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.IC3 Logo

  1. Jan. 21, 2019IC3 Member, Jason Thistlethwaite, on The Agenda with Steve Paikin Jason Thistlethwaite

    Burnout and Despair: Studying the Climate

    IC3 Member, Jason Thistlethwaite, joins fellow climate scientists on The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss the psychological impacts of studying climate change. Jason shares his expert opinion on the emotional toll of climate change research, the solutions to mitigate climate anxiety, and how to cope and feel empowered to take action.

  2. Jan. 16, 2019Changing Together - MCC Students Reflect on COP24COP24 mural

    In December 2018, IC3 and the Univeristy of Waterloo sent six students to the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties (“COP24”) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). COP24 was held in Katowice, Poland, bringing togeher international leaders to discuss climate change and the next steps in implementing the Paris Agreement.

  3. Dec. 14, 2018The Great Canoe Journey - WaterlutionGreat Canoe Journey logo

    The Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change is pleased to be a sponsor for Waterlution's program, the Great Canoe Journey.  

    Waterlution’s purpose is to inspire pattern-making and pattern-breaking change towards a healthy and sustainable relationship with water.

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  1. Mar. 20, 2019IC3 Keynote: Dalton McGuinty "Climate Change: Can We Win This? Be Honest."

    Our news is daily filled with reports of severe, weather-related events and disasters. Earth keeps getting warmer but the world remains cool to taking the necessary action to curb carbon emissions. Most of us now believe climate change is real. But shrinking denial has given way to growing despair. Can we win this fight?

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