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Profile of James Young

Name
James Young
Position
Senior Consultant
Email
Jim.Young@rwdi.com
Phone
+1.519.823.1311 x2063
Summary

Jim is a leading international specialist in meteorology, air quality and a range of associated environmental issues. Our clients benefit from his extensive research background as well as his experience at the helm of numerous complex emissions measurement and weather modelling projects, undertaken for clients including the World Bank and many national governments. From projecting climate and weather patterns in the mid-21st century to establishing internationally accepted methodologies for carbon credit and debit systems, Jim is known for delivering rigorous and credible solutions to some of the most demanding problems in his field.

A recognized global leader in climate, meteorology and air quality

  • EDUCATION

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Fluid Mechanics, University of Waterloo, Canada
    • Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering), Queen’s University, Canada
    • Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering), Queen’s University, Canada
  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Professional Engineer, Ontario
    • Certified Professional Meteorologist, Canadian Environmental Certification Approvals Board (CECAB)
    • Past Director, Air and Waste Management Association
    • Past President, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS)
    • Author or co-author of more than 100 technical papers and presentations
    • Recipient, Government of Canada Merit Award Environment Canada Citation of Excellence, Citation of Appreciation
  • SPECIALTIES

    • Acid rain
    • Air quality
    • Air quality monitoring and modelling
    • Air quality policy
    • Climate impacts on infrastructure and industry
    • Dust emissions
    • Future weather modelling
    • Greenhouse gases
    • Weather