Unpacking the international governance framework of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Moderated by Waterloo Professor Ian Rowlands, the discussion explored how COP fits into the global climate change governance system, and featured guest speakers who shared their own COP experiences.
Future undergraduate students
Fighting against the harmful effects of climate change can take many different forms. Reducing, reusing, and recycling are helpful and have been staples of eco-friendly campaigns for decades, but with technological advances and an increased urgency we as a species must do more.
Solve Climate by 2030: 4 key steps for climate action - It’s time to take action on climate change
Join speakers from the University of Waterloo and Waterloo community for an engaging webinar about actionable climate solutions. The webinar is hosted by the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3).
The event is targeted to students but everyone is welcome to attend.
In January 2021, IC3 partnered with UWaterloo's Concept and Problem Lab to launch the Climate Innovation Discovery Stream. Throughout the 3 week program, students from across campus spent their time researching climate change related problems and developing potential innovative solutions.
With spring around the corner, Canadian cities score an uninspiring C+ on flood preparedness
Canadian cities received an uninspiring grade on flood preparedness, the costliest type of natural disaster, a new national study has found.
The study, conducted by the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo, shows that many cities have made little progress to limit their risk of flooding over the past five years.
Juan Moreno-Cruz is an IC3 member and professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development at the University of Waterloo.
The original article is featured in Waterloo Stories.
Hot Planet Cool Athletes collaborates with world class athletes to provide a free climate change education platform for students and teachers across Canada.
Developed in partnership with leading climate researchers and educators at the University of Waterloo’s Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change, this revolutionary platform features a variety of ready-made, virtual education tools for high school students and educators nationwide.
UWaterloo students discussed the topic of toxic algal blooms in a recent webinar presented by the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Faculty of Health. The webinar “Toxic Algal Blooms – Implications of Climate Change on Frequency and Prevention in Water Systems” was held on January 27th, 2021.
Illuminate is a new simulation game developed by UWaterloo's Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) in partnership with the Games Institute.
The game is featured in a CTV news story by Tegan Versolatto Virtual game by University of Waterloo to highlight climate crisis to students.
The Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) is pleased to be partnering with THEMUSEUM and 50x30WR to host The ALARM Dialogues: A Climate Conversation on January 27th at 7:00pm. Five of IC3's members will be participating in the event and sharing their reflections on the need for ambitious GHG emission reduction targets, and the impact a bold regional climate action plan could have on creating a more just and sustainable society.