In an August 5 tweet, the UBC Zoology Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (ZEDI) released a statement expressing its concerns over the lack of clear messaging for these students and community members.
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The month-long event is Indigenous-student led. Alexandra Thomas, the AMS’s first-ever Indigenous engagement facilitator, and another colleague have been contracted to work specifically to organize the event.
McIvor advises readers to “be open to setting aside and questioning some of [their] assumed knowledge about the law” before engaging with this book.
The first panel of day two focused on how society can adapt to climate change.
The takeaway here is that although it is normal for there to be periods where the global temperature is warmer than usual, the “warmer than usual” temperatures now are a lot warmer than they were 100 years ago.
Thomas has spent the last two years using her platform as the AMS Indigenous Engagement Facilitator to advocate for bringing more Indigenous students into decision-making roles at UBC.
The third and final panel of the day focused on how society can achieve a fair and responsible transition in a changing climate.