2 September 2012

2007 Trudeau fellow William E. Rees won the 2012 Blue Planet Prize jointly with his former doctoral student, Dr Mathis Wackernagel. The Blue Planet Prize is an award presented to individuals or organizations worldwide in recognition of outstanding achievements in scientific research and its application that have helped provide solutions to global environmental problems.

William E. Rees

William Rees coined the term “ecological footprint” in 1990, and was a Distinguished Professor in the School of Community and Regional Planning at The University of British Columbia.

2007 Fellows