Clean Air Hamilton is a multi-stakeholder group dedicated to improving air quality in Hamilton's community. The group is committed to improving citizens' health and quality of life through communication and promotion of realistic, science-based decision-making and sustainable practices.
Formed in 1998, Clean Air Hamilton works to improve air quality in Hamilton by:
- Initiating research on air quality
- Providing policy advice to all levels of government
- Encouraging emission reductions amongst companies operating in Hamilton
- Promoting behavioural changes amongst individuals living and working in Hamilton
Upwind Downwind 2014 Conference
The 2014 Upwind Downwind Conference: Built Environment - Foundation for Cleaner Air will take place on Monday February 24th, 2014 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Sheraton hotel in downtown Hamilton. The 2014 theme of built environment will explore how the built environment and transportation can improve air quality, address climate change and improve local health.
A Free Sunday event on February 23, 2014 from 2 pm to 4 pm and takes place at the Art Gallery of Hamilton at the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Pavilion. Our featured speaker is Dr. Stephen Kellert, author of Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World (2013); Companions in Wonder: Children and Adults Exploring Nature Together (2012); Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science, and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life (2008). Dr Kellert explores understanding the connection between nature and humanity with a particular interest in environmental conservation and sustainable design and development.
Interested in Registering for the Conference or the Sunday talk? Please visit
*NEW* Clean Air Hamilton Seeks Chair
Clean Air Hamilton is seeking a Chair to guide the organization's strategy and actions, facilitate a diverse set of stakeholders, support education, research and program delivery and serve as Clean Air Hamilton's primary external spokesperson. Interested applicants please click here for details. Applications will be accepted up to February 28, 2014.