Dr. Stephen Sheppard is a Professor Emeritus and Director of the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning at the Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. His research focuses on climate change planning, outreach, and community engagement, to name a few. He published more than 150 peer-reviewed publications in reputed journals. He is also the author of an influential book, visualizing climate change. He led UBC’s Research Cluster of Excellence on Cool Tools: Social Mobilization on Climate Change using Digital Tools and spearheaded many cool community-based climate solutions programs such as The Cool ‘Hoods Champs program. His works have been widely featured on CBC, CTV, and other local networks.