2015 - Education

Education

Dr. Damon Matthews

Associate Professor and Concordia University Research Chair, Concordia University

Since January 2012, Damon, the founder and lead researcher of the Climate Lab at Concordia University, has published 22 scientific articles and 5 Op-Eds related to the science of global warming and its relevance to climate policy.  His most widely read recent research presented a new calculation of how much climate warming each country in the world has caused as a result of their greenhouse gas emissions, concluding that over 60% of historical global warming can be attributed to just 7 countries (BRIC nations plus, US, Germany, and UK), and also shows the range of per capita contributions to global warming – where Canada ranked a shameful 3rd amongst the 20 largest global emitters.