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Dr. Ramankutty Seminar: "Soft paths to a sustainable food system"

The global food system is one of the biggest drivers of global environmental degradation today, and this is only expected to worsen with future population and consumption growth. Solutions to this challenge often focus on increasing production through ‘sustainable intensification’, and include solutions such closing yield gaps, genetic engineering, or expanding organic and urban agriculture. However, existing studies suggest that such supply-side solutions will be insufficient to meet our food and environmental goals of the future. “Soft-path solutions” that blend efficiency improvements with demand-side management are critically needed to address the magnitude of the problem.

Renewables the path to 100% electric BC

If all vehicles in British Columbia were powered by electricity instead of liquid fuels by 2055, BC would need to more than double its electricity generation capacity to meet forecasted energy demand—and the move could prove surprisingly cost-effective.

Examinations

Object Biographies: Artist’s Lives through their Archives

Legacy Maltwood| at the Mearns Centre – McPherson Library
Lekwungen territory

Urban Regalia: Contemporary Fashion by Sug-ii-t Lukxs

Curated by the Legacy Chair in Modern and Contemporary Arts of the Pacific Northwest andAssociate Professor of Art History and Visual Studies Dr. Carolyn Butler Palmer in consultation with Yolonda Skelton

Legacy Downtown | 630 Yates St. | 10a.m. to 4p.m. | Wednesday - Saturday

We Carry Our Ancestors: Cedar, Baskets, and Our Relationships with the Land

We Carry Our Ancestorsweaves together generations of Indigenous women through cedar basketry.

We Carry Our Ancestors Curator Tour

Join us for a tour, discussion and tea with curator Lorilee Wastasecoot to respectfullyclose We Carry Our Ancestors.

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