Popular Writing


What if a presidential candidate ran on what most Americans actually wanted? (with Renae Marshall, Arc Digital, July 25, 2020)

New US seafood rule shows global trade and conservation can work together (The Conversation, January 10, 2017)

(Reposted by Huffington Post)

Could 'balanced harvesting' really feed the world and save the oceans? (The Conversation, July 13, 2015)

(Reposted by the (Davos) World Economic Forum Agenda)

'Turning the PC household debt analogy on its head' (The Hamilton Spectator, May 30, 2014).

Selected Letters:

'California North' (The Globe and Mail, April 8, 2015)

'Carbon pricing models' (The Globe and Mail, January 16, 2015)

Lead letter in 'This Week's Talking Point: Shaping Earth's eco-future' (The Globe and Mail, September 27, 2014)

'Climate is a centrist issue' (The Globe and Mail, June 14, 2014)

Selected Blog Posts:

'Ecological economics, dangerous ideas, and academic freedom' (March 10, 2020, Prometheus)

'Elon Musk deserves the Nobel Peace Prize' (with Ian Burgess, October 4, 2018, Prometheus)

'How polarization kills democracy and truth' (January 26, 2017, The Tête-à-Tête)

'On carbon pricing, Trudeau risks repeating Obama's mistakes' (October 10, 2016, The Tête-à-Tête)

'A new debate in fisheries science; hoping to practice what I preach' (July 13, 2015, The Tête-à-Tête)

'Greece and bad macroeconomics' (July 12, 2015, The Tête-à-Tête)

'Carbon pricing should include food' (January 30, 2015, The Tête-à-Tête)

'The case for a globally harmonized, locally retained carbon tax' (January 15, 2015, The Tête-à-Tête)