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Sustainability: Getting Started

This is a subject guide covering BCIT sustainability initiatives and curriculum.

Sustainability at BCIT

Climate Change 101

Check out this great, short FREE BCIT online course on climate change.

Off Campus Access


You can access e-books, e-journals and databases from home.

If you are a current student, faculty or staff member you can login using your MyBCIT or network login. Check our help sheet for tips.

If you are an alumni, community borrower or retiree with a current library account you will need to create a PIN

You can also contact the Service Desk at 604-432-8370 or by email.

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Top Five Resources

Get started with these top five resources on sustainability.  To access these resources from off-campus you will need to login with your myBCIT or network login.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

"The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C, beyond which even half a degree will significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds of millions of people." The Guardian

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Living Planet Report

The Living Plant Report is the world's leading, science-based analysis on the health of our planet and the impact of human activity. Knowing we only have one planet, WWF believes that humanity can make better choices that translate into clear benefits for ecology, society and the economy today and in the long term.