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. Jan. 16, 2020Reflecting sunlight away from earth could fight climate change and poverty
    Blue sky with solar panels on the ground

    New research from IC3 member, Juan Moreno-Cruz, looks at mitigating climate change and global income inequality.


    As the world's experts race to find ways to combat climate change, new findings reveal that an experimental process to redirect the sun's energy could mitigate both climate change and global income inequality.

  2. Jan. 2, 2020Ski tourism may disappear if climate commitments not met
    Man skiing

    As the longest United Nations climate talks on record end with a compromise in Madrid, new research from the University of Waterloo has found that higher emission reduction pledges consistent with the Paris Climate Agreement are needed to preserve ski tourism in Eastern Canada and the U.S.

  3. Oct. 18, 2019How well do the Federal Election Parties rank in terms of Climate Change?
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    A closer look at Canada's Party Platforms through the lens of climate change

    On October 10th, 2019, IC3 hosted a pre-election party platform panel discussion. The event brought together 4 of the University of Waterloo's climate research experts to discuss how the federal parties are addressing climate change.

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  1. Feb. 5, 2020Ideas to shape the future: Fighting climate change
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    Ideas to shape the future: Fighting climate change

    Join us for an evening hosted by the University of Waterloo’s Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Water Institute. One hour, seven topics, seven speakers, with seven minutes each. Leading experts from both institutes will share their knowledge and ideas on how climate change can be addressed at the individual, community, and global levels.

    Part of The ALARM Dialogues.

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