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Climate change

Dr. Jackie Dawson doing field research on Beechy Island, Nunavut.

Jackie Dawson (she/her/they)

Professor and Canada Research Chair

I work with large teams of academics, Inuit knowledge holders, and decision makers to understand the risks and solutions to environmental change.
Earth with thermometer

Let's Talk Climate Change: Resources

Discover a set of resources to give you background knowledge on climate change.

Sunrise over a farm field with wind turbines

Earth Month: Careers

Discover some of the many STEM-focused careers dealing with the environment and climate change.

Tamara Krawchenko à l'extérieur

Tamara Krawchenko (she/her)

University Professor and Public Policy Researcher

I research how we can change our economy so it has a lower carbon footprint.
Green leaf inside

Earth Month: Green Energy

An overview of environmentally-friendly ways to generate electricity and power our vehicles

Flood water with traffic sign submerged.

Earth Month: Climate Change

Discover the probable causes, likely effects, and potential ways to mitigate climate change.

Chris Derksen en train de faire ses recherches sur le terrain en Arctique.

Chris Derksen (he/his)

Climate Scientist

I use satellite data and climate models to understand how climate change is impacting snow and ice across Canada.
Viviana Ramirez-Luna dehors en hiver

Viviana Ramirez-Luna (she/her)

Environmental Entrepreneur

I founded (and run) a consulting company to help businesses, communities, and organizations reduce the waste they produce
Julie Thrasher au travail dans la salle de commande

Julie Thrasher

Shift Manager (Nuclear Power)

I’m responsible for the safe and effective operation of a four unit nuclear power plant.
Frothing water

Earth Month: Water

Discover the issues surrounding water today, and learn what you can do to help.

Kasia Carisse devant un panneau de commandes

Kasia Carisse

Control Room Supervisor (Nuclear Power)

I supervise the main control room at Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.
Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones

Manager of Strategic Initiatives

I lead initiatives to improve leadership as well as the overall effectiveness of the organization.
Karissa Palinka headshot

Karissa Palinka (she/her)

Technical Engineer

Karissa is working to reduce our carbon footprint through the use of Small Modular Reactors.
Sea ice

Ice on Earth - The Cryosphere

Learn about the cryosphere and how it is being impacted by climate change.

Pier on one of the Great Lakes

Let's Talk Great Lakes Resources

Discover a set of resources designed to give you good background knowledge on all things Great Lakes!