The University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) have just announced an exciting webinar series on Climate Justice. Join UBC students, staff, and community leaders for an exploration of what climate justice means and why it is so critical to climate solutions. Learn about climate justice in Africa, climate justice as a threat to Indigenous sovereignty, BC’s oil tanker and pipeline projects and climate justice, and the global policy framework for acting on climate.

On March 5th, 2021, from 11:00am-12:39pm PST, join the UBC Sustainability Initiative, PICS, and special guests for the initial webinar in this series, “Just Is” ? Justice.

Special guests and topics include:

  • Climate Justice presented by Kathryn Harrison, Professor of Political Science at UBC
  • Climate Justice in Africa presented by Temitope Onifade, International Doctoral Fellow and a Vanier Scholar at Allard Law School, UBC
  • Climate Change as a Threat to Indigenous Sovereignty presented by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, Counsel to the Haida Nation, an artist, and a Masters student, UBC Law
  • BC Fossil Fuel Projects and Climate Justice by Eugene Kung, staff lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law

Register for this event here

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Living Lands and Indigenous Climate Solutions
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