Membership Category

  • Associate


  • Université du Québec à Chicoutimi - UQAC


  • Water and Environment


  • Climate change biodiversity
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Sustainable development


Claude Villeneuve is a biologist. For over 45 years, he has divided his career between higher education, research and fieldwork in environmental sciences. He is currently a full professor in the Department of Basic Sciences at UQAC, and heads the Chair in Eco-Consulting and the "Boreal Carbon" research infrastructure.

He has published thirteen books, including five on climate change. He and his team have also developed a series of tools for systemic sustainability analysis, including the Sustainability Analysis Grid recognized by the United Nations in 2017.

A sought-after speaker, he is renowned for his ability to popularize science. Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards and accolades.

Affiliated research axes

Change and Transition Management

Planning Optimization

Resource and Product Maximization

Policy levers

The RRECQ is supported by the Fonds de recherche du Québec.
Fonds de recherche - Québec