UBC experts on heat wave
UBC experts are available to comment on B.C.’s current heat wave.
Jun 22, 2021
NDP candidates push for stronger climate action as Singh supports LNG Canada
UBC academics were quoted in a Canadian Press story on NDP leader Jagmeet Singh’s stance on climate change and support for LNG Canada. Simon Donner, a geography professor and climate […]
Feb 20, 2019
Earth’s coldest years on record all happened over 90 years ago
Mashable mentioned a list posted by Simon Donner, a climate scientist at UBC, about the coldest years since 1880. The list showed that annual cold records are becoming rarer. The […]
Feb 11, 2019
UBC experts on B.C. climate plan
The B.C. government is set to unveil a new climate plan today.
Dec 5, 2018
UN climate report adds weight to liquefied natural gas concerns in B.C.
An article appeared in Star Vancouver about a United Nations climate report that has renewed criticisms of B.C.’s decision to develop an LNG project in Kitimat. Simon Donner, a climate […]
Oct 11, 2018
New coral bleaching database to help predict fate of global reefs
A UBC-led research team has developed a new global coral bleaching database that could help scientists predict future bleaching events.
May 1, 2017
The return of El Niño
A UBC expert says an El Niño this year could be warmer than usual and have harsh consequences for world farmers.
Jul 21, 2014
2013 recipients of UBC's Faculty Research Awards
Each spring, the Office of the Vice President Research and International hosts an awards reception to recognize outstanding UBC researchers. Faculty researchers are nominated by their peers. Winners are selected […]
Jan 30, 2014
How extreme weather affects attitudes towards climate change
From a heat wave down under to a cold snap in North America, UBC’s Simon Donner on extreme weather.
Jan 16, 2014
UBC experts on Typhoon Haiyan
UBC researchers are available to talk about Typhoon Haiyan and its impact on the Philippines, including its cause, the response and the ongoing relief efforts.
Nov 13, 2013
What Canadian media are missing about climate change
Are national newspapers giving Canadians the information they need to make informed decisions about climate change?
Jun 6, 2013
Blowing hot and cold: U.S. belief in climate change shifts with weather
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.
Feb 5, 2013