David B. Tindall is Professor of Sociology at the University of British Columbia. He studies contention over environmental issues, including topics such as forestry, wilderness preservation, fisheries, and climate change. A major focus of his research has been environmental movements in British Columbia, and Canada, and the interrelationships between social networks, movement identification, and participation. His current research focuses on sociological aspects of contention over climate change in Canada, including perceptions about climate change and climate justice, and social processes affecting policies. He was also an advisor to EcoAnalytics on its successful SSHRC grant in 2018.