Change matters...

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. Aug. 15, 2019In the media: IC3 Member comments on health risks of climate change
    Two children walking in forest

    IC3 Member, Susan Elliott, shares her expertise on the health risks of climate change and comments on the effects of climate change on Canadian youth in Globe and Mail article. 

  2. July 25, 2019New infographic: Localized Climate Projections for Waterloo Region
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    IC3's local climate projections infographic is now updated!

    Details on the original project, including the 2015 infographic and report, are available below.

  3. July 16, 2019In the media: IC3 Member's research on using AI to predict climate impacts
    photo of drought and water and sky in the distance

    IC3 Member, Chris Fletcher, is featured in the news this week for his research that looks at the role of AI in predicting future climate forecasts.

    AI could better predict climate change impacts, some experts believe

    Artificial Intelligence is used to track patterns that could help tackle climate change challenges

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  1. Sep. 19, 2019IC3 Climate Speaker Series - Waking the Frog: Building a Renewed Climate Capitalism

    Join the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) in hosting Tom Rand for his talk - Waking the Frog: Building a Renewed Climate Capitalism.

    Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, engineer, and philosopher Tom Rand explains why

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