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Call for Nomination for John Tiedje Fellowships in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

May 5, 2022

Deadline: May 15, 2022 Award Amount: $20,000 About the Award John Tiedje was a graduate of the Department of Chemical Engineering at UBC who went on to a successful career with Imperial Oil, where he was responsible for developing several new processes for converting petroleum into value-added products. He served as manager of Esso Frances research lab […]

Clean Energy Pathways and Strategies to Meet British Columbia’s Decarbonization Targets

January 31, 2022

A team of engineers at the University of British Columbia has found that British Columbia’s current plan to meet its Paris emissions reduction targets for 2030, as set out in CleanBC: Roadmap to 2030, will not be successful unless drastic changes are made to the way the province produces and uses clean and renewable energy. […]