Dr. David R. Boyd is an associate professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia. Boyd is also the award-winning author of over 100 articles and eight books on environmental topics including Cleaner, Greener, Healthier: A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies (UBC Press) and The Optimistic Environmentalist: Progress Towards a Greener Future (ECW Press).