Climate Change

Prof. Peter Arcese, MSc, PhD

Prof. Peter Arcese, MSc, PhD

Professor

FRBC Chair in Applied Conservation Biology

Conservation biology, spatial planning, birds, mammals, plants, small populations, cultural uses, evolution, ecology, wildlife ecology, invasive species, overabundant species, inbreeding, rapid evolution, climate change, habitat change,

Philip Austin, PhD

Associate Professor

Global climate, climate change, greenhouse effect, global warming, clouds, lightning, storms, greenhouse gases

Greg Henry, PhD

Professor

Arctic tundra ecosystems, climate change, warming experiments, plant adaptation, caribou and muskox populations, Arctic climate reconstruction, the International Tundra Experiment (ITEX), ArcticNet, the International Polar Year (IPY), biological diversity, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Kathryn Harrison, PhD

Professor

Canadian politics, environmental politics, environmental policy, climate change, global warming, climate change policy, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases, Canadian government, Federal-provincial relations, carbon pricing

Dr. Tim McDaniels, PhD

Dr. Tim McDaniels, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Risk management and decision making processes for environmental, technological and health hazards. Analysis of infrastructure systems in extreme events. Environmental values and valuation. Decision analysis. Risk Analysis. Forestry, fisheries and environmental resource management given climate change. Climate change and infrastructure,

Walter Mérida, FCAE, P.Eng

Walter Mérida, FCAE, P.Eng

Professor

Electrochemical energy conversion, thermodynamics, low carbon fuels, clean energy, fuel cells, hydrogen, climate change, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Simon Donner

Simon Donner

Professor

Climate change, climate change policy, ocean conservation, marine science, coral reefs, water pollution, nutrient pollution, climate change adaptation, Pacific Islands, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

George Hoberg

George Hoberg

Professor

Energy policy (oil sands, transition to clean energy), climate policy, environmental policy, governance (including role of First Nations in decision-making), global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases 

John Innes

John Innes

Professor

Forestry, forest management, forest certification, aboriginal forestry, biodiversity, climate change, communities and livelihoods, conservation, ecosystems, forest management, forest policy, social impact, sustainability, drought, forest fires, wildfires, heat waves, people’s responses to heat waves, impact of heat waves on forests, adaptation of forests to climate change, responses of resorts (such as Whistler) to climate change, biological diversity, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Lawrence Frank, PhD

Lawrence Frank, PhD

Professor

Health and environmental impacts of transportation and urban planning (land use) decisions, transportation, transit, public health, sustainability, sprawl, neighbourhood walkability, physical activity, urban planning, sustainable development, public transport, public transit

Gary Q. Bull

Gary Q. Bull

Professor

International forest policy, environmental services markets, carbon markets, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Michele Koppes, PhD

Associate Professor

Climate change, glaciers, natural hazards, landscape change, polar regions, ice-ocean interactions, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Lisa Nathan, PhD, MLIS

Lisa Nathan, PhD, MLIS

Associate Professor

climate, information ethics, Indigenous information, libraries, sustainability, library, human-computer interaction, climate adaptation

Allan L. Carroll

Allan L. Carroll

Professor

Director, Forest Sciences Undergraduate Program

Climate change, mountain pine beetle, bark beetles, forest disturbance, integrated pest management, insect ecology, population dynamics, insect-plant interactions, biological diversity, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Dr. Mary O’Connor, PhD

Dr. Mary O’Connor, PhD

Professor

Climate change, ocean, seafood, seagrass, eelgrass, invertebrate, ecology, environment, biological diversity, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Prof. Yves Tiberghien, PhD

Prof. Yves Tiberghien, PhD

Professor, Department of Political Science

Konwakai Chair in Japanese Research, Institute of Asian Research

Director, Center for Japanese Research

Director, UBC Sciences Po Dual Degree program

Global Economic governance, COVID politics, G20, WTO, RCEP, CPTPP, Global environment, climate change, biodiversity governance, GMO, Japan, Chinese political economy, China and global order, China global, EU, France, COVID-19 politics, WHO, EU-China relations, Japan-China relations,

Tongli Wang

Tongli Wang

Assistant Professor, Centre for Forest Conservation Genetics

Research Associate, Dept. of Forest and Conservation Sciences

Climate models, climate change adaptation, ecosystem climate projection, species range projection, assisted migration, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Michael Brauer, ScD

Michael Brauer, ScD

Professor

Air pollution, air quality and health, environmental health, transportation and health, healthy cities, environment and health, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Sara Harris, PhD

Sara Harris, PhD

Professor of Teaching

Science Education, Climate Change Education,

Kai Chan, PhD

Kai Chan, PhD

Professor

Canada Research Chair, Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem services, ecosystem-based management, biodiversity conservation, sustainability science, social-ecological systems, environmental assessment, environmental policy, biological diversity, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases