Profs Make Headlines, Hit the Airwaves

December 15, 2009 - In the News

Economics professor Ross McKitrick is featured today in the New York Times. McKitrick was interviewed by science columnist John Tierney about the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. McKitrick is the co-author of Taken By Storm: The Troubled Science, Policy and Politics of Global Warming.

Geography professor Barry Smit was a featured guest on TVO’s The Agenda Monday night. He took part in a live panel discussion on saving the South Pacific Island Nations. It was part of TVO's “Countries in Crisis” series. Smit holds the Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Change and is a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Animal and poultry science professor Georgia Mason is quoted today in a Globe and Mail article on why zoos are in crisis. Mason, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Animal Welfare, studies animal welfare issues as well as animals' motivations and how they cope with stress.

Human health and nutritional sciences professor Terry Graham will be interviewed on CBC Radio’s The Current Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. He will be discussing the growing evidence supporting the benefits of coffee. Hosted by Anna Maria Tremonti, The Current airs weekdays at 8:30 a.m. on 89.1 FM.

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