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This flagship series brings together Parliamentarians with experts in science and engineering, showcasing outstanding Canadian research accomplishments. Its purpose is to provide unbiased insight into topical scientific issues, within a non-partisan forum. This prestigious forum represents a unique opportunity for scientists to communicate important findings to a distinguished and influential audience.

The series is organized by PAGSE, an umbrella group of 25 + science and engineering organizations operating under the auspices of the Royal Society, and is supported by NSERC.

The Science of Global Climate Change

Dr. Andrew Weaver
University of Victoria

Canada's commitment to Kyoto -- What will it mean scientifically? or Everything you always wanted to know about climate change and were afraid to ask.

Andrew Weaver is one of the world's leading experts on climate dynamics, ocean circulation, and the role of the oceans in climate change and instability. He has been interviewed by media as diverse as ABC News, the New York Times, CBC Midday, The Weather Channel, BBC Horizon and The Economist. In 1998, he was awarded an NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Fellowship, one of the highest honours given to a young Canadian scientist or engineer.

DATE: April 21, 1998 from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.