CMOS 51st Congress - Future Earth Interviews

The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society's 51st Congress (CMOS Congress) was held from June 4th to 8th, 2017 at the Downtown Hilton Toronto, Ontario. The theme of the congress was "Future Earth: Weather, Oceans, Climate". The congress brought together hundreds of scientists and professionals from across Canada and other countries, with a focus on topics in atmospheric, ocean and earth sciences. Interviews, by Dr. Sarah Knight of the Congress Communications Team, with some of CMOS' top scientists on subjects ranging from sea ice to climate change resiliency, were conducted in the run-up to the Congress in June. CMOS continues to actively work to share the expertise of its members through the new, online, CMOS Bulletin (

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Ep2 - Dr. Francis Zwiers - Changing Weather Extremes

Updated a long time ago.

Dr. Francis Zwiers, Director of the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium and IPCC coordinating lead author of the Fourth Assessment Report, discusses “changing weather extremes” – a topic that is also the title of a free public lecture that he will be giving at the upcoming CMOS congress, on June 6th. His very well-informed thoughts on how the climate is changing, what weather extremes we might expect in Canada as a result, some of what brought us to this point, and what the future looks to hold, are crucial messages that we all need to listen to, and take action on.