Media Coverage

How to save the world in five not so easy stepsNational ObserverDr. Milind Kandlikar24 May 2024
How to save the world in five not so easy stepsNational ObserverDr. Kai Chan24 May 2024
A portrait of pollution around Canada’s busiest portThe NarwhalDr. Amanda Giang22 May 2024
Health professionals take climate action to care for patients and the planetThe Canadian Press via The Globe and Mail, CP24, City News Ottawa, Toronto Star, Waterloo Region Record, Niagara Falls Review, Vancouver is Awesome, Burnaby Now, Richmond News, New Westminster RecordDr. Annie Lalande17 May 2024
UN expert attacks ‘exploitative’ world economy in fight to save planetThe GuardianDr. David Boyd07 May 2024
Presenting: 'The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast - Does What We Do Really Matter?'Outrage and Optimism Podcast
Dr. Jiaying Zhao07 May 2024
Global Effort to End Plastic Pollution ( Morning Live
Dr. Kai Chan 30 April 2024
Red gold: Climate change plays role as saffron cultivation comes to Nova Scotia ( Canadian Press via City News Ottawa, National Post, Toronto Star, Niagara Falls Review, Regina Leader-Post, Windsor Star, Ottawa Citizen, Burnaby Now, Squamish Chief, Delta Optimist Dr. Navin Ramankutty 26 April 2024
What’s the secret to a more sustainable future?BroadviewDr. Kai Chan 22 April 2024
Want to cut down on food waste? Start by reorganizing your fridge. ( Tribune Dr. Jiaying Zhao18 April 2024
'This work matters': How Vancouver's biggest hospital is redefining food in health careVancouver is AwesomeDr. Annie Lalande 17 April 2024
Beyond Personal Carbon Impacts, Seeking A More Sustainable Planet | Cortes CurrentsCortes CurrentsDr. Kai Chan 8 April 2024
Deniers and doomers are leading the carbon tax opposition | Canada's National Observer: Climate NewsNational ObserverDr. Simon Donner 5 April 2024
Sustainable farming does pay off, B.C. scientists findGlacier Media via Vancouver is Awesome, Burnaby Now, Richmond News, North Shore News, Tri-City News, New Westminster Record, Squamish Chief, Delta Optimist, Bowen Island Undercurrent, CastanetDr. Claire Kremen 5 April 2024
What's behind India's farmer protests? For one thing, climate changeCBC What On Earth? Dr. Balsher Singh Sidhu22 March 2024
How do droughts impact the production of goods? CKNW Mornings with Simi Dr. Kai Chan 21 March 2024
EV owners have to drive farther to break even, study suggestsCBC News, CJAD 800 (Montreal)
UBC News coverage
Bassam Javed, Dr. Amanda Giang, and Dr. Milind Kandlikar 21 March 2024
Climate change will affect your grocery prices The Hill TimesDr. Navin Ramankutty and Kushank Bajaj 19 March 2024
This is why an electric vehicle will cost you more in Ontario than other provinces CBC News, CBC News The National, CBC As It Happens (51:55), CKNW The Mike Smyth Show (27:30), Salt Wire, Black Press via Victoria News, Chilliwack Progress, Campbell River Mirror, Langley Advance Times, Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News, Peace Arch News, Sooke News Mirror, Trail Times, Salmon Arm Observer, Saanich News,: CTV News via CP24 , Daily Hive
UBC News coverage
Bassam Javed, Dr. Amanda Giang, and Dr. Milind Kandlikar 19 March 2024
Vancouver General Hospital tests out plant-based food for patients | Vancouver SunPostmedia via Vancouver Sun, The Province, MSN; City News Dr. Annie Lalande 14 March 2024
Can an EV save you money? It depends on where you live and how much you drive | Globalnews.caGlobal News via Yahoo, MSN; CKNW The Jas Johal Show, CTV Morning Live, CTV News via iHeart Radio; Postmedia via Financial Post, Driving, Canoe
UBC News coverage
Bassam Javed, Dr. Amanda Giang, and Dr. Milind Kandlikar 13 March 2024
Can you save money driving an electric vehicle? UBC researchers crunched the numbersPostmedia via Vancouver Sun, The Province, MSN; La Presse, Eurasia Review, CKNW Jill Bennett Show, CJAD Elias Makos Show Bassam Javed and Dr. Amanda Giang12 March 2024
Basic income could provide the breathing space so many need ( Spectator via St. Catherines Standard, Welland Tribune
UBC News coverage
Dr. Jiaying Zhao4 March 2024
This homeless N.L. man lives on $175 a month. The federal housing monitor says it's not enough | CBC NewsThe Canadian Press via The Globe and Mail, CBC News, CTV News, City News, Toronto Star, National Post, The Province, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Yahoo Dr. Jiaying Zhao20 February 2024
Is Our Food Waste Creating a Murder of Crows? - The Good Men ProjectThe Good Men ProjectDan Forrest20 February 2024
Removing Roadblocks for Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas | The TyeeThe Conversation via The TyeeDr. Justine Townsend26 January 2024
How to feng shui your fridge — and why it might help to curb climate changeCBC The Current Dr. Jiaying Zhao19 January 2024
Reducing the Forever Chemicals in the Food We Eat
The Tyee via Penticton Herald, Hamilton Spectator, Yahoo Dr. Gunilla Öberg 10 January 2024
Canada’s Nature Agreement underscores the need for true reconciliation with Indigenous nationsThe Conversation via Burnaby Now, Delta Optimist, New Westminster Record, North Shore News, Pique Newsmagazine, Prince George Citizen, Richmond News, Times Colonist, Tri-City News, Vancouver Is Awesome Dr. Justine Townsend8 January 2024
Homeless people in Vancouver were given $5,500 cash, no strings attached. They used it to secure housing and even start saving.Business Insider
UBC News coverage
Dr. Jiaying Zhao3 January 2024
Why snake soup, the Hong Kong winter food that featured on a Pizza Hut pizza, has traditionally been eaten – and why it’s becoming harder to find
South China Morning Post Dr. Félix Landry Yuan 5 December 2023
Shift away from fossil fuels now or face catastrophic warming by 2100, UN report says
CBC News The National Dr. Simon Donner 1 December 2023
Issues to watch out for at COP 28
Québec Science and
UBC News advisory
Dr. Simon Donner 30 November 2023
A UBC Professor Explains What To Look For At COP 28 & Why He Does Not Believe In Overshoot | Cortes CurrentsCortes Currents Dr. Simon Donner 23 Novemeber 2023
How to feng shui your fridge and eat more foodWashington Post via The Seattle TimesDr. Jiaying Zhao22 November 2023
The fridge hack that can slack your food wasteThe Washington PostDr. Jiaying Zhao20 November 2023
What is 6PPD and why is it killing our coho?
Glacier Media- Vancouver is Awesome, Burnaby Now, Richmond News, Tri-City News, New Westminster Record, North Shore News, Squamish Chief, Delta Optimist, Powell River Peak, Castanet
UBC News coverage
Drs. Timothy Rodgers and Amanda Giang14 November 2023
Cigarette butts remain Vancouver's most littered item — and a seemingly unsolvable waste problem | CBC News
CBCDr. Jiaying Zhao 30 October 2023
How clouds protect coral reefs, but will not be enough to save them from us - The Weather Network
The Weather NetworkDr. Simon Donner18 October 2023
2023 on track to be the hottest year as September smashes records | CNNCNNDr. Simon Donner16 October 2023
(1) How clouds protect coral reefs, but will not be enough to save them from us ( ConversationDr. Simon Donner13 October 2023
Denver experimented with giving people $1,000 a month. It reduced homelessness and increased full-time employment, a study found.Business InsiderDr. Jiaying Zhao5 October 2023
(1) Canadians want urgent climate action, but cost of living stands in the way: poll - National | Globalnews.caGlobal News Dr. Kai Chan 4 October 2023
Canada's wildfires take devastating toll on wildlife (
Agence France-Presse via France 24, Radio France Internationale, International Business Times Dr. Matthew Mitchell 4 October 2023
The Case For Unconditional Cash Transfers With Jiaying Zhao Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes podcast (, The Chris Hayes Podcast
UBC News coverage
Dr. Jiaying Zhao 4 October 2023
What do homeless people do with cash aid? A new study found out | Homelessness | The GuardianThe Guardian, UBC News CoverageDr. Jiaying Zhao 28 September 2023
'The land will be lost forever:' Okanagan is one the most endangered ecosystems in Canada | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source (
iNFO NewsDr. Kai Chan 26 September 2023
Extravagant Celebrity Flower Arrangements Need to Be Nipped in the Bud ( via MSN Dr. Kai Chan22 September 2023
The underappreciated benefits of wild bees (
FreethinkDr. Claire Kremen15 September 2023
Canada gave free money to help the homeless – and it worked ( IssueDr. Jiaying Zhao14 September 2023
Sep 9: Science in the field special | CBC Radio
CBC Quirks and Quarks, CKNW Jill Bennett Show, Environmental Science and Engineering MagazineDr. Timothy Rodgers9 September 2023
Sep 9: Science in the field special | CBC Radio
CBC Aaron Aguirre9 September 2023
‘The public has the wrong idea’: $7,500 in cash given to 50 homeless in basic-income study
Powell River Now, Comox Valley Now, Coast Now, Campbell River Now Dr. Jiaying Zhao4 September 2023
‘B.C. researchers studied how homeless people spent a $7,500 handout. Here’s what they found - The Globe and MailCanadian Press via Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Yahoo, National Post, CP24, National Observer, Winnipeg Free Press, O Canada, Montreal Gazette, Penticton Herald; Global News, CTV News AtlanticDr. Jiaying Zhao1 September 2023
Dan Fumano: Scientists and poets agree - we love the smell of fresh rain | The Province The ProvinceDr. Sahil Bhandari 31 August 2023
Canada study debunks stereotypes of homeless people’s spending habits | Canada | The GuardianThe Guardian Dr. Jiaying Zhao30 August 2023
‘B.C. research shows impact of giving homeless people cash | CTV NewsCTV News via iHeart Radio, Postmedia via Vancouver Sun, National Post, Montreal Gazette, The Province, Prince George Post, Calgary Herald Dr. Jiaying Zhao29 August 2023
Pacific coral reefs have naturally increased their heat tolerance • Dr. Simon Donner22 August 2023
Coral 'may not be as vulnerable to climate change as first thought' | Science | News |
ExpressDr. Simon Donner28 August 2023
Life as a teen is full of tough choices. Teaching decision-making skills in classrooms could help The Globe and MailDr. Robin Gregory21 August 2023
UBC event highlights right to repair shortfallsGlobal NewsNeha Sharma-Mascarenha 8 August 2023
Is climate change as dangerous as doomists make it out to be?iheartradioDr. Simon Donner1 August 2023
Here’s how Vancouver’s rain gardens are giving salmon a boostThe Weather NetworkDr. Timothy Rodgers1 August 2023
For these researchers, an ideal summer night is spent chasing bats through Vancouver's parksCBCAaron Aguirre 24 July 2023
10 Minutes to Save the Planet - Dude, where’s my alternative to cars?CBC ListenJiaying Zhao14 July 2023
Anticipating Canada's crisis response decisions can save critical time in future wildfire seasonsVancouver is Awesome Robin Gregory7 July 2023
Canada and U.S. cooperation needed to solve our wildfire crisis
The Globe and Mail Robin Gregory6 July 2023
What areas of Metro Vancouver are the smelliest? UBC researchers want to knowCity NewsDr. Sahil Bhandari3 July 2023
Could rain gardens be the thing that saves salmon from toxic tire chemicals?Apple PodcastsDr. Timothy Rodgers3 July 2023
Rain gardens filter out tire toxin lethal to salmon, B.C. study shows
Glacier Media via Vancouver is Awesome, Castanet News, Delta Optimist, North Shore News, Squamish Chief, The Prince George Citizen, Richmond News, Burnaby Now, New Westminster Record, Tri-City News, Pique News Magazine, Powell River Peak, Alaska Highway News, Bowen Island Undercurrent, Sechelt / Gibsons Coast Reporter,

Drs. Tim Rodgers and Amanda Giang22 June 2023
Vulnerable groups need more support with poor Toronto air quality, say climate expertsCBCAmanda Giang21 June 2023
The Shipping Climate CrunchThe Tyee Imranul Laskar and
Amanda Giang
12 June 2023

These young Canadians are banging down the government's door asking for climate jobs
CBCManvi Bhalla1 June 2023
Forget herbicides. Sandblasting will whack those weedsNational ObserverClaire Kremen31 May 2023
Opinion: We must eliminate persistent, bio-accumulative and toxic plastics before it’s too lateThe ProvinceGunilla Öberg 30 May 2023
Nose for trouble: B.C. scientists brace for a deadly bat fungusTimes ColonistAaron Aguirre 29 May 2023
El Niño is on our doorstep, but not all are created equal. So what does it mean for Canada?Radio-CanadaSimon Donner26 May 2023
They're not these malicious creatures of the night': UBC researchers collect bat data after deadly fungus foundCTV NewsAaron Aguirre15 May 2023
Bats in Vancouver: The secret city nightlife The Jas Johal Show (Global News) Aaron Aguirre11 May 2023
Teaching Kids How to Make Good ChoicesThe TyeeRobin Gregory 4 May 2023
What is happy climate action? A B.C. academic’s plan to protect the planet and spread joy
CTV NewsJiaying Zhao21 April 2023
Is talking about climate change actually making it worse?
Episode 6 of Planet Wonder, CBC GemJiaying Zhao11 April 2023
Global food production may decline by 9% owing to climate change, says expert
The HinduNavin Ramankutty10 April 2023
IRES students Jaden Phillips and Lea Anderson wrote an op-ed for the National Observer
Canada's National ObserverJaden Phillips and Lea Anderson4 April 2023
Debt, financial fears impacting Canadians’ mental health, survey finds
Black Press via Saanich News, Alberni Valley News, Chilliwack Progress, Peninsula News ReviewJiaying Zhao30 March 2023
What does Canada’s journey to net zero look like?
Canadian GeographicSimon Donner29 March 2023
Citizen-run conservation booms in South America, despite state neglect
MongabayRocío López de la Lama28 March 2023
Messaging, visual cues can reduce the use of plastic produce bags, says study from UBC prof
CBCJiaying Zhao27 March 2023
Yes, happiness and climate action can go together
Climate OneJiaying Zhao24 March 2023
Can the heat from running computers help grow our food? It’s complicated
The Conversation, Tri-City NewsSarah-Louise Ruder21 March 2023
Managing Metro Vancouver's water supply as global temperatures rise
City NewsKai Chan21 March 2023
UBC prof discusses new approaches to eco-climate crisis
The ManitobanKai Chan14 March 2023
‘Rights of nature’ movement gains steam in Pacific Northwest. Can it help species on the brink?
Seattle TimesDavid Boyd11 February 2023
Do we have less than 10 years to address climate change?
CKNW Mornings with SimiSimon Donner31 January 2023
Some of the waste dumped on Cultus Lake area farmland came from Surrey green bins
Vancouver Sun, The ProvinceJiaying Zhao24 January 2023
'We're still on the bunny slopes': As 2023 kicks off, is Canada's climate change plan aggressive enough?
CTV NewsSimon Donner14 January 2023
6 new climate policies anticipated for B.C. in 2023
Vancouver SunMatthew Mitchell1 January 2023
These Metro Vancouver businesses want to make it easier for you to hold onto your clothes longer
CBCJiaying Zhao29 December 2022
The first stage of Canada’s plastics ban is now in place. Here’s how it affects you
Toronto StarJiaying Zhao21 December 2022
Canada’s single-use plastic ban takes effect on Dec. 20. Here’s what to know
GlobalJiaying Zhao20 December 2022
Globalised food systems are making hunger worse
Al JazeeraNavin Ramankutty16 December 2022
Here are 5 things to know about COP15 and how it affects B.C.
Vancouver Sun, The ProvinceDavid Boyd8 December, 2022
Science is making it possible to ‘hear’ nature. It does more talking than we knew
The GuardianKaren Bakker30 November 2022
Egypt's tolerance to climate change saves 'coral worldwide'
ExpressSimon Donner25 November 2022
Persistent drought conditions take toll on B.C.
Global National (9:47 mark)Simon Donner19 November 2022
‘No safe place’: Kiribati seeks donors to raise islands from encroaching seas
The GuardianSimon Donner18 November 2022
COP27: coral conservation groups alarmed over ‘catastrophic losses’
The GuardianSimon Donner17 November 2022
Barrick Gold under fire by UN for toxic spills from Veladero mine in Argentina
Financial PostDavid Boyd17 November 2022
Delegates return from COP 27 with lots of questions about where we are heading on climate
CBC On the CoastRudri Bhatt15 November 2022
Global map depicts mammal movement between protected areas
Canadian GeographicAngela Brennan28 October 2022
Using the ocean to fight climate change raises serious environmental justice and technical questions
The ConversationTerre Satterfield24 October 2022
Is weather alone to be blamed for the drought conditions in BC
Vancouver Red FMBalsher Singh Sidhu19 October 2022
The UN says access to a healthy environment is a human right. Here’s what it means for Australia
The ConversationDavid Boyd16 October 2022
BC Is In A Crazy Drought And Scientists Say Climate Change Is To Blame
The SkeenaKai Chan13 October 2022
See Which Countries Have the Most Interconnected Wildlife Preserves
Scientific AmericanAngela Brennan1 October 2022
The flower industry has a thorny environmental problem — and plastic is just part of itCBC NewsKai Chan23 September 2022
‘It was obviously shocking in the best way possible’: Patagonia pledges profits to the Earth
National ObserverKai Chan16 September 2022
'You can’t afford to go without’: The obstacles UBC students face when tech breaks
The UbysseyMilind Kandlikar14 September 2022
UBC researcher rides bicycle around Vancouver to study how city affects bats
Vancouver Sun
The Province
Julia Craig14 September 2022
Bidets are making a splash with Canadians worried about wasteCBC NewsKai Chan1 September 2022
Canada ranks high for mammal movement between protected areas: Study
The Weather NetworkAngela Brennan16 August 2022
The UN just recognized access to a healthy environment is a universal human right. It’s time for Canada to take action
Globe and MailDavid Boyd, Kai Chan, Amanda Giang, Navin Ramankutty14 August 2022
Canadians could soon have the legal right to a healthy environment. But can it be enforced?
The NarwhalDavid Boyd10 August 2022
UK has ‘moral duty’ to improve air pollutionAir Quality NewsDavid Boyd03 August 2022
Could lab-grown meat ever be Indigenized?National ObserverAtlanta Grant02 August 2022
Global map of animal movement could help protect biodiversity
CKNW A Little More ConversationAngela Brennan28 July 2022
A Canadian guide to lowering your carbon footprint
Glacier Media via Vancouver is Awesome, North Shore NewsSimon Donner9 July 2022
Reducing your wasteCKNW Mornings with Simi SaraJiaying Zhao23 June 2022
Carbon budgeting is just one tool in the climate change tool box. Here's how it worksCBCSimon Donner21 June 2022
How much land is needed to help biodiversity?
The Naked Scientists, BBC5Angela Brennan, Claire Kremen20 June 2022
Campaign to curb clothing waste reaches Metro Vancouver residents, review shows, but recycling will get harder
CBCJiaying Zhao19 June 2022
Maps reveal global connectivity for mammals
The Wildlife SocietyAngela Brennan, Claire Kremen7 June 2022
How to make space for species
Axios, Postmedia via Vancouver Sun, The Province, Glacier Media via Castanet, Business in Vancouver, Prince George Citizen, Pique Newsmagazine, North Shore News, Powell River Peak, New Westminster Record, Coast Reporter, Delta OptimistAngela Brennan, Claire Kremen2 June 2022
Visualizing beloved aquatic animals when we reach for plastic might just help us use less of it and protect our oceans
Business InsiderJiaying Zhao26 May 2022
How have environmentally friendly activities changed over the past 10 years?News4JaxJiaying Zhao19 May 2022
A Guaranteed Basic Income Could End Poverty, So Why isn’t it Happening?The ConversationJiaying Zhao12 May 2022
How images of turtles and dolphins helped one Vancouver office building reduce plastic wasteCTV News VancouverJiaying Zhao11 May 2022
Climate Solutions Could be Key in Dealing with Poverty, Human SufferingWeather Network via Yahoo, MSNJiaying Zhao10 May 2022
Have a little hope for the globe on Earth Day
Toronto StarKai Chan22 April 2022
What We Know About the Women Who Vote for Republicans and the Men Who Do NotThe New York TImesTerre Satterfield30 March 2022
What's going on in Antarctica? (And in the Arctic, too?)The Big Story, City News (Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax)Simon Donner30 March 2022
Farmers Can Profit By Setting Aside Marginal Lands As HabitatForbesClaire Kremen27 March 2022
New sustainability hub at UBC to address climate changeCBC BC Today (25:45 mark), CBC On the Coast, Global, CKNW Mornings with Simi, Spice Radio, Vancouver Sun, The ProvinceKai Chan14 March 2022
North Americans have already used up their share of the planet’s resources for the year. It’s clear that climate action needs a reboot
Globe and MailKai Chan11 March 2022
Environmental 'Sacrifice Zones' Require Ambitious Action: UN ExpertCommon DreamsDavid Boyd10 March 2022
Millions suffering in deadly pollution ‘sacrifice zones’, warns UN expert
The GuardianDavid Boyd10 March 2022
UN environment expert: the world’s toxic wastelands have millions of residents
Geneva SolutionsDavid Boyd10 March 2022
Canada's oil, gas emissions cap may wait until 2023, leaving climate plan holeReuters via Yahoo, Financial Post, CTV, Virgin Radio 98.5Simon Donner08 March 2022
Climate report warns of small 'window' for action: UBC professorPostmedia via Vancouver Sun, Ottawa SunSimon Donner03 March 2022
IPCC report: Half the world is facing water scarcity, floods and dirty water — large investments are needed for effective solutions
The ConversationBalsher Sidhu28 February 2022
University partnership exploring ‘rock solid’ solution to climate changeUniversity AffairsTerre Satterfield15 February 2022
Alberto Campos and Kai Chan: Rewilding can restore ecosystems and biodiversity in B.C.
The ProvinceKai Chen15 February 2022
Pollution causing more deaths than COVID, action needed, says U.N. expertReutersDavid Boyd15 February 2022
The climate crisis demands courage not optimismThe ConversationSimon Donner25 January 2022
U.S. corn production is booming - but not for the reasons scientists hopedNational GeographicClaire Kremen24 January 2022
Milk without the cow: Cellular agriculture could be the future of farming, but dairy farmers need helpThe Conversation CASarah-Louise Ruder12 January 2022
Can Dragonflies Help Replace Pesticides? Ask This Algerian!ForbesRassim Khelifa28 December 2021
You'll see more carbon labels in the grocery store next year. Here's what they mean.Maclean'sNavin Ramankutty22 December 2021
Sustainable gift-giving is on the rise. Here are a few ideas for the holiday season.Washington Post via SF GateJiaying Zhao08 December 2021
How green are your purchases?Global NewsKai Chan08 December 2021
Canada's British Columbia feels the effects of climate changeHindustan Times via MSNSimon Donner25 November 2021
'A form of control': Why people panic buy and how to potentially stop itGlacier Media via Vancouver is Awesome, Squamish Chief & othersHannah Wittman20 November 2021
How B.C.'s string of natural disasters are connectedGlobe and Mail, Reuters via China DailySimon Donner20 November 2021
Canada races to reach 18,000 stranded by worst floods in memoryThe TimesSimon Donner20 November 2021
From fire to floods, climate change hits Canada's fragile supply chainReuters via U.S. News & World Report, Indian ExpressSimon Donner19 November 2021
What to watch for as Biden, Trudeau, Lopez Obrador tackle immigration, supply chainUSA Today via Yahoo News, MSNKristen Hopewell19 November 2021
Smithsonian exhibit explores threats facing endangered B.C. whalesCBC The NationalAndrew Trites17 November 2021
From fire to "atmospheric river": Why B.C. is trapped in a world of climate extremesGlobe and MailSimon Donner16 November 2021
Barking up the wrong tree in old-growth controversy?Business in Vancouver, Prince George CitizenHadi Dowlatabadi13 November 2021
Talking about oceans at COP26CBC On the CoastRashid Sumaila13 November 2021
Fishery subsidy: India to seek fairer deal at WTOFinancial ExpressRashid Sumaila12 November 2021
Plenty of fish in the ocean? Not so around China, says study warning of seafood collapseSouth China Morning PostRashid Sumaila12 November 2021
Rights groups warn Paris pact rules on carbon markets leave indigenous people exposedReuters via Daily Mail, Eco-BusinessDavid Boyd11 November 2021
Nuclear industry has high hopes for net-zero futureiPoliticsM.V. Ramana11 November 2021
Sink or Swim: Asia's marine fisheries at risk of collapse, leading scientists warnTaiwan News, Yahoo (Singapore)Rashid Sumaila03 November 2021
COP26 how to get everyone to act on climate change and the reasons for climate inactionSpice RadioJiaying Zhao02 November 2021
Experts are trying to convince WTO to ban harmful fisheriesGB NewsRashid Sumaila02 November 2021
COP26 is a circus with a purpose: Putting climate change in the spotlight so no country can ignore itGlobe and MailSimon Donner29 October 2021
Smell something funky? UBC researchers want to borrow your noseCBC NewsSahil Bhandari28 October 2021
Canada's climate strategy ahead of COP 26CBC BC TodayKai Chan28 October 2021
Canada's climate questionsCBC The HouseSimon Donner25 October 2021
Heated debates: A student's guide to communicating climate researchThe UbysseyJiaying Zhao15 October 2021
How Steller's Sea Cows Impacted the Environment They Left BehindHakai MagazineCameron Bullen15 October 2021
Landmark UN resolution confirms healthy environment is a human rightUN Environment ProgrammeDavid Boyd14 October 2021
Istanbul Turns Taps on Old Fountains, Joining Global Push for Free DrinksBloombergRapichan Phurisamban20 September 2021
Indonesian court rules president negligent over pollutionABC NewsDavid Boyd16 September 2021
Lululemon founder buys Canadian islands to conserve ecosystemsThe GuardianKai Chan30 June 2021
'Black swan' heat wave brings record-breaking power demandNational ObserverMilind Kandlikar28 June 2021
Salad will survive climate change. But at what cost?GristNavin Ramankutty17 June 2021
Canada must recognize our right to a healthy environmentNational ObserverDavid Boyd16 June 2021
The Human Right to a Healthy Environment: How It Can Transform Society and Achieve ReconciliationPorcupine PodcastDavid Boyd08 June 2021
Plastics manufacturers seek to quash toxic designation in courtThe Globe and MailDavid Boyd21 May 2021
Why Canada needs to think about accepting climate change refugeesCBCDavid Boyd21 May 2021 takes aim at LululemonNational ObserverKai Chan12 May 2021
What Denver can learn from universal basic income tests in U.S. and CanadaThe Denver PostJiaying Zhao11 May 2021
'War means blood': Can a treaty stop Latin American activists being killed?ReutersDavid Boyd19 April 2021
When It Comes To Climate Change, Biases Affect EveryoneWyoming Public MediaJiaying Zhao16 April 2021
The ongoing search for the perfect climate change metaphor Social SharingCBCKai Chan16 April 2021
Seaspiracy: Netflix Doc Got You Down? Here's How to Cope, and Help.LivekindlyJiaying Zhao08 April 2021
Chocolate might melt out of memory if we don't protect pollinators, ecologist warnsCBCClaire Kremen06 April 2021
What's that Smell? As Weather Warms, So Does a Perennial East Van DebateThe TyeeAmanda Giang30 March 2021
David Staples: Climate scientists have already gotten it wrong with extreme forecasts. How and why?Edmonton JournalJustin Ritchie19 March 2021
The human right that benefits natureBBCDavid Boyd16 March 2021
Why community-run food hubs could be the key to better food securityThe StarHannah Wittman02 March 2021
One BC Community's Fight to Tackle Industrial PollutionNational ObserverAmanda Giang01 March 2021
Farmers' mass protests in India cut deeply across CanadaPostmedia via Vancouver Sun, The ProvinceShashidharan Enarth21 February 2021
How Nova Scotia coastal communities are planning for climate changeCBCDavid Righter10 February 2021
Dr. Jiaying Zhao on behavioural sustainabilityThe Conference Board of CanadaJiaying Zhao10 February 2021
Farm protests highlight complex India trade outlookBusiness in VancouverShashidharan Enarth05 February 2021
Spooked by COVID-19, B.C. government invests in food processing, supply chainNational ObserverHannah Wittman03 February 2021
Changes in Indian farm laws will be good for Canada's as well: expertsThe Canadian Press via Global, Globe and Mail, The Star & othersShashidharan Enarth21 January 2021
Giving people money turns out to be an incredibly effective tool in ending homelessnessFast CompanyJiaying Zhao13 January 2021
Vancouver Gave Homeless People $5,800. It Changed Their Lives.Reasons to be CheerfulJiaying Zhao08 January 2021
Here's What We Learned From The Pandemic, According To 10 ExpertsHuffington PostKai Chan04 January 2021
UBC researchers launch odour detecting appGlobal News Morning BCAmanda Giang31 December 2020
UBC researchers launch smell-based app in VancouverGlobe and MailAmanda Giang29 December 2020
ADAM STIRLING HOUR 3 Marginalized groups are exposed to higher cumulative air pollutioniHeartRADIOAmanda Giang23 December 2020
Marginalized groups experience higher cumulative air pollution in urban Canada: UBC studyIndo-Canadian VoiceAmanda Giang21 December 2020
COVID-19 may have halted massive protests, but youth are taking their fight for the future to the courtsVancouver Sun, The ProvinceDavid Boyd19 December 2020
'2 lost decades': How some experts view last 20 years of Canadian climate policyCBCDavid Boyd18 December 2020
This new app allows you to report all the weird smells you discover across Metro VancouverVancouver is AwesomeAmanda Giang17 December 2020
What's that smell?! A new app developed by a pair of UBC researchers aims to find out!CKNW Mike Smyth ShowAmanda Giang09 December 2020
UBC researchers mapping smelly spots around Metro VancouverNews 1130Amanda Giang09 December 2020
What stinks? UBC researchers seek help to map the odours of VancouverVancouver Sun, The ProvinceAmanda Giang08 December 2020
UBC researchers tracking stinky 'hotspots' in Metro VancouverCTVAmanda Giang08 December 2020
Quebec car-sharing company is having its moment during the pandemicGlobe and MailHadi Dowlatabadi06 December 2020
Canadian nonprofit sees promising results in unique approach to homelessnessU.S. News & World ReportJiaying Zhao03 December 2020
Plant-based meats are on the rise. But are they sustainable?The StarNavin Ramankutty03 December 2020
Plant-based meats are on the rise. But are they sustainable?National ObserverNavin Ramankutty03 December 2020
UBC study digs into how trail use impacts wildlifePiqueRobin Naidoo18 November 2020
Crop diversification can improve environmental outcomes without sacrificing yieldsScienceDailyClaire Kremen10 November 2020
Will 5G be a detriment to low-income farmers?ForbesZia Mehrabi03 November 2020
What would Jesus do? Give the homeless cash!ForbesJiaying Zhao03 November 2020
La agricultura en la Era Digital: un mundo (no tan) interconectadoNational Geographic (Spain)Zia Mehrabi02 November 2020
Despite good intentions, 5G might widen the gap between farmersZME ScienceZia Mehrabi02 November 2020
To save threatened plants and animals, restore habitat on farms, ranches and other working landsThe ConversationClaire Kremen29 October 2020
Woodfibre LNG and climate played a role in swinging this B.C. riding GreenThe NarwhalKai Chan29 October 2020
Banks lent $2.6tn linked to ecosystem and wildlife destruction in 2019: reportThe GuardianKai Chan28 October 2020
Bank loans scrutinized for harm to wildlife as well as climateReutersKai Chan27 October 2020
Why all human rights depend on a healthy environmentThe Conversation CADavid Boyd27 October 2020
What happens when you give homeless people money?CityNewsJiaying Zhao22 October 2020
Ottawa's climate-change policies fail to protect First Nations against food scarcity: studyGlobe and MailKai Chan21 October 2020
You have the right to a healthy environment, UBC prof to say at UNThe UbysseyDavid Boyd16 October 2020
Cash transfers help homeless to find stable housing and jobs: UBC reportVancouver SunJiaying Zhao15 October 2020
Sea otters are back with a worrying vengeance in B.C.Maclean'sEdward Gregr15 October 2020
Researchers gave homeless people money and what they did with it might surprise youYahooJiaying Zhao14 October 2020
Researchers gave homeless people money and what they did with it might surprise youMSNJiaying Zhao14 October 2020
$7,500 lump sum lifts homeless people out of the streets faster: UBC studyDaily HiveJiaying Zhao14 October 2020
Trailblazing BC study gave homeless $7,500 - and it workedCastanetJiaying Zhao13 October 2020
Here's what happened when a trailblazing B.C. study gave one-time, $7,500 payments to people experiencing homelessnessVancouver is AwesomeJiaying Zhao10 October 2020
Researchers gave homeless people money and what they did with it might surprise youNBC TodayJiaying Zhao09 October 2020
New Research Shows the Major Benefits of Giving Money to People Experiencing HomelessnessGizmodoJiaying Zhao09 October 2020
Researchers gave thousands of dollars to homeless people. The results defied stereotypes.CNNJiaying Zhao08 October 2020
Marni Soupcoff: Circumvent the bureaucrats and give cash directly to the homelessNational PostJiaying Zhao07 October 2020
A B.C. research project gave homeless people $7,500 each - the results were 'beautifully surprising'CBCJiaying Zhao01 October 2020
UN rights expert urges Colombia to suspend some Cerrejon mine operationsReutersDavid Boyd28 September 2020
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Cameras show impact of recreational activities on B.C. wildlifeCTVRobin Naidoo28 September 2020
Cameras reveal impact on wildlifeCTV VancouverRobin Naidoo28 September 2020
Une étude suggère que la pratique du VTT et du vélo de montagne perturbe la fauneRadio CanadaRobin Naidoo25 September 2020
Expert Opinion: The Right To Breathe Clean AirNDTVDavid Boyd21 September 2020
City Bar Association Urges UN to Formally Recognize Human Right to a Healthy EnvironmentLaw.comDavid Boyd17 September 2020
People don't really grasp how their actions impact climate, study showsZME ScienceJiaying Zhao02 September 2020
Reintroducing sea otters is good for the environment and the economy, and both matterMassive ScienceEdward Gregr30 August 2020
Think you're making good climate choices? Take this mini-quizNew York TimesJiaying Zhao30 August 2020
'Non-union' bees make blueberries thrive - but only if they have a homeNational ObserverClaire Kremen28 August 2020
Road to recovery post-coronavirus paved with green bricksChannel News AsiaKai Chan24 August 2020
Prof. Kai Chan: Choose Your Own AdventureIPBES PodcastKai Chan22 July 2020
A scientist wanted us to stop flying. Just not like this.GristNavin Ramankutty22 July 2020
Draft National Fisheries Policy seeks big growth but ignores fishersMongabaySahir Advani21 July 2020
UN watchdog joins SA air pollution caseNew FrameDavid Boyd06 July 2020
Hummingbirds are able to see millions more colors than humansNew York PostHarold Eyster24 June 2020
Hummingbirds can see colors we can't even imagine, new research showsDaily MailHarold Eyster15 June 2020
Sea Otter StudyCTV NewsEdward Gregr15 June 2020
Return of sea otters to B.C. coast worth millions, but not everyone seeing the benefits, study saysCBC NewsEdward Gregr and Kai Chan11 June 2020
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Sandeep Pai on ensuring a 'just transition' for fossil fuel workersYahooSandeep Pai28 April 2020
What if we responded to climate change like we have to coronavirus?ElleJiaying Zhao21 April 2020
B.C. farmers retool their offerings to sell more locallyGlobe and MailHannah Wittman17 April 2020
Vancouver experiences reduced air pollution amid COVID-19 pandemicNews 1130Kai Chan15 April 2020
The importance of relations between politicians and scientistsThe ConversationJiaying Zhao14 April 2020
Biodiversity loss and wildlife trade are making pandemics like COVID-19 more likely, experts sayCBC NewsKai Chan11 April 2020
Farmers on remote island fight food insecurity with their flockNational ObserverHannah Wittman07 April 2020
Zero Hour: There's no stopping climate change, but how bad it gets is still up to youRolling StoneJustin Ritchie27 March 2020
Seeking a more balanced indicator, Canada set to leave GDP in the dustIndependentSandeep Pai17 March 2020
War, famine ... coronavirus? Chinese astrologers prophesied a year of doom in 2020The StarJiaying Zhao06 March 2020
Overhaul your carbon footprint: These are the most impactful choices you can makeVancouver SunJiaying Zhao08 February 2020
Nearly 30 times more solar power needed to transition coal jobs, says studyMongabaySandeep Pai and Hisham Zerriffi05 February 2020
Understanding the great climate science scenario debateForbesHadi Dowlatabadi and Justin Ritchie03 February 2020
We may avoid the very worst climate scenario. But the next-worst is still pretty awful.SF GateHadi Dowlatabadi30 January 2020
Ottawa closer to single-use plastic ban after finishing science assessmentGlobe and MailDavid Boyd28 January 2020
10 species still around that might not be in 2030NewsweekKai Chan01 January 2020
Lose livestock or lose the planet, scientists warnNational ObserverNavin Ramankutty12 December 2019
Hundreds march on Douglas Street to call for climate actionTimes ColonistDavid Boyd29 November 2019
Can climate change change?CastanetKai Chan07 November 2019
Organizers of climate-emergency declaration verifying names after 'Micky Mouse' turns up as signatoryCBC NewsKai Chan06 November 2019
Not all carbon offsets are created equalBusiness in VancouverHadi Dowlatabadi05 November 2019
Environmental allies: Teen protesters, civil disobedience groups and climate scientists demand actionVancouver SunKai Chan25 October 2019
Understanding extinction - humanity has destroyed half the life on EarthCBC Quirks & QuarksKai Chan18 October 2019
Four scientists explain how they're voting and why they decided to speak outStar VancouverKai Chan18 October 2019
UN rights experts criticise London climate protest 'ban' before court hearingThomson ReutersDavid Boyd16 October 2019
ELECTION 2019: Climate strikes push environment to top of mind for federal leadersAbbotsford NewsKai Chan16 October 2019
Here's how climate change will impact the region where you liveGlobal NewsKai Chan27 September 2019
Trans Mountain oil tankers aren't the only thing endangering whales on the West CoastCBC NewsKai Chan26 September 2019
What Would Happen If Canada Treated Climate Crisis Like WarViceKai Chan20 September 2019
North America has lost 3 billion birds since 1970CBC News+B132Kai Chan19 September 2019
Climate explained: Why are climate change skeptics often right-wing conservatives?The ConversationYu Luo, Rebecca M. Todd and Jiaying Zhao18 September 2019
To teach kids that know more of Pokemon than phytoplankton, David Ng made a game of itThe TyeeMeggie Callahan18 September 2019
Worried About Climate Change? Here's What To Ask Political CandidatesChatelaineKai Chan05 September 2019
A Canadian Politician Said Climate Change Can Benefit The Country & Got Burned On TwitterNarcityKai Chan02 September 2019
'For every benefit, there is a similar kind of cost': Kai ChanGlobal NewsKai Chan01 September 2019
Upset about Amazon wildfires? There's something you can doCBC NewsKai Chan29 August 2019
As forest fires rage, experts worry about the future of the AmazonCBC NewsKai Chan22 August 2019
Cloverdale town hall addresses climate change and loss of biodiversityPeace Arch NewsKai Chan22 August 2019
Pokemon-like card game can help teach ecologyMing PaoMeggie Callahan01 August 2019
Pokemon-like card game inspires kids to learn about ecologyCTV NewsMeggie Callahan21 July 2019
Ujjwala enrolment and refill show gapThe TelegraphAbhishek Kar17 July 2019
New study questions success of Centre's LPG schemeDeccan HeraldAbhishek Kar16 July 2019
New efforts to reduce indoor air pollution in IndiaEarth.comAbhishek Kar15 July 2019
Canada would miss Paris Agreement targets under Conservative climate plan: reportGlobal NewsKai Chan11 July 2019
Environmentalism's Next Frontier: Giving Nature Legal RightsMother JonesDavid Boyd10 July 2019
Kids suing governments about climate: It's a global trendNational GeographicDavid Boyd26 June 2019
Conservatives unveil climate change policyGlobal NewsKai Chan19 June 2019
Local companies find pre-emptive ban on single-use plastics is good business, expert saysNews 1130Kai Chan10 June 2019
Fashion industry cleans up its act by tackling environmental and ethical issuesGlobal NewsAlejandra Echeverri09 June 2019
UBC to offer 100 per cent sustainable seafood in all dining hallsCBC NewsKai Chan08 June 2019
OPINION: A breath of clean air should be a human rightReutersDavid Boyd05 June 2019
Society could collapse by 2050 under strain of climate change and conflict, paper warnsGlobal NewsKai Chan04 June 2019
Your Climate, Your Choice: NDP's climate action planGlobal NewsKai Chan31 May 2019
May 22 is international biodiversity day - and this scientist thinks change is possibleGlobal NewsKai Chan22 May 2019
Why Lake Erie has the same rights as a person in Toledo, OhioMaclean'sDavid Boyd20 May 2019
Your climate, your choice: Analyzing Federal Green Party's climate planGlobal NewsKai Chan17 May 2019
Why life depends on biodiversityNew Zealand HeraldKai Chan10 May 2019
How humanity put 1 million species at risk of extinctionCBC RadioKai Chan09 May 2019
Science Says: Why biodiversity matters to youNational PostKai Chan07 May 2019
Why the Globe's Biodiversity Crisis Is Such a Big DealNBC New YorkKai Chan07 May 2019
Killer whales to caribou: UN environment report has strong message for CanadaYahoo NewsKai Chan06 May 2019
Killer whales to caribou: UN environment report has strong message for CanadaNational PostKai Chan06 May 2019
Killer whales to caribou: UN environment report has strong message for CanadaOttawa CitizenKai Chan06 May 2019
UN environment report has strong message for Canada: co-authorCityNewsKai Chan06 May 2019
Nature crisis: Humans 'threaten 1m species with extinction'BBC NewsKai Chan06 May 2019
Nature is in its worst shape in human history, UN report saysCBC NewsKai Chan06 May 2019
UN environment report has strong message for Canada: co-authorNews 1130Kai Chan06 May 2019
Killer whales to caribou: UN environment report has strong message for CanadaCTV NewsKai Chan06 May 2019
One million species facing extinction, posing a risk to human well-being: UN reportGlobe and MailKai Chan06 May 2019
Killer whales to caribou: UN environment report has strong message for CanadaTimes ColonistKai Chan06 May 2019
B.C. has a whopping 1,807 species at risk of extinction - but no rules to protect themThe NarwhalKai Chan03 May 2019
How Rights of Nature Legislation Affords Legal Standing, or Personhood, to Natural EntitiesTeen VogueElaine Hsiao22 April 2019
Blame the signs: When recycling is confusing, we avoid itCBC RadioJiaying Zhao21 April 2019
How Protected Natural Areas in Developing Countries Impact Local ResidentsPsychCentralRobin Naidoo17 April 2019
'Individual action matters': climate communicators need to give useful advice, researcher saysCBC NewsJiaying Zhao07 April 2019
Naturschutz erhöht den WohlstandDer TagesspiegelRobin Naidoo04 April 2019
The Fear of Losing It AllThe CutJiaying Zhao21 March 2019
Air pollution a silent killer, claims 7 million lives each year: UN expertBusiness StandardDavid Boyd05 March 2019
Time to see air pollution as a human rights threat: U.N.Business TelegraphDavid Boyd05 March 2019
Time to see air pollution as a human rights threat: UNArab NewsDavid Boyd04 March 2019
Air pollution kills 600,000 children every year: UNGulf NewsDavid Boyd04 March 2019
Air pollution, the 'silent killer' that claims seven million lives a year: rights council hears UN NewsDavid Boyd04 March 2019
Air pollution: The 'silent killer' that claims seven million lives a yearBreaking NewsDavid Boyd04 March 2019
UN: Time to See Air Pollution as Human Rights ThreatVOA NewsDavid Boyd04 March 2019
Vancouver City Hall follows outdated model in engaging residentsThe ProvinceRobin Gregory14 February 2019
Global energy transition powers surge in demand for metalsAlaska Highway NewsHadi Dowlatabadi30 January 2019
'We can do a lot better': Metro Vancouver recycling, composting rate stalls at 63%CBC NewsJiaying Zhao26 January 2019
Poverty, not donation bins, cause death, say advocates as death toll mountsThe Star VancouverJiaying Zhao08 January 2019
Want citizens to care about climate change? Write them a chequeNational PostAbhishek Kar and Hisham Zerriffi21 December 2018
Hungry great blue herons in Stanley Park eating young salmonThe ProvinceZachary Sherker10 December 2018
You could be paying more for potatoes in 2019. Is climate change to blame?Global BCNavim Ramankutty04 December 2018
Local authors tackle the problems and opportunities of just transition from a fossil-fuel economyVancouver SunSandeep Pai30 November 2018
The uncertain future of U.S. coal communitiesNational PostSandeep Pai12 November 2018
Towards 'Total Transition': How One First Nation Took Its Power BackThe TyeeSandeep Pai01 November 2018
UN Urged to Recognize Healthy Climate As a Human Right Climate Liability NewsDavid Boyd26 October 2018
UK is endangering people's health by denying their right to clean air, says UN
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Trump's 'all-out effort' on climate is derelict and risky SalonSameer Shah and Scott McKenzie23 September 2018
The very hot, very hungry caterpillar The AtlanticNavin Ramankutty30 August 2018
If the world ate the USDA-recommended diet, there wouldn't be enough land to grow itCBC NewsNavin Ramankutty16 August 2018
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: Smokeless kitchens are becoming a realityFinancial ExpressAbhishek Kar08 August 2018
UBC lawyer named new UN watchdog for human rights and environmentThe Star VancouverDavid Boyd01 August 2018
What can other cities learn about water shortages from 'Day Zero'Canadian GeographicKieran Findlater and Lucy Rodina16 July 2018
Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic strawsCTV NewsDavid Boyd09 July 2018
Recyclers make slick pitch with improvements to oil, antifreeze collection CBC NewsJiaying Zhao13 June 2018
Boyd: Why the G7 must take bold action on plastic pollutionOttawa CitizenDavid Boyd06 June 2018
Scientists make few gains on federal environment bill The Globe and MailKai Chan25 May 2018
Straws suck for pollution, but other items harmful too, say researchersCBC NewsDavid Boyd20 May 2018
Public feels a 'sense of urgency' to restore B.C.'s foraged forests: studyThe Star VancouverGuillaume Peterson St-Laurent17 May 2018
How Income Affects the BrainThe AtlanticJiaying Zhao15 May 2018
Colombian high court grants personhood to Amazon rainforest in case against country's governmentPRIDavid Boyd06 May 2018
B.C. farmers' market program expands to support lower-income residents and food producersThe Star VancouverHannah Wittman06 May 2018
Hummingbirds 'sing' with their tail feathers to impress the femalesCBC RadioEmily Mistick14 April 2018
Climate Change Just Got a Little Less TerribleBloombergJustin Ritchie09 February 2018
What Colin Kaepernick can teach us about citizenshipMaclean'sScott McKenzie and Sameer H. Shah03 February 2018