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An Enduring Problem: Radioactive Waste From Nuclear Energy

M. V. Ramana, Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Affairs at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, has published…

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What is this thing called organic? – How organic farming…

Learn why organic regulations need to better incorporate environmental best practices.

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The Harper Factor: Assessing a Prime Minister’s Policy Legacy

This new book, with a chapter by Professor George Hoberg, evaluates Harper's long-term impact on Canadian public policy and institutions.

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Quantum Leap: China’s Satellite and the New Arms Race

Liu Assistant Professor Taylor Owen and co-author Robert Gorwa explore the implications of the new generation of quantum science.

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Lucian Go

His research is focused on B.C.'s carbon tax program, including its efficacy and its effects on private sector decision-making.

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Moura Quayle

Liu Director and Director of UBC’s Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program.

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Time for the hard work on meaningful climate policy

According to Professor George Hoberg, Canada has so far relied on uncoordinated provincial climate initiatives.

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George Hoberg

Professor Hoberg specializes in environmental and natural resource policy and governance.

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Cutting a lifeline to maritime crime: marine insurance and IUU…

New research from the University of British Columbia finds that rogue fishing vessels are able to secure insurance including those…

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Pipelines and the Politics of Structure: A Case Study of…

Liu Professor George Hoberg uses the case of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline proposal to illuminate the political dynamics of…

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Land-use regime shifts: an analytical framework and agenda for future…

Liu Professor Navin Ramankutty and co-author Oliver Coomes present an analytical framework for understanding land-use regime shifts in this recent…

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Navin Ramankutty

His research addresses the question of how to improve food security for 9-10 billion people while reducing agriculture’s environmental footprint.