Ask A Scientist: get answers to your environmental questions

Melting icebergs

Do you have a question on air pollution, weather, climate change, plastics, birds, butterflies, polar bears, caribou, or any other subjects? Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Scientists can respond to your questions!

Follow Environment and Climate Change Canada on YouTube to see the featured topics of discussions and meet our scientists. You could have the opportunity to have your question answered by one of our world-class scientists and be featured in one of our #AskAScientist episodes!

How to submit your question

You can send your question in French or English to: If your question is selected for an episode, we will contact you to inform you about next steps. When sending your question, ensure to title your email with #AskAScientist.

Featured topics

Watch our scientists' video on our social media platforms. Send us your questions on the featured science topics below.

Water pollution

Climate change in the Arctic

Polar bears

Air pollution


Mathematical models

Greenhouse gases


Watch our scientists’ answer to your question and all #AskAScientist episodes on our YouTube channel. You can also subscribe to this channel to receive notifications of new videos.

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