Thursday, August 15, 2019

In the media: IC3 Member comments on health risks of climate change

Two children walking in forest

IC3 Member, Susan Elliott, shares her expertise on the health risks of climate change and comments on the effects of climate change on Canadian youth in Globe and Mail article. 

Thursday, July 25, 2019

New infographic: Localized Climate Projections for Waterloo Region


IC3's local climate projections infographic is now updated!

Details on the original project, including the 2015 infographic and report, are available below.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

In the media: IC3 Member's research on using AI to predict climate impacts

photo of drought and water and sky in the distance

IC3 Member, Chris Fletcher, is featured in the news this week for his research that looks at the role of AI in predicting future climate forecasts.

AI could better predict climate change impacts, some experts believe

Artificial Intelligence is used to track patterns that could help tackle climate change challenges

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

IC3 Member, Mark Seasons, among researchers to release new report: Canadian communities responding to changing climate

2017 wildfire

New research highlights state of local adaptation planning in Canada 

Extreme forest fires, urban flooding and severe storms make frequent headlines across Canada as these events become more prominent and destructive. 

Monday, June 24, 2019

IC3 Member named Canada Research Chair in energy transitions

Juan Moreno-Cruz headshot

Juan Moreno-Cruz is an associate professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise, and Development, University of Waterloo. His research involves the interaction of energy systems, technological change, and climate policy. Moreno-Cruz’s most recent work provides a look into the process of energy transitions by showing how access to energy affects the organization of the economy in cities, and the way energy consumption pollutes the environment.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Climate Town Hall Events - June 18 & 19, 2019

rows of yellow chairs

In collaboration with the KW Chapter of the Council of Canadians, Divest Waterloo, and UW’s Faculty of Environment, the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change is hosting two events on June 18 and 19th, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

In the media: IC3 Members' research on flood risk maps & climate change

person standing in deep puddle

IC3 members, Jason Thistlethwaite and Daniel Henstra, are in the media for their research on floods, flood risk maps, and climate change. 

Thursday, April 25, 2019

In the media: IC3's Executive Director highlights impact of climate change on ski industry

Ski lift overtop snowy mountains

How ski resorts in California are preparing for warmer winters

Climate change is having a growing impact on winter tourism. With warmer temperatures on the rise, the ski industry is seeing less snow and skiiers are spending fewer day on the slopes. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

ICCA Report - Water on the Rise: Protecting Canadian Homes from the Growing Threat of Flooding

ICCA report cover

Report identifies cost-effective ways homeowners can protect themselves from the top climate change cost in Canada – basement flooding

With the right information and often for less than $250, homeowners can protect themselves from the increasing risks of basement floods, according to a report from the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

IC3 Member, Blair Feltmate, joins Climate Panel on CBC's The National

CBC News logo

Climate change and a path forward for Canada

IC3's member and head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, Blair Feltmate, discusses climate change in Canada on CBC's The National. 

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