Dr. Jiaying Zhao
Study debunks stereotypes about homeless people’s spending habits
A newly published University of B.C. study unveils a stark contrast between public perception and reality when it comes to how homeless people manage their finances.
Aug 29, 2023
UBC scholar combats climate change with happiness
The prevailing narrative on the climate crisis—and how to address it—is at best bewildering and at worst downright depressing. We’re told we face a doom-and-gloom scenario, and the only way to solve it is to give up simple pleasures and conveniences.
Apr 21, 2023
UBC experts on Canada’s regulation of single-use plastics
UBC experts are available to comment on the federal government’s new regulations aimed at eliminating or restricting certain single-use plastics that pose a threat to the environment.
Jun 20, 2022
UBC experts on sustainable gift giving
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to sustainable gift giving and consumerism.
Dec 10, 2021
UBC experts on Black Friday consumption and sustainability
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to Black Friday, including urging consumers to make the connection between what they buy and what eventually ends up harming our ecosystems.
Nov 24, 2021
UBC researchers are helping communities prepare for the effects of climate change
The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) takes place next week and one of its four goals is to help countries adapt to climate change in order to protect communities and natural habitats.
Oct 26, 2021
UBC climate experts and COP26 delegates
The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) climate change conference is taking place from October 31 to November 12. UBC conference delegates as well as UBC climate, environment and sustainability experts are available to comment.
Oct 21, 2021