The University of British Columbia

Climate Justice:
What is UBC’s responsibility in relation to climate justice?

Hosted by The University of British Columbia

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What role can and should UBC play as we strive for climate justice? Join a discussion with UBC faculty and staff committed to this work.

The show will include reflections on what climate justice means to the panelists and the role they feel that UBC and postsecondary institutions have in relation to climate justice. Panelists will consider UBC as an institution engaging in education, research and outreach as well as the role of students, faculty and staff in bringing about climate justice.

Date & Time: April 9, 2021 from 1:30PM – 3:00PM (Pacific Time) Time Convertor


  1. Adriana Laurent (Project Administrator, UBC Climate Hub)
  2. Charles Menzies (member of Gitxaała Nation, Professor, Department of Anthropology, UBC)
  3. Jessica Dempsey (Associate Professor, Department of Geography, UBC)
  4. Sharon Stein (Assistant Professor, Department of Education Studies, UBC)


  1. Michelle Marcus (Environmental Sciences student; Former Climate Emergency Task Force Co-Chair; Climate Justice UBC divestment organizer)
  2. Tara Ivanochko (Academic Director, UBC Sustainability Initiative; Associate Professor of Teaching, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, UBC)

Part of the Climate Justice Series. Presented in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.

For more info, contact Dr. Tara Ivanochko,