Gary has a background in commerce as well as three degrees in Forestry, specializing in economics and policy. He has an interest in global forestry policy issues and is currently studying forest and timber markets in Asia and ecosystem services markets in Afghanistan, Canada, China, India, Mozambique and Uganda.
Gary has kindly agreed to give a talk titled “Carbon Policy in British Columbia: Background, Update, and Analysis” to give us an overview about this important policy and its impact to the province. An informal discussion will follow the talk.
When & Where: Thursday, August 19, 2013 at 6:30 pm at the Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver.
Dr. Gary Bull is a Professor of Forest Economics and Forest Policy at the University of British Columbia. Gary has spent most of his early career working in a consultative capacity with forest products companies, resource-based communities, various government agencies, and environmental non-governmental organizations. Internationally, he has worked with organizations such as the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis in Vienna, the International Institute for Environment and Development in London, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome and the US Council on Foreign Relations in Washington. He has supervised research projects with CIFOR, World Bank, Shell Canada, Wildlife Conservation Society, WWF, Iisaak Forest Resources Ltd., Forest Trends and FAO.
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