IRES professor Robin Gregory is featured in the Globe and Mail as he argues that reducing the threat and damage from wildfires can happen – but not without implementing the well researched forest management policies that are co-ordinated among all levels of government.
A study co-authored by Timothy Rodgers, Amanda Giang, and civil engineering researchers found that specially designed gardens could reduce the amount of a toxic chemical associated with tires entering our waterways by more than 90 per cent.
IRES professor Amanda Giang discusses how low income, immigrant populations are more exposed to air pollution and many lack the resources to protect themselves.
The global shipping industry — including those ships at the Burrard Inlet — is making decisions right now that will determine whether it helps or hurts efforts to meet climate change goals, say IRES researchers Imranul Laskar and Amanda Giang in the Tyee
Manvi Bhalla and a group of peers deliver mock job applications to the constituency office of Carla Qualtrough. Their message is clear: young people want green jobs, and those jobs could help Canada meet its climate commitments.
Claire Kremen discusses the need for substantive changes to accomplish agricultural sustainability and to think about the environmental costs of simplified solutions and systems
Aaron Aguirre discusses the deadly bat fungus that has up to a 95% mortality rate and why we should care about it.
Dr. Gunilla Öberg along with other experts shares her opinion that categorizing harmful plastics as PBT pollutants can help governments to control, or eliminate altogether, the creation and usage of toxic or otherwise harmful plastics. They hope the UN will make the right choice.
Dr. Simon Donner discusses El Niño, an unusual warming in the Pacific Ocean, that coupled with the atmosphere, can cause a rise in the global temperature. 🌍🌡
Emma Gosselin’s study proposes that Biorock could be used for shoreline restoration and is influencing Metro Vancouver.