Climate Change

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

Dr. Sarah Henderson, BASc, PhD

Dr. Sarah Henderson, BASc, PhD

Senior Scientist

BC Centre for Disease Control

wildfire smoke, air pollution, extreme hot weather, public health, epidemiology, environmental health

Tara Moreau, PhD

Tara Moreau, PhD

Sessional Instructor

Associate Director, Sustainability and Community Programs

Sustainable agriculture, organic agriculture, urban agriculture, community-based research, biodiversity, integrated pest management, best management practices, climate change, mitigation, adaptation, resilience, food policy, non-profit organizations, social enterprise, biological diversity, sustainable development, crop farming, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Villy Christensen, PhD

Villy Christensen, PhD

Professor, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries

Director, Global Ocean Modeling

Ecosystem modeling, global ocean, IPBES, Ecopath, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Dr. Leonora Angeles, PhD

Dr. Leonora Angeles, PhD

Associate Professor

Feminist gender issues, women’s movement, Philippines, international development, community planning, social planning, arts

Dr. Shannon Walsh

Dr. Shannon Walsh

Associate Professor

Documentary, film production, South Africa, politics of friendship, social movements, gig economy, gig work, platform economy, cinema, activism, popular education

William Cheung

William Cheung

Professor

Canada Research Chair (Tier II, Ocean Sustainability and Global Change)

Director, Changing Ocean Research Unit

Director of Science of Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program

Global change, climate change, oceans, fisheries, biodiversity, marine and coastal, ecosystems, conservation, adaptation, impact assessment, fisheries management, biological diversity, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Patricia Schulte, PhD

Professor

Aquaculture, effects of environmental change on fish, evolution, adaptation, genomics in fisheries, biological diversity, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Vicky Wing Yee Lam, PhD

Vicky Wing Yee Lam, PhD

Program Manager / Research Associate

Nippon Foundation – UBC Nereus Program

Fisheries economics, climate change, adaptation, fisheries management, global change, vulnerability assessment, spatial analysis, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Dr. Karen Hodges, PhD

Dr. Karen Hodges, PhD

Professor, Conservation Biology

wildlife, wildfire, fire, conservation, mammals, birds, owls, habitat loss, habitat, predators, carnivores, snowshoe hares, boreal forest, biosolids, restoration ecology, conservation biology, ecology,

Dr. Juan José Alava, PhD

Dr. Juan José Alava, PhD

Research Associate & Principal Investigator

marine eco-toxicology, ocean conservation and pollution, environmental toxicology and chemistry, food web bioaccumulation modeling of pollutants (Bioaccumulation Science), ocean pollution by plastics/microplastics, sea turtles and marine mammals’ eco-toxicology, marine ecology, conservation biology, tropical biodiversity, and ecology, fishery science and management, climate change science, the impact of climate change and acidification in marine organisms and fisheries, climate change adaptation strategies in fisheries, population dynamics and conservation of marine mammals, biology and conservation of marine mammals, seabirds and sea turtles, field ornithology, aquatic microbiology, eco-toxicological risk assessment, environmental impact assessments and environmental policy, public health, tropical parasitology, and environmental/conservation medicine,

Patrick Baylis, PhD

Patrick Baylis, PhD

Assistant Professor

Economics, climate change, environmental economics, electricity economics, energy economics, amenity value of climate, pollution economics, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Dr. Sean Fleming

Dr. Sean Fleming

Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences

Applied R&D Technical Lead, National Water and Climate Center, US Department of Agriculture

Water resources, hydrology, flooding, water supply, water quality, rivers, groundwater, forecasting, prediction, computational modeling, artificial intelligence, machine learning, statistics, climate variability, climate change, contaminated sites, environmental remediation, mountain glaciers, geophysics, practical applications, environmental monitoring, environmental management, water resource management, environmental policy, public engagement, science and society,

Jack (John) Saddler, PhD

Professor of Bioenergy/Biofuels

Bioconversion, biofuels, Bioenergy, Biojet fuels, drop in biofuels, biorefinery, renewable energy, pulp and paper, bioeconomy, climate change, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

 

Dr. Greg Garrard, PhD

Dr. Greg Garrard, PhD

Professor of Environmental Humanities

Culture and climate change, animals in society, environmental literature, environmental communication, climate scepticism, ecocriticism,