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Technological Change and Life Cycle Assessment in Auto-Sector
Hadi Dowlatabadi, Milind Kandlikar
This projects examines the impact of technological and regulatory innovation such as product "take-back" policies on reuse, recycling in the automobile sector.
Publications
The Prospects and Limits of Eco-Consumerism: Shopping Our Way to Less Deforestation?
Peter Dauvergne, Jane Lister
This article, published in the journal "Organization & Environment", analyzes eco-consumerism as a mechanism for global change, specifically looking at its value for improving forest management globally.
July 29, 2010
Harper a laggard in grasping security risks of climate change -- An oped in the Toronto Star
Leanne Smythe, Margaret Purdy
Does Stephen Harper's team grasp the security consequences of warming temperatures, rising sea levels, extreme weather events and precipitation changes? Do they realize that climate change may represent a more complex and serious threat than terrorism and crime, their current security preoccupations? Sadly for Canada, no.
April 07, 2009
Canada, by fate and geography, is destined to be an Arctic country
Michael Byers
Whether we like it or not, Arctic policy has become foreign policy. At the same time, the success of much of that foreign policy will depend on our ability to co-operate with the people who have long called the Arctic their home
August 27, 2007
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Events
Nov
19
2014
Film Screening - “The Farm Family”
November 19, 2014
Join us for a film screening of “The Farm Family” as part of the UBC The Future of Food Global Dialogue Series.
Sep
26
2012
Macroeconomic Sustainability of the Pattern of Use of Energy Resources in India and Role of the Renewables
September 26, 2012
Presented by Ramprasad Sengupta, Distinguished Fellow, India Development Foundation, Gurgaon, Haryana, India, and Visiting Research Fellow, Liu Institute for Global Issues. Professor Sengupta's research interests lie primarily in energy, resource, and environmental economics.
Jan
12
2012
Coltan, Advocacy, and Conflict Minerals in the Congo
January 12, 2012
Join us in a presentation on Coltan and other conflict mineral issues by Michael Nest, Congo researcher and author of the recently published "Coltan."
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