Speaker: Quentin Chiotti
Topic: Adaptation in Southern Ontario
When: August 14, 2010
Event: Climate Change Conference 2010
Dr. Chiotti has worked in the area of climate change adaptation for 17 years. Quentin is a climate change adaptation consultant after spending 8 years as Senior Scientist with Pollution Probe and 7 years with Environment Canada's Adaptation and Impacts Research Group.
He has contributed to three national assessment reports on climate change impacts and adaptation, provided advice on numerous climate and air policy initiatives, and has spoken frequently on climate change and air pollution through the media, as an Associate Member of the Graduate Faculty at the Centre for the Environment, University of Toronto, at workshops and conferences, and professional meetings.
He has extensive experience in science and policy research and project delivery, and is currently co-leading the Weather-Water Information GATEWAY Project through the Ontario Regional Adaptation Collaborative.
A former member of the Ontario Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation, Quentin was the co-lead author of the Ontario chapter in the report "From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate", and advises both Health Canada and the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy on climate change adaptation.