The Prairie Climate Centre

The Prairie Climate Centre (PCC) is a collaboration of The University of Winnipeg and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). The PCC is housed in the Richardson College for the Environment at The University of Winnipeg.

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Prairie Climate Centre
University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9

The Prairie Climate Centre is committed to making climate change meaningful and relevant to Canadians. We explain and communicate climate change through maps, videos, reports, and web content like this. Sign up for our mailing list to stay informed about our work and about new developments in climate change science and policy. Help us move Canada from climate risk to resilience.

meet the prairie climate centre team

mauroDr. Ian Mauro
Communication Director

  • Film Maker
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Winnipeg

blairDr. Danny Blair
Scientific Director

  • Climatologist
  • Professor, Department of Geography
  • Acting Dean of Science, University of Winnipeg

hankDr. Hank Venema
Planning Director

  • Policy Analyst, International Institute for Sustainable Development
  • Professional Engineer

Ryan Smith, M.Sc.
Climate Change Researcher

  • Climatologist
  • Cartographer
  • Computer Programmer
  • (photo credit: David Lipnowski, University of Winnipeg)

Steve McCulloughDr. Steve McCullough
Research Associate, Digital Humanities

  • Web developer and web GIS programmer
  • Evidence-based climate communications strategist
  • Communications and cultural theory researcher

Ariane Dilay
Research Assistant

  • Computer mapping specialist
  • Undergraduate Student, University of Winnipeg

Laura Cameron
PCC Masters Student

  • Ethnobiologist
  • Indigenous knowledge and climate change
  • Community-based researcher