MEDIA


Nicholas Arden Brooks' "Still Life with Newspaper and Pipes"
(1890). Ah, how enjoyable it can be to sit and read the news..
MEDIA REQUESTS: I enjoy speaking to the press about CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY DEBATES, in particular: 
  • Sustainable agricultural policy debates about livestock, protein foods, and climate change;
  • long-distance transportation policy debates about aviation, rail, and climate change; 
  • debates about sustainable energy policy in Canada (re: oil sands, nuclear energy, and climate change)
  • policy debates about the growth-climate relationship.


The IPCC's Sixth Assessment (AR6) final Working Group Report on Mitigation came out recently...
  • Had a good conversation with Adam Walsh of CBC Crosstalk in Newfoundland about the report.

More discussion about Rail and Climate Change in Canada:

On sustainability and unsustainability in Canada's food system:
  • Enjoyed speaking to Agnese Smith for her article on Canada's food future. 
  • Marc Fawcett-Atkinson put this article together based on my analysis of the climatic potential of cell-cultured meat in Canada.

We need more media coverage on CORSIA, the UN's agreement seeking to reduce the climate impact of international aviation!

IPCC AR6 and COP26 coverage in 2021:
  • Was a pleasure to speak to CBC Ottawa's Adrian Harewood about IPCC's AR6 Report (no link unfortunately)... but a similar vibe in this radio interview with Hallie Cotnam of CBC Ottawa, in a segment called “Weathering climate change”. 
  • I also enjoyed speaking to Brett Forester of APTN National News in September, for this piece: “The UN says it’s ‘code red for humanity’ so what will the next prime minister do on climate change?” 

The billionaire space tourism race is heating up, and I'm not particularly enthused about the implications for climate change mitigation and inequality. Did a few interviews about this recently:
  • Did a radio interview with Todd Veinotte of City News in Halifax, who asked some great questions about this!
  • I was also interviewed by Lauren Pelley for CBC The National, (in which I have a 6 second cameo, lol).

What is sustainable transport? Is a hyperloop sustainable? What about electric scooters? They can be, but the devil's always in the details:

Reviews of my recent co-edited book (w Sarah Martin): Green Meat? Sustaining Eaters, Animals, and the Planet (MQUP 2020):

Recent coverage on the Future of Sustainable Protein project, and related work:


Earth Day and the Pandemic!? Here are some links to interviews I did regarding the relationship between climate change and COVID-19:



So the city of LaSalle, ON came out with a 30 year strategic plan, and I was asked for comment about its attention to environmental details. Short answer - there were (practically) none! 


If you ever want to chat about high-speed rail and climate change, particularly in Canada, give me a shout! Here's an interview I did with Colin Butler, and another with Jason Osler:


Student newspapers and student journalists often ask the toughest questions. I enjoyed chatting with Carleton's The Charlatan and uOttawa's The Fulcrum recently about divestment and greenwashing:



Looking for tips for reducing air travel to academic conferences? Here's a piece by Sara Peach of Yale Climate Connections on this very question:


What are the global impacts of a world going 'vegatariano'? I enjoyed speaking with BBC Mundo's Cecilia Barría and Lynne Curry about this:


Election 2019 Coverage. Is the Green Party's Climate Plan ("Mission: Possible") actually possible? Had an interesting interview with Graham Slaughter of CTV News about this. Also enjoyed speaking to Fatima Syed of National Observer, as well as Maeve Burbridge:

Had a good email exchange with blogger Peter Rukavina about VIA Rail's heavy carbon footprint on the East Coast:

I was on CBC The Current, with guest host Matt Galloway discussing the Greta Thunberg-inspired Flygskam movement:

Interviewed for a CBC segment on the recent IPCC Report on Land (and implications for meat consumption):
Interviewed for a number of articles relating to aviation and climate change (and featured in a few others):

Featured in ProfTalks Podcast, where I discuss the debates about livestock and climate change (and link to previous work on high-speed rail and climate change):

Interviewed for two articles relating to the GM Oshawa closure and rise of global electric vehicle market, Toronto Star (2018):

Interviewé (une deuxième fois) pour un article sure l'empreinte GES du Sommet du G7, Radio-Canada (2018):

Interviewed for an article about The Future of Sustainable Protein Research Symposium, in The Fulcrum (2018):

Interviewé pour un exposé sur l’empreinte écologique laissée par le Sommet du G7, Le Soleil (2018):

Interviewed for a piece on one of my paper presentations at Congress in National Post (2018) - [NOTE: I'm not a big fan of the headline; this is an issue which requires context and nuance]:

Interviewed for a piece on public transit and infrastructure funding for National Observer (2017):

Interviewed for a piece on micro-livestock and sustainable agriculture in The Fulcrum (2018):

Interviewé pour un exposé sur les véhicules électriques, La Rotonde (2017):

Interviewed for a piece on Alumni of Carleton's Institute of Political Economy (2017):

Interviewed for VICE media on high-speed rail (2017):

Media Outreach about the 'Green Meat' Roundtable at Congress (2016):

A New Approach to Teaching (2015):

Review of A Line in the Tar Sands (2014):

SSHRC Storytellers (2014):

GRIT Award (2014):

Three Minute Thesis (2013):

Peace Process Simulation (2005):