Professor John Robinson
Director, Sustainable Development Research Initiative
Dr. Robinson currently directs several research programs in the areas of climate change and policy, analyzing sustainable futures in the Georgia Basin, building computer game-like simulations for public engagement, and proposing new buildings. His personal research interests include sustainability theory and practice, regional-scale integrated assessment, involving the public in the analysis of sustainable futures, business and sustainability, and the relationship between science and decision-making. Dr. Robinson is a member of the Advisory Council of the David Suzuki Foundation, on the Board of Westcoast Environmental Law, and the Sustainable Cities Foundation. He has twice been a Coordinating Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.