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The Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) brings together experts across disciplines to consider the impacts of climate change from every angle. A fresh approach, built on smart science, working toward achievable solutions – because at Waterloo, change really does matter.

Established in 2008, ICseeks to advance research on climate change by facilitating interdisciplinary research and providing relevant scientific information that empowers business, government and civil society to prepare and respond effectively to weather events and climate change.

  1. Nov. 21, 2016Bridging the gap between science and policy on climate and energy issuesHeather Douglas and Elizabeth Atkinson.

    Bridging the gap between science and policy is an important process that requires constant refining and examination. Heather Douglas, with a background in the history and philosophy of science, and Elizabeth Atkinson, with a background in federal policy, are striving to build connections between the two worlds through their work at UWaterloo. 

  2. Nov. 14, 2016UWaterloo faculty members weigh in on what Trump's presidency may mean for climate change action

    The Record recently featured an editorial on what Donald Trump’s U.S. presidency may mean for progress on climate change action, including comments from IC3 member and Head of the Intact Centre on Climate AdaptationBlair Feltmate. News Deeply ran a story focusing on how the outcome of the U.S. election may affect Arctic issues, including comments from Professor Whitney Lackenbauer of St. Jerome’s University College.

  3. Nov. 7, 2016Waterloo Students and IC3 Members in Morocco for UN Climate Change ConferenceCOP22 logo.

    At this very moment, political leaders from all over the world are gathering in Marrakech, Morocco for the 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), which began today and will run until November 18th. Joining them are five student delegates selected by the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3), as well as two IC3 members and professors, who will be representing the University of Waterloo.

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  1. July 1, 2016 to Feb. 20, 2017Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural DisastersTHEMUSEUM exhibit poster.

    Join us at THEMUSEUM’s newest exhibit Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters. We invite guests of all ages to come learn about tornadoes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes through interactive displays.

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