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No party’s climate plan will avoid dangerous global warming levels
Simon Donner, a professor at UBC's department of geography, wrote an article analyzing each major federal party's campaign promise to tackle climate change.
Policy Options

How New York defeated rabies
Jessica Wang, a professor of U.S. history at UBC's department of history, wrote an article about the history of rabies in New York City.
Washington Post

‘Do you want to beat me?’ Hong Kong’s increasing tensions will keep spilling onto Metro Vancouver streets, expert says
The Star spoke to Yves Tiberghien, a professor at UBC's department of political science, about the tensions between pro-Hong Kong and pro-China supporters in Metro Vancouver.
The Star (subscription)

No federal party is promising enough to effectively slash greenhouse gas emissions, climate scientist says
The Star mentioned an analysis by Simon Donner, a professor at UBC's department of geography, about the major federal parties' plans to address climate change.
The Star (subscription)

Vape giant Juul’s marketing hinged on being safer than cigarettes. Now that claim is at the centre of a B.C. class action lawsuit
The Star spoke to Marvin Krank, a professor at UBCO's department of psychology, about the marketing of vaping products.
The Star (subscription)

Truth Tracker: A look at Scheer’s claims that Liberals provided aid to ‘adversarial’ countries
Maxwell Cameron, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, commented on Canadian voters’ views on foreign policy.
CTV

How the internet is impacting democracy
CTV interviewed Heidi Tworek, a professor at UBC’s department of history, on disinformation on social media and interference in the federal election.
CTV

B.C. labour group pushes for Day 1 employment rights for Uber, Lyft drivers
Sylvia Fuller, a professor at UBC’s department of sociology, and Garland Chow, a professor emeritus at UBC Sauder School of Business, were quoted in an article about the ride-sharing drivers.
The Star (subscription)

The moral market: How a rise in ethical consumption pushed veganism mainstream
CBC spoke to Emily Kennedy, a professor at UBC’s department of sociology, about ethical consumption and the desire to minimize environmental impact.
CBC

As Singapore gears up to fight foreign interference, could political critics be caught in the cross hairs?
South China Morning Post quoted Elvin Ong, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, in an article about foreign interference in Singapore politics.
South China Morning Post

Will the visibility of the youth climate strike translate into political influence?
David Tindall, a professor at UBC's department of sociology, spoke about the influence of youth climate activism on the federal election.
Vancouver Sun, The Province

Tanks, missiles and no pigeons: China to celebrate 70th birthday of the People’s Republic
Timothy Cheek, a professor of Chinese history at UBC's school of public policy and global affairs, gave comments about the challenges facing Chinese president Xi and the Communist Party.
New York Times (subscription)

What happened to Joey Sh*thead?
Catherine Corrigall-Brown, a professor at UBC's department of sociology, gave comments about the gap between a Burnaby councillor's punk songs and his statements as a politician.
Burnaby Now

Young activists are boosting the climate movement, so why all the flak?
David Tindall, a professor at UBC's department of sociology, wrote an article about youth climate activism.
The Conversation

Thunberg too extreme, immigration needs limiting, Bernier says in B.C.
Kathryn Harrison, a professor at UBC's department of political science, spoke in an article about Maxime Bernier's views on climate change.
Times Colonist