Jan 21, 2021: Dr. Shashi Enarth, an adjunct professor at IRES, gave comments to The Canadian Press about how a freer market in India would help corporations and countries that see it as a destination to sell produce.
Dec 23, 2020: Dr. Amanda Giang joined the program to discuss the details of her & co-author Kaitlin Castellani’s recent study published in Environmental Research Letters.
Jan 13, 2021 Fast Company highlighted the New Leaf project, a research initiative by Dr. Jiaying Zhao and Foundations for Social Change that evaluated the impact of giving direct cash transfers to homeless individuals.
Jan 8, 2021 For Dr. Jiaying Zhao, a major takeaway of her study with Foundations for Social Change is the potential cost savings of a program like this for the government.
Jan 4, 2021 As we move into 2021, what’s needed is “for nations to take aggressive action toward transformative change that addresses the linked needs of people and nature,” said Dr. Kai Chan.
Dec 21, 2020 Different marginalized groups are exposed to higher cumulative air pollution in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto, according to new research from Dr. Amanda Giang and Kaitlin Castellani.
COVID-19 may have halted massive protests, but youth are taking their fight for the future to the courts
Dec 21, 2020 If Canadian youth succeed in convincing the court that the government’s inaction on climate change is a violation of their rights, that would be a huge breakthrough, said IRES’s Dr. David Boyd.
December 19, 2020 Dr. David Boyd commented on Canadian climate policy: “While the Trudeau government has made stronger commitments to climate action, it hasn’t achieved the momentum needed to make Canada a front-runner in reducing emissions.”
December 8, 2020 Dr. Amanda Giang spoke to the Vancouver Sun about smell-vancouver.ca: “The smell-scapes of the area aren’t well-recognized and we want to understand this.”
December 8, 2020 IRES’s Dr. Amanda Giang and Dr. Naomi Zimmerman, a professor of mechanical engineering, are looking for help from the public to help them track all the stinky spots in Metro Vancouver through a new odour tracking app, called SmellVan.