Canada invests $58M into university projects tackling climate change

November 24, 2022
The Government of Canada has announced an up to $58M investment from the Climate Action and Awareness Fund for 24 projects advancing science and technology to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The largest set of funding has been invested in research projects at the University of Waterloo, which will receive nearly $16M to support climate change science projects on topics such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the municipal level. Concordia University, McGill University, Dalhousie University, Carleton University, St Francis Xavier University, Université Laval, Western University, the University of Alberta, the University of British Columbia, the University of Calgary, and the University of Toronto are also receiving funding to lead projects focused on reducing emissions. Canada | Canada (Backgrounder) (National)