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Basic income could solve global poverty and stop environmental destruction, study finds

Originally posted at oceans.ubc.ca. Providing a basic income could boost global gross domestic product (GDP) by $US163 trillion while acting to curb environmental degradation, UBC research has found. An analysis of 186 countries found that providing basic income, or regular, set payments to all adults in the world, could boost global GDP by about 130 … Read more

Rashid Sumaila wins RSC’s Miroslaw Romanowski Medal

Rashid Sumaila wins RSC’s Miroslaw Romanowski Medal for scientific work relating to environmental problems Dr. Rashid Sumaila, Solving-FCB Scientific Director and University Killam professor in UBC Science’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, as well as the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs in the Faculty of Arts, has won the Royal Society of … Read more