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The Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences is now the Canadian Climate Forum. Building on over a decade of targeted investment in Canadian climate science through CFCAS, the new Canadian Climate Forum translates evidence and innovative practices into options for policy, programmes and tools to benefit Canada’s economy and its citizens.

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Recent Updates

Report on Extreme Weather Symposium

The Report of the Forum’s Symposium on Extreme Weather: Impacts, Challenges and Adaptations is now available at:    Extreme Weather Symposium REPORT


New issues paper: Lessons from Atlantic Canada

Coastal planners and infrastructure designers must start preparations now, to prevent property damage and loss of life from weather-driven changes on our Atlantic coast, according to the Canadian Climate Forum (CCF). By 2100, sea levels in Atlantic Canada are expected to be between 20 cm and one metre higher than today’s levels. In Forecasting a Sea […]


Forum information session highlights IPCC 5th assessment of world climate

On April 22, 2014 the Canadian Climate Forum hosted a special session in Ottawa for the public and the media, to present and explain the following recently released reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( :   The Physical Science Basis Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability; and Mitigation of Climate Change The event was moderated […]


Forum publishes issues paper on Extreme Weather

In 2013 Canada had several bouts of extreme weather, which caused social and economic disruption. The severity of such events is increasing.  Read more at Extreme Weather


2014 Symposium on Extreme Weather: Impacts, Challenges and Adaptations

April 22-24, 2014 Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Organized by the Canadian Climate Forum (, this timely Symposium examined the incidence and impact of severe weather, the challenges it raises – and how we can prepare for, or adapt to it, to minimize its often devastating effects.  The symposium, held on […]