Monday, May 25, 2020

Marie-Claire Cordonier-Segger, IC3 member & Professor, receives prestigious International Justice Award

Marie-Claire's headshot

Congratulations to Professor Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Long Standing International Law Association Board Member, Laureate of the prestigious new Weeramantry International Justice Award

Marie-Claire Cordonier-Segger is a professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) in the Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

In the media: IC3 Member, Chris Derksen, shares expertise on how climate change is affecting annual snowfall

Snow covered hills

IC3 member and research scientist at Environment and Climate Change Canada, Chris Derksen, is featured in a recent CBC article about the impacts of climate change on annual snowfall. Derksen shares his expertise on using satelites to measure snow mass. 

Read the CBC article for full details. 

Friday, May 1, 2020

New CIGI Policy Brief by IC3 Executive Director and Members

sandbags in flood water

Indigenous Reserve Lands in Canada Face High Flood Risk

IC3's Executive Director, Daniel Scott, IC3 members, Daniel Henstra and Jason Thistlethewaite, and manager of Waterloo's Climate Risk Research Group, Andrea Minano, release new policy brief for the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI): Indigenous Reserve Lands Face High Flood Risk.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

There is no vaccine for climate change — but there is a treatment

Aerial view of planet earth

IC3 member and climate expert, Juan Moreno-Cruz, discusses climate change during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The original article is featured in Waterloo Stories.


By Natalie Quinlan
University Relations

COVID-19 has seen the world retreating indoors. Restrictions on travel, physical interaction and social gathering has resulted in reduced pollution levels and improved air quality around the world  but for how long?

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Commentary: Bailout for people and communities, not oil and gas industry

Alberta tar sands

IC3 member, Angela Carter, is an Associate Professor in Political Science and part of the Corporate Mapping Project, a research and public engagement project investigating the power and influence of the fossil fuel industry. Carter shares her climate change expertise in a recent article commenting on Canada's role in subsidizing the oil and gas industries during COVID-19.  

Read the article by Angela Carter from March 26th, 2020. 

Friday, March 20, 2020

In the media: IC3 Member shares expertise on flood risk in National Observer article

flooded sign on road with flood water and cars

IC3 member, Daniel Henstra, is an Associate Professor in Political Science and co-lead of the Climate Risk Research Group. Henstra was recently featured in Canada's National Obsevrer sharing his experitise on flood risk and emergency preparedness in light of COVID-19 circumstances.

Read the article in Canada's National Observer from March 20th, 2020. 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Climate research: Trekking to the ends of the Earth to set a timetable for our climate emergency

Christine Dow with research equipment in the North

IC3 member, Christine Dow, is featured in the Faculty of Environment's recent issue of ENVISION  (ISSUE 5: TOGETHER FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE).

The original article and photo are available here.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

IC3 Executive Director on CBC's The Current

ski hills ontario with little snow

With temperatures rising, many of central Canada's ski hills could be shuttered by end of century: report

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Spoke Online reports on IC3's climate change event at THEMUSEUM

photo of Skontorp Cove in Antarctica

On Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 2020, the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change and Water Institute co-hosted an evening event, “Ideas to Shape the Future: Fighting Climate Change", at THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener. This event was part of THEMUSEUM’s exhibit “ALARM: Responding to Our Climate Emergency”. Seven institute researchers shared their insights and big ideas on tackling climate change at the individual, community, and global level.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

In the media: IC3 Member comments on the impact of wildfires on water

Dark clouds of smoke over mountains

IC3 Member, Monica Emelko, shares her expertise on the impacts of wildfires on water in an InsideClimate News article. 

In Wildfire’s Wake, Another Threat: Drinking Water Contamination

[...] "Wildfire is going to affect water," said Monica Emelko, director of the Water Science, Technology & Policy group at the University of Waterloo in Ontario. "And it's going to cost, and it's going to be bad."

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