Lead Authors - Ontario

Photo of Quentin Chiotti

Quentin Chiotti joined Pollution Probe in 2002 and was appointed the Climate Change Programme Director and Senior Scientist in April 2007. He has a Ph. D. in Geography from the University of Western Ontario, and has worked extensively in the area of climate change since 1993, including working for the Adaptation and Impacts Research Group of the Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment Canada (1995-2002). He has published over 40 articles in scholarly journals and books, including co-editing a book on agricultural restructuring and sustainability, and was a contributor to the Canada Country Study, the first national assessment on climate change impacts and adaptation.

Photo of Beth Lavender

Beth Lavender has worked on climate change impacts and adaptation issues since 1994. Beth was a lead author of the Ontario Chapter of the Canada Country Study, the first national assessment report dealing with the impacts of climate change on Canada.She also co-lead the development of the adaptation chapters for Canada's 3rd and 4th National Reports to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Between 2000 and 2007, while with Natural Resources Canada, Beth was responsible for overseeing more than 70 research projects related to the impacts of climate change on water resources, human health, fisheries and tourism and recreation. In September 2007 Beth began working with Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, dealing with international climate change adaptation issues.

Contributing Authors

Ken Abraham (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources),
John Casselman (Queen's University)
Steve Colombo (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources)
Philippe Crabbé (University of Ottawa)
Bill Crins (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources)
Rob Davis (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources)
Al Douglas (MIRARCO)
Paul A. Gray (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources)
Lawrence Ignace (Environment Canada)
Chris Lemieux (University of Waterloo)
Rob McAlpine (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources)
Martyn Obbard (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Charles O'Hara (Ontario Ministry of Transportation)
Jacqueline Richard (MIRARCO)
Carrie Sadowski (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources)
Daniel Scott (University of Waterloo)
Mark Taylor (AMEC Earth and Environmental)
Ellen Wall (University of Guelph)