Climate change at Waterloo

Supporting the transition to a resilient, low carbon future

The University of Waterloo's Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) is one of Canada’s leading climate institutes. IC3 is a hub that brings together hundreds of scientists and students exploring innovative research and education that empowers business, government and civil society to respond effectively to climate change.

University of Waterloo’s unique combination of strengths and depth of expertise allows us to deal head-on with the complexity and interconnectedness of social, political and technological dimensions of the climate crisis.

Our expertise and focus

Our three core areas of research and innovation are developed through lenses of equity, justice, governance, health and well-being to create truly impactful solutions for this existential global challenge.