Jacinthe Lacroix

Senior Science Advisor on Climate Change

Current research and/or projects

Science in support of meteorological prediction and environmental services, ministerial decisions and policy development

  • Climate change science
  • Climate change impact and adaptation measures
  • Greenhouse gas reduction measures
  • Severe weather and natural risks
  • Communication and training on all aspects of climate change: for the general public, students, managers and other scientists

Professional activities / interests

15 years of experience in the climate change field

15 years of experience in analyzing the natural risks inherent in meteorological conditions and climate change

Education and awards

Doctoral studies in geography (climatology) at the Université Laval and in Environmental Studies at the Université du Québec à Montréal

M.Sc. (Physical Oceanography), Université du Québec à Rimouski

B.Sc. (Physical Geography), Université de Sherbrooke


Served as climate change consultant to the government of Haiti under the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Served as a consultant to authorities in Benin and Madagascar (Africa) on natural risk management and emergency response planning.