Source: McGill University
McGill expert alert: Clean Air Act/ Environment
October 19, 2006
government will soon table its Clean Air Act in Parliament. We suggest the
following sources for your reports on the Clean Air Act:
Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Department of
Chemistry (joint appointment)
An expert on air pollution and the chemical transformation of ozone
precursors, photo-oxidants, heavy metal and bioorganic toxicants, and their
implications in climate change.
Climate change and biodiversity
Professor, Department of Biology, and an expert on greenhouse gases, global
climate change and biodiversity.
C02 levels and climate change
Professor, Department of Plant Science, and an expert on the physiological
responses of crops and plants to increasing atmospheric CO2 levels and to
Professor, Department of Economics, can speak on the economics of climate
change, impact of public/fiscal policy on the environment/industry.
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, is an expert on alternative
fuel sources with a focus on hydrogen fuel cells.
Greenhouse gases and smog
Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, can speak to the
difference between fighting smog in large cities and reducing the emissions
of greenhouse gases.
Long-term climate change/Paleoclimates
Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, and an expert on
long-term climate variability and change, ocean, ice, climate dynamics and
Climate change and greenhouse gas emissions
Director, McGill School of Environment, Professor, Department of Geography,
and an expert on the exchanges of greenhouse gases between ecosystems and
the atmosphere. Feedbacks involving those gases (C02, methane, etc.) and
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