It has been one year since the countries of the world agreed, for the first time, to act collectively on climate change. Since then, focus has turned to questions of implementation. How can the Paris Agreement successfully be put into action at the global scale, in our country, and in our communities? Are current actions ‘good enough’ to get us to the goal of limiting global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius by the end of the century?
Join us for a panel discussion on November 28th to hear reflections from policy experts and students who were at COP22 in Morocco earlier this month.
Interested in following the action at the 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) and getting involved right here at home? Attend the second scheduled Skype session with UWaterloo's student delegates in Morocco!
Interested in following the action at the 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) and getting involved right here at home? Attend the first of two scheduled Skype sessions with UWaterloo's student delegates in Morocco!
As the 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) kicks off in Morocco on Monday, November 7th, come out to watch Leonardo DiCaprio’s latest documentary, Before the Flood, which follows his three-year journey exploring the subject of climate change. Watch the trailer here.
If you're interested in learning more about innovative and creative initiatives, come listen to fellow students pitch their sustainability ideas! Speakers from the Waterloo community will also be sharing their experiences in sustainability.
Come out to meet and network with sustainability-minded organizations and groups from on and off campus! Learn about what they're up to and how you could potentially get involved!
University of Waterloo (UW) technologies and research are revolutionizing the development of greenhouse gas reduction, contributing to innovative solutions applicable to a variety of industrial sectors.
Join us to connect with UW’s research expertise and technologies and explore opportunities for collaborations in the areas of industrial greenhouse gas emission reduction.
Byron Williston, IC3 member and associate professor in the Philosophy department at Wilfrid Laurier University, will be speaking on his newly released book, The Anthropocene Project, at Laurier’s Waterloo campus on September 29th. The book attempts to make philosophical sense of the grave threat posed by climate change to civilization.
Are you interested in climate change solutions? Do you want to join a community of like-minded students?
It’s time to tackle climate change - together. Climate Students is a student-led group interested in facilitating research, education, and action on climate change at UWaterloo, in the community, and on the global stage.
Join us at THEMUSEUM’s newest exhibit Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters. We invite guests of all ages to come learn about tornadoes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes through interactive displays.
Climate change is increasing risks to the health of Canadians through impacts from indoor and outdoor air quality, extreme weather hazards, and changing patterns of disease-carrying pests.
Last fall, the global media spotlight was on the United Nations climate change summit (a.k.a. “COP21”) when 195 countries came to an agreement to act on climate change.
Are you curious about what this might mean for our community, our country and the world?
One million migrants arrived in Europe in 2015 seeking asylum from war and conflict. Yet many researchers warn these numbers are small compared with the number of people who will be displaced global in coming decades because of climate change. Will the next great waves of international migration have environmental causes? What are the potential implications for North America? What can we do now to prepare for future climate migration? Join Canadian and American experts in an open discussion of what we know about global environmental migration, and what research has yet to tell us.