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Pushing Prices Higher: Options and Implications of Pricing Carbon 
If you missed our Environment Speaker Series presentation, the slides from the expert discussion panel are now available. Please click here to read more.
Wade Davis   Peter Dauvergne   Simon Donner   Hadi Dowlatabadi   Milind Kandlikar   Philippe Le Billon   Jane Lister   Yoshitaka Ota   Navin Ramankutty   Sean Smukler   Jerry Spiegel   Rashid Sumaila   Yves Tiberghien   Hisham Zerriffi
A global assessment of the carbon cycle and temperature responses to major changes in future fire regime
Navin Ramankutty
New paper co-authored by Professor Navin Ramankutty: increased fire frequency may actually cool the climate
Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia
Assistant Professor, Hisham Zerriffi explores the development of a widespread community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) program in Namibia, which makes it an ideal location to analyze the connection between conservation and socioeconomic well-being of local communities.
Making sure there are plenty more fish in the sea
Rashid Sumaila
Closing the high seas to fishing could improve the distribution of catches globally according to a study in Scientific Reports this week. The findings are based on estimates of fish stocks caught in coastal areas and the high seas, although a number of factors could cause uncertainty in these data. Thus, additional detailed analyses of the costs and benefits of high-seas closure are warranted.
Ethical Audits and the Supply Chains of Global Corporations
Jane Lister, Genevieve LeBaron
The research argues that supply chain audits are working for corporations but failing workers and the environment
January 15, 2016
Farming for Walmart: the politics of corporate control and responsibility in the global South
New research by Liu Scholar, Sara D. Elder, explores the role of corporate social responsibility as a business tool to promote food security in the global South.
July 08, 2015
Contrasting futures for ocean and society from different anthropogenic CO2 emissions scenarios
New research, based on a study completed by the Oceans 2015 Initiative, examines how climate change will impact fisheries and the many coastal communities that depend heavily on fisheries resources for foods and economic security.
July 02, 2015
Summer Institute in Sustainability Leadership
July 20, 2015 starting at 9:00 AM until July 24, 2015 5:00 PM
Hosted by UBC Continuing Studies, in partnership with the Liu Institute for Global Issues, on behalf of the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program. The Earlybird Deadline has been extended! Register by June 12 to save $500.
#theGoodMoneytalks - Out of Stock: Climate Change and BC's Seafood Prices
July 08, 2015
Come join a Vancity panel discussion featuring Liu Faculty Associate, Rashid Sumaila, to explore how climate change is depleting B.C.'s seafood supply.
Peter Wall International Roundtable Meeting on Climate Change and Sustainable Seafood Supply
December 09, 2014 starting at 9:00 AM until December 12, 2014 6:00 PM
A roundtable featuring UBC and international scholars on climate change and sustainable seafood supply, titled "Seafood in an Uncertain Future: From Scenarios to Policies Roundtable."
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