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Canada is investing in important climate change research

By Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
The Government of Canada
July 11, 2019
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: Canada

Catherine McKenna

…By investing in science, Canada is supporting the researchers who are making the discoveries we need to fight climate change and adapt to its impacts. …The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced $4.7 million to fund nine climate change research projects. These projects are advancing our knowledge of the role forests play, accelerating innovation in energy‑efficient cooling technologies, and improving our understanding of how carbon interacts with our forests, wetlands, and oceans. The Minister made the announcement at the University of Victoria alongside one of the recipients, research scientist Roberta Hamme. Dr. Hamme’s project, “Quantifying and predicting Canada’s ocean carbon sink,” is researching how oceans absorb and release carbon.

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