The fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly aims to enable member states to share best practices towards a more sustainable world. Western University has the following experts available to speak on the assembly which runs until March 2.
Associate Professor, Ivey Business School, Centre for Building Sustainable Value
Areas of Expertise: Conservation finance, channelling of capital towards the protection of ecosystems
Professor, General Management, Sustainability & Strategy, Ivey Business School; Canada Research Chair in Business Sustainability
Areas of Expertise: The interplay between business strategy and sustainability
Professor, Women’s Studies and Feminist Research; Canada Research Chair in Global Women’s Issues
Areas of Expertise: Climate change and human development, particularly the implications for gender equality and social justice, women’s participation in the green economy
Assistant Professor, Paediatrics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Areas of Expertise: The interface of climate change and health including health system implications, impacts on community and individual health; planetary health and health monitoring of climate change
Associate Professor, Department of Geography & Environment
Areas of Expertise: Biogeographer focusing on natural disturbances and anthropogenic impacts on forest, grassland, and woodland plant communities
Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography & Environment
Areas of Expertise: Climate change science and policy, natural hazards-prediction and mitigation, weather and environmental prediction systems
Commentary reflects the perspective and scholarly interest of Western faculty members and is not an articulation of official university policy on issues being addressed.
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