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Featured News & Publications
May 24, 2023
Dr. Naoko Ellis Co-leading a CFREF Funded project ACCELERATING COMMUNITY ENERGY TRANSFORMATION (ACET) UBC researchers will contribute in multiple ways to ACET’s community-led approach to working with B.C. communities to identify their needs and challenges relating to low-energy transitions.
May 19, 2023
Dr. Patrick Kirchen has successfully received funding for his project ” Life-cycle analysis of GHGs and CACs for low-carbon marine fuel options for a RORO vessel in the Salish Sea”, congratulations! Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
March 18, 2023
As a country, Canada has already failed to meet two greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goals: the Kyoto target and the Copenhagen Accord 2020 target. We have now signed on to the Paris Agreement and COP26, committing us to reduce GHG emissions by 40-45% below 2005 levels by 2030. This is an ambitious target and our track record […]