Members of the media may directly contact the following experts:
Ryan M. Katz-Rosene (English only)
Associate Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa
Professor Katz-Rosene can discuss climate change mitigation. His research focuses largely on climate policy debates – in particular their underlying political economic, ecological, and semantic dimensions and consequences.
Miroslava Kavgic (English only)
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Professor Kavgic’s expertise relates to energy efficiency of buildings. She can speak about the need for a low carbon-built environment, i.e., the necessity to decarbonize our building sector; the importance of net-zero carbon and zero-energy buildings; low-carbon building materials; and related building physics topics.
Darlene Himick (English only)
Associate Professor, Telfer School of Management
Professor Himick can provide analysis of investor fossil fuel divestment announcements in conjunction with COP26, plus investor environmental ethics and behavioral responses to climate change.
Éric Lavigne (English and French)
Adjunct Professor, School of Epidemiology & Public Health, Faculty of Medicine.
Part-time Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences.
Professor Lavigne can provide analysis on the effects of climate change on population health and the environment, including pollution, air quality and the impact on the weather.