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
UBC Sauder’s prediction markets forecast federal election outcome
A stock market at the UBC Sauder School of Business is aiming to predict the outcome of Canada’s upcoming federal election.
Oct 15, 2019
‘Empty threat’: Economists slam United Conservative leader’s promise to cut off gas to B.C.
Werner Antweiler, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to News 1130 about gas supplies to B.C.
Apr 17, 2019
Gas pains on road to green gains in B.C.
Business in Vancouver quoted Werner Antweiler, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, in an article about gas prices.
Apr 17, 2019
Gas prices hit 169.9 cents in Metro Vancouver
Werner Antweiler, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a CBC article about gas prices. “People will eventually start buying more fuel-efficient vehicles as a result […]
Apr 15, 2019
WTO ruling could mean perpetually higher softwood duties
Werner Antweiler, a professor of economics at UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to Business in Vancouver about duties on Canadian softwood lumber.
Apr 15, 2019
Legal challenges could dent ICBC recovery schedule, experts warn
The Times Colonist spoke to Werner Antweiler, a professor of economics at UBC, in an article about legal challenges facing ICBC. The article also appeared in Business in Vancouver and Vancouver Courier. […]
Feb 22, 2019
Increasingly common extreme weather events resulting in need for BC Hydro to adapt
The Globe and Mail interviewed Michael Byers, UBC’s Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law as well as Werner Antweiler, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor about […]
Jan 7, 2019
Opinion: Bring photo radar to Sea to Sky Highway
The Squamish Chief interviewed UBC Sauder School of Business professor Werner Antweiler on the installation of average speed monitoring equipment on the Sea to Sky Highway.
Jan 7, 2019
NAFTA 2.0’s rocky road ahead
A Business in Vancouver article on NAFTA quoted Werner Antweiler, a trade economist at UBC’s Sauder School of Business. He said the Canadian government could use delaying tactics to try […]
Jan 2, 2019
UBC experts comment on B.C. climate plan
UBC experts gave comments on B.C.’s climate plan in several media outlets. Economics professor Werner Antweiler was quoted in the Globe and Mail about the reaction of B.C. businesses to the government’s […]
Dec 7, 2018
UBC experts on B.C. climate plan
The B.C. government is set to unveil a new climate plan today.
Dec 5, 2018
BC Hydro puts out welcome mat for bitcoin miners, but experts urge caution
CBC spoke to two UBC experts in an article about B.C. Hydro’s offer of discounted rates for cryptocurrency firms. “We really want to create jobs and create economic activity and […]
Dec 3, 2018
How video gaming is helping boys land better careers – and hurting girls
The Globe and Mail reported on a study by UBC economist Nicole Fortin, suggesting that playing video games can lead to higher math test scores. Fortin analyzed math test scores from […]
Nov 28, 2018
As B.C. moves to electric vehicles, TransLink will need to replace gas tax
A Vancouver Sun story on alternatives to the gas tax quoted UBC economics professor Werner Antweiler. Antweiler believes that the tax could eventually be replaced by municipal development cost charges […]
Nov 28, 2018
BC Greens point to clean manufacturing as better option to meet economic, climate needs
Werner Antweiler, the director of the UBC Sauder School of Business Prediction Markets, spoke to Star Vancouver for an article about the economic and climate needs in B.C. “There is […]
Oct 16, 2018
Does B.C. need Site C to power massive LNG project?
Werner Antweiler, a professor of economics at UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to CBC about the LNG project and the amount of extra energy the project would require. “We […]
Oct 5, 2018
Why slamming on the brakes won’t stop a new kind of speed camera that could end up on Alberta roads
Werner Antweiler, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a CBC article about the possibility of average-speed cameras coming to North America. The cameras track a […]
Oct 4, 2018
TransLink looks at issuing green bonds to finance capital projects
UBC’s Werner Antweiler, a professor of economics at UBC, spoke to The Province about TransLink’s proposal to issue green bonds, which would allow investors to put their money into environmentally […]
Oct 3, 2018
BC consumers not likely to notice cheaper dairy products in USMCA
Several UBC professors have commented on the USMCA agreement. Marie-Claude Fortin, a lecturer at UBC’s Land and Food Systems, commented on Global News on the impact of the deal, which will allow American […]
Oct 2, 2018