Kevin Hanna, associate professor of geography, has been appointed to the Government of Canada’s Technical Advisory Committee on Science and Knowledge.
Hanna is director of the Centre for Environmental Assessment Research at UBC Okanagan and is an associate member of UBC’s Faculty of Forestry. Among his recent initiatives, in June Hanna and the Centre for Environmental Assessment Research published the 2019 Local Adaptation in Canada Report. That work focused on how municipalities across Canada are adapting to the impacts of climate change.
Hanna will serve as co-chair of the new Technical Advisory Committee, advising the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency on the assessment of a wide range of scientific, environmental, health, social, and economic issues.
To find out more about the Technical Advisory Committee members, visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/environmental-assessment-agency/advisory/advisory-groups/technical-advisory-committee-science-knowledge/tacsk-membership.html