Using the ocean to fight climate change raises serious environmental justice and technical questions
IRES Professor Dr. Terre Satterfield co-wrote about why using the ocean to fight climate change has serious environmental justice and technical concerns.
ਕੀ ਬੀ ਸੀ ਵਿਚ ਸੋਕੇ ਦੀ ਸਥਿਤੀ ਲਈ ਇਕੱਲੇ ਮੌਸਮ ਨੂੰ ਜ਼ਿੰਮੇਵਾਰ ਠਹਿਰਾਇਆ ਜਾ ਸਕਦਾ ਹੈ? | Is weather alone to be blamed for the drought conditions in BC
Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Balsher Singh Sidhu (Institute of Resources, Environment and Sustainability) shared some insights into the climate crisis.
Dr. Kai Chan of IRES said hotter, drier summers, drought and fires are consistent with what climate scientists have been saying we should expect
An opinion piece published today in the Proceedings of the National Academic of Sciences, a peer-reviewed journal of the National Academy of Sciences, urgently calls for more research into the specific pathways by which civilization could potentially collapse due to climate change. “Scientists have warned that climate change threatens the habitability of large regions of […]
Dr. Angela Brennan, research associate in the UBC Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, discussed her research which found more than 65 percent of passages between protected areas where animal movements are most concentrated remain unprotected.
And while a bouquet might seem like low climate impact gift, there’s quite a bit of unspoken damage in the industrial farming of flowers.
Dr. Kai Chan, professor in the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability and the Institute for Oceans and Fisheries, commented on the donation of Patagonia to an environmental non-profit, including similar actions in the company’s history.
Bidets might seem like they’re a waste of water, but the amount of water they use is absolutely negligible compared to the water that goes into making toilet paper.
The UN just recognized access to a healthy environment is a universal human right. It’s time for Canada to take action
Institute For Resources, Environment and Sustainability, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, school of public policy and global affairs, and mechanical engineering researchers Dr. David Boyd, Dr. Kai Chan, Dr. Amanda Giang and Dr. Navin Ramankutty wrote about the need for Canada to take action to ensure that all Canadians have the right to live in a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. Dr. Boyd is also the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment.
Research associate Dr. Angela Brennan (Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability) discussed her research on how mapping animal movement could help protect biodiversity across the world.