, couldn’t feel anything other than the weight of several bricks on my lungs.
“[Banning plastic straws] is something that places places the burden on disabled people, and also consumers rather than systemic problems in regards to environmentalism.”
Most of the popular discourse surrounding the climate crisis comes from the media giants and colonial interests whose we’ve always heard from, but do those conversations sound different from people of different marginalized groups?
UBC is home to the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, a tight-knit Faculty of Applied Sciences department.
The climate crisis is the single largest threat facing our generation and yet, there are few specialized resources for helping you cope when you need it.
In British Columbia, changing climate conditions and rising average temperatures are threatening the existence of many of the province’s ski and snowboard areas by shortening their seasons and making snowmaking conditions tougher.
As a response to the changing climate, many soccer organizations are now training the referees on how to deal with the heat to protect the players.
Standing at over 2,700 metres, Mount Shuksan, located in Washington state, is touted as one of the most-photographed mountains in the US — but this photogenic fixture is under threat.
Although millions look up to Greta Thunberg as the face of the climate movement, she’s only bringing awareness to a longstanding concern. Indigenous peoples continue to advocate for the environment, despite often being overlooked by the media.