Media Release | December 22, 2016
If countries abide by the Paris Agreement global warming target of 1.5 degrees Celsius, potential fish catches could increase by six million metric tons per year, according to a new study published in Science.
Media Release | January 6, 2016
Drought and extreme heat slashed global cereal harvests between 1964 and 2007 – and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in North America, Europe and Australasia, according to a new study published in Nature led by UBC and McGill University researchers.
Media Release | July 2, 2015
Climate change is forcing fish out of their current habitats and into cooler waters and many more species will soon be affected if climate goals are not met, say scientists.
Media Release | February 3, 2014
Dramatic differences exist in how Canadian communities are preparing for the effects of climate change, a new study finds.
Media Release | January 28, 2014
Increasingly extreme swings in temperature may put some insects at higher risk than previously thought, a UBC-Yale study finds.
January 16, 2014
From a heat wave down under to a cold snap in North America, UBC’s Simon Donner on extreme weather.
June 6, 2013
Are national newspapers giving Canadians the information they need to make informed decisions about climate change?
Media Release | February 5, 2013
A UBC study of American attitudes toward climate change finds that local weather – temperature, in particular – is a major influence on public and media opinions on the reality of global warming.
November 1, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
UBC researchers have created a video game to help community members prepare for the impacts of climate change.
Media Release | October 6, 2011
Rising world temperatures will cause most populations of herbivores – including plant-eating fish – to decline, according to a University of British Columbia biologist. That prediction resulted from updated mathematical […]