The Centre for Climate Justice at UBC partners with communities to conduct responsive and cooperative research to advance climate justice. Read more about our ongoing projects and partnerships here.
Indigenizing Climate Justice in British Columbia
In partnership with Union of BC Indian Chiefs.
Contacts: Jocelyn Stacey, Jessica Dempsey, Naomi Klein
Housing Justice in a Climate Emergency: Intersecting Tenant Vulnerabilities to Extreme Weather
In partnership with the Tenant Resource Advisory Centre (TRAC).
Contact: Rafi Arefin, Rachel Stern
High Roads to Resilience: Building Equitable Forest Restoration Economies in California and Beyond
In partnership with the Climate and Community Project
Contact: Sara Nelson
Putting the Future First: a Blueprint for Community Just Transition Planning in Canada
In partnership with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Contact: Avi Lewis
Alhgoh ‘uts’ut’en (We all work together): Enlivening Binche Whut’en Traditional Communication in the Shadow of Intergenerational Impacts from Mining
In partnership with the Binche Keyoh Bu Society
Contact: Onyx Sloan Morgan
Urban Climate Justice from Below
Contact: Paroma Wagle, Kavita Philip, Rafi Arefin, and Priti Narayan
Watch: Climate Emergency Week Talks by Thea Riofrancos and Omar Tesdell
Last month UBC wrapped up an amazing Climate Emergency Week (actually TWO weeks) packed with stellar events, including full-house talks by Omar Tesdell and Thea Riofrancos at CCJ. In case you missed these talks, they're now available to view at
*Call for Participation* – Climate Justice Study Collective
The UBC Centre for Climate Justice, in partnership with SFU’s Community Engaged Research Initiative and SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement, is seeking participants in its inaugural cohort of the Climate Justice Study
Watch: Egypt’s Carceral Climate Summit
Watch the recording of our live event with The Intercept for moving testimony and concrete calls to action to support human rights at COP 27.