Kathryn Harrison is a professor of political science at the University of British Columbia. She has a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Western Ontario, master’s degrees in chemical engineering and political science from MIT, and a PhD in Political Science from UBC. Dr. Harrison studies environmental, climate, and energy policy, federalism, and comparative public policy.
As pressure builds on oil and gas companies, some major players are making big climate pledges. We should weigh them with considerable skepticism, write professors Kathryn Harrison, Martin Olszynski and Patrick McCurdy.