Dr. William Rees, PhD, FRSC

Contact Information

Chosen name and pronouns:

William Rees (He/Him/His)


Tel: 778-386-3893


Alternate Contact

Lou Corpuz-Bosshart

Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604 822 2048

Email: lou.bosshart@ubc.ca


ecological economics, ecology, human ecology, human population dynamics, human environmental behaviour, ecological footprint analysis, climate change, cognitive barriers to sustainability, urban prospects, energy futures, renewable energy, societal collapse,

In the Media

The Earth Is Telling Us We Must Rethink Our Growth Society – The Tyee What, Me Worry? Humans Are Blind to Imminent Environmental Collapse – The Tyee Staving Off the Coming Global Collapse – The Tyee Memo from a Climate Crisis Realist: The Choice before Us- The Tyee Don’t Call Me a Pessimist on Climate Change. I Am a Realist – The Tyee Yes, the Climate Crisis May Wipe out Six Billion People- The Tyee