Professor Matthew Johnson attends Carleton Day at Queen’s Park

Professor Matthew Johnson joined a group of Carleton University researchers, students, and senior leaders at Queen’s Park on Oct. 25. The group spent the day meeting with cabinet ministers and provincial officials to discuss the importance of stable support for higher education — and how Carleton can help Ontario address the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

Engineering Prof. Matthew Johnson, the Canada Research Chair in Energy and Combustion Generated Pollutant Emissions, joined the meeting with MPP Serge Imbrogno, Ontario’s deputy minister of Energy. Johnson, director of Carleton’s Energy and Emissions Research Lab and the collaborative multimillion-dollar NSERC FlareNet Strategic Network, recently released a major study that revealed oil patch emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, are significantly higher than federal government estimates and industry reported data.

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