Assessments in Progress
Wind Turbine Noise and Human Health
The Minister of Health, on behalf of Health Canada, has asked the Council of Canadian Academies to assess the evidence as it pertains to a causal association between wind turbine noise and the development of adverse human health effects. [more...]
STEM Skills for the Future
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada has asked the Council of Canadian Academies to assess how well Canada is prepared to meet future skills requirements in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).[more...]
The Potential for New and Emerging Technologies to Reduce the Environmental Impacts of Oil Sands Development
Natural Resources Canada has asked the Council of Canadian Academies to assess the potential impacts of energy technologies on the oil sands development. [more...]
RISK: Is the message getting through?
The Minister of Health, on behalf of Health Canada, has asked the Council of Canadian Academies to assess the ways in which the effectiveness of health risk communications can be measured and evaluated. [more...]
Energy Use and Climate Change: A Synthesis of the Latest Evidence
Magna International Inc., a leading global automotive supplier, has asked the Council of Canadian Academies to provide an evidence-based and authoritative assessment of the latest evidence on energy use and climate change, with a focus on the North American context. [more...]
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Rita R. Colwell, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, and at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, and former Director of the National Science Foundation (1998-2004)