Canadian Climate Forum

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

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 Adam Room, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Organized by the Canadian Climate Forum (, this timely Symposium will examine 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 […]



 Ottawa, September 26, 2013 – On Friday September 27 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will release the first of three Summaries for Policymakers on the world’s climate.  Climate Change 2013, the Physical Science Basis provides a review of the latest research findings on climate change and its implications. The full Report on the […]


CCF Featured in International Innovation Journal

Gordon McBean and Dawn Conway interviewed the role of the new Canadian Climate Forum – Extreme weather patterns are expected to worsen over the coming decades as the climate changes; and it is important that they be quantified in detail. Improving their predictability is a task being taken up by organisations like the CCF. The […]


CFCAS Annual Report 2011-2012

The 2011-2012 Annual Report of the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Science (CFCAS) highlights activities supporting research and the development of expertise on water security, air quality, extreme weather, climate, and ocean-atmosphere conditions. Canada needs such information and expertise for its economic development and the safety and security of its citizens. The Foundation’s federal mandate […]