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. 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.

  2. Oct. 8, 2019IC3 Member: Sustainable design work wins award and will be part of Expo
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    This article was originally published in Waterloo Engineering news.

    A Waterloo School of Architecture professor’s research has captured a top sustainable design award and will be showcased at Expo 2020 taking place in Dubai next year.

  3. Sep. 30, 2019Global tourism vulnerable to climate change
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    Climate change will have widespread consequences on the future of tourism, a new study from the University of Waterloo has found. 

    Researchers identified the highest levels of climate change vulnerability in regions where tourism growth is expected to be the strongest, and often coincides with countries that invest most heavily in their tourism sector.

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