Climate change at Waterloo

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IC3 icon logoThe Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) is the focal point for climate change research, training and knowledge mobilization at Waterloo.

IC3 is an interdisciplinary hub with 100+ Waterloo faculty researchers, students, and scientists from partner institutions and government agencies. The centre is also home to several research sub-centres, including: Polar Data Catalogue, Canadian Cryoshperic Information Network, and Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation.

IC3 supports climate change research and innovation in three critical areas:

  1. Sep. 21, 2021IC3 now accepting applications for COP26 Delegation!

    From October 31st to November 12th, the world will gather in Glasgow for the UNFCCC COP26 climate change conference to discuss and negotiate more ambitious action to meet the Paris Agreement commitments. On behalf of the University of Waterloo community, the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) will lead a virtual delegation to COP26 to engage with governments and non-government observers from around the world.

  2. Sep. 21, 2021Application Period Open for NEW Climate Connect Program for 3rd/4th-year UW Students!
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    The Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Waterloo International are now accepting applications from 3rd and 4th year UWaterloo students for the new Climate Connect Program.

  3. Aug. 13, 2021Students tackle climate change with big ideas and innovative solutions
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    Meet the winners of the Concept Innovation Stream, Spring 2021

    In April 2021, IC3 partnered with Waterloo's Concept/Velocity, Problem Lab and TRANSFORM to offer students the Innovation Stream as part of the University's Waterloo Experience (WE) Accelerate program.

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