Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences


Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences

The Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences (CFCAS) "funds research that improves the scientific understanding of processes and predictions, provides relevant science to policy makers and improves understanding of the ways in which these challenges affect human health and the natural environment in addition to strengthening Canada's scientific capacity." [http://www.cfcas.org/index_e.html] Its chair is Gordon McBean.

External links

* [http://www.cfcas.org/index_e.html CFCAS homepage]
* "Climate research funding agency out of money" (Newspaper story) April 10, 2007 [http://www.thestar.com/article/201612] Retrieved April 16, 2007.


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