Researcher examines effects of Canadian wildfires

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

As wildfires continue to burn across the country this summer, a civil and environmental engineering professor, provides her expert opinion on what causes them and their long-term effects on air quality and the health of Canadians.

Rebecca Saari, who studies the consequences of climate change and climate policy on human health and environmental inequality, responds to common questions about Canadian wildfires and what needs to be done to prevent them from happening. 

See Q and A with the experts: The long-term effect of wildfires in Canada for the full story.

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