Inspire citizen participation, support communities in making meaningful adaptation and mitigation decisions, and help Canadians move from risk to resilience.
The Prairie Climate Centre is committed to making climate change meaningful and relevant to Canadians of all walks of life. We bring an evidence-based perspective to communicating the science, impacts, and risks of climate change through maps, documentary video, research reports, and plain-language training, writing, and outreach.
We are committed to making climate change meaningful and relevant to Canadians of all walks of life.
We bring an evidence-based perspective to communicating the science, impacts, and risks of climate change.
We specialize in making maps, documentary video, research reports, and plain-language training, writing, and outreach.
Plain-language description and analysis make climate science understandable and meaningful.
Various aspects of climate change can be explored using maps, graphs and climate data for provinces, local regions and cities across the country.
Documentary videos, collaboratively developed with local and Indigenous knowledge holders as well as other experts, help make local sense of the global issue of climate change.
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Have Questions About Climate Change?
Whether you’re a teacher, a student, or just a bit skeptical about the science of climate change, we’ve got the answers to your most pressing questions.
The Prairie Climate Atlas
Before the Canadian Climate Atlas, there was the Prairie Climate Atlas! How is the climate of the Canadian Prairie Provinces going to change in the coming decades? The Prairie Climate Atlas answers this important question by providing you with detailed, state-of-the-art yet easily understood information about our region’s changing climate.LEARN MORE
WHO WE ARE
Meet the PCC team
Our team has high-level expertise and many years of experience in climate change science and storytelling; we are “meaning makers” who work with diverse forms of data and can connect with various audiences including the general public, policymakers, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous communities, scientists, and technical experts.
Dr. Danny Blair
Danny Blair is the Director of Science for the Prairie Climate Centre. He is also a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Winnipeg.
Dr. Nora Casson
Dr. Nora Casson is an Associate Professor and Chancellor’s Research Chair in the Department of Geography at the University of Winnipeg.
Marcel Kreutzer is a filmmaker who’s passion for science and technology has lead him to the Prairie Climate Centre.
Christey is the Research Manager at the Prairie Climate Centre.
Matthew Loxley is a Research Associate at the Prairie Climate Centre.
Hetxw’ms Gyetxw, also known as Brett D. Huson (he/him/his), is from the Gitxsan Nation of the Northwest Interior of British Columbia, Canada.
Erika MacPherson is a documentary filmmaker focused on ecological and social justice and the remarkable circumstance of life.
Mohammad Alam is a Research Associate at the Prairie Climate Centre.
Izabella Robak is a Research Associate who has been with the Prairie Climate Centre since May 2020.