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Climate explained: Why are climate change skeptics often right-wing conservatives?
Yu Luo, Rebecca M. Todd and Jiaying Zhao from UBC’s department of psychology wrote an article about the partisan polarization on climate change.
The Conversation

Voters must think critically on social media this election to avoid ‘fake news’: expert
News 1130 spoke to Maxwell Cameron, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, about the misinformation on social media regarding the election campaign.
News 1130

Trudeau’s brownface mistake could cost him in B.C. swing ridings, expert says
Maxwell Cameron, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, gave comments about Justin Trudeau’s challenges in the upcoming federal election.
Vancouver SunThe ProvinceTimes Colonist

Canadian seniors in focus as election campaign enters second week
Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, was quoted in an article about the investment in the old-age security program.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

Climate change and the personal sacrifice debate on the campaign trail
George Hoberg, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, spoke about the climate issue in the federal election.
CBC

6 questions about carbon offsets for flights, answered
The Washington Post spoke to Seth Wynes, a PhD candidate at UBC’s department of geography, about carbon emissions associated with air travel.
Washington Post

Students who prioritize money miss out in 1 major way after graduation
Inverse mentioned a study which found that students who prioritized time were happier than those who prioritized money. The research was led by Ashley Whillans, a Harvard assistant professor who did her PhD work at UBC, and Elizabeth Dunn, a professor at the department of psychology.
Inverse

Liberals, Conservatives target families in battle for votes
The Globe and Mail mentioned a UBC paper by Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, which showed participation in Registered Education Savings Plans is concentrated in high income, high-wealth, and high-education families.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

Green Party platform aims to transition economy, protect consumers, promote tax fairness
Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, commented on the Green Party’s policy proposals.
CBC

Can the Green Party swing NDP voters on Vancouver Island in October?
Gerald Baier, a professor of political science at UBC, gave comments about the Green Party’s federal seats.
CBC

Despairing over climate change, women choose not to bring children into the world
Christine Korol, an adjunct professor, at UBC’s department of psychology, was quoted about mental-health issues.
The Star (subscription)

I underestimated what Trump’s ‘forgotten’ workers can do politically. Canadian politicians shouldn’t make the same mistake
The Globe and Mail quoted Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, in an article about the importance of the natural-resource sector.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

What I should have said to the man I stopped from jumping off a bridge
Medium quoted E. David Klonsky, a professor at UBC’s department of psychology, about understanding suicidal people.
Medium

Can Brexit be stopped?
The Atlantic quoted Kathryn Harrison, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, about the breakthrough of smaller political parties.
Atlantic  

Ousting of candidates in first days of election campaign shows overall lack of party preparation: expert
Maxwell Cameron, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, spoke about political parties' lack of organization and preparation.
News 1130