greenSPEAK Seminar – Feb. 4 – All for naught? How ‘Zero Waste’ has become a reality check for modern environmentalism

This is a teleconference from New Brunswick. Centre for Sustainability 2014 greenSPEAK Seminar Series: Tuesday, Feb. 4th at 3:30 B121, Abby Campus (B Bldg.) – Note the room change. Open to the public (free) A presentation by Robert Krausz, PhD Environmental Policy and Planning Everything done by human societies has one thing in common: the … Read more

greenSPEAK Seminar – Kerry Coast – Jan 28

Centre for Sustainability 2014 greenSPEAK Seminar Series: Tuesday, 28th JAN., at 3:30 B101, Abby Campus (B Bldg.) Open to the public (free) Kerry Coast: Journalist, dramatist, activist Kerry Coast is a journalist, dramatist and activist. She has just published her first book, a researched account of British Columbia’s history – The Colonial Present. Coast has attended the UN … Read more

greenSPEAK Seminar Series (2013)

Centre for Sustainability John Vissers: “You damn commie tree hugger” – The fate and future of environmental activism in a conservative city (Nov. 26, 2013) Andrea Gielens: Oregon Spotted Frog and Western Painted Turtle Recovery Programs (Nov. 19, 2013) Nichole Marples: “From Awareness to Action” (Nov. 5, 2013) Sven Van de Wetering: speaking on barriers … Read more

UFV greenSPEAK lecture series focuses on environmental issues (2013)

Archived from UFV Today, January 30 2013.  Original post by Marketing Communications. When looking at the UFV website, passing by its signage or simply picking up a brochure around campus, the university is overwhelmingly associated with the colour green. This verdant colour is inviting and creates a certain level of expectation around environmental issues such … Read more