Dr. Milind Kandlikar will finish his term as Director of the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) on June 30, 2022. A search committee has been formed to conduct a search for the next Director of IRES.
Dr. Simon Donner, a UBC geography professor of climate science and policy, said if we don’t do something to address oil and gas emissions, Canada will be unable to meet its 2030 emissions targets.
Dr. Simon Donner, a professor of climate science and policy at UBC, said the key message of climate reports is that every action counts, and the more we reduce emissions, the less the planet warms, and the less people suffer.
IPCC Report: Half the World is facing Water Scarcity, Floods and Dirty Water — Large Investments are Needed for Effective Solutions
Balsher Singh Sidhu, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability, wrote about the impact of climate change on global water security and how we must work to adapt to climate change in order to mitigate the effects immediately.
UBC institute for resources, environment and sustainability professor Dr. Terre Satterfield discussed her research that analyzes the “human dynamics” component of a project to store carbon dioxide under the ocean floor.
Feb 23, 2022 | Natural Habitat Maximizes the Benefits of Birds for Farmers, Food Safety and Conservation | Dr. Claire Kremen and colleagues published a new study in the Journal of Applied Ecology, which was conducted at 21 strawberry fields along California’s Central Coast. | http://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.14124
Dr. Kai Chan, a UBC professor at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, co-wrote about rewilding, a method which could help alleviate the planet’s current climate and extinction crises, including in B.C.
Dr. David Boyd, a UBC Professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability and U.N. Special Rapporteur talks of how “Current approaches to managing the risks posed by pollution and toxic substances are clearly failing, resulting in widespread violations of the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment,”
IRES Professor Simon Donner says climate change is here, and it’s time to move past seeking reassurance from others, to instead ask ourselves what we, as citizens, are going to do about it
Dr. Claire Kremen, a professor in UBC’s department of zoology and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, gave comments about increasing crop yields to tackle the challenge of feeding a growing population.