Friday, October 18, 2019

How well do the Federal Election Parties rank in terms of Climate Change?

mapaple leaf with voting check mark

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.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

IC3 Member: Sustainable design work wins award and will be part of Expo

Amphibious home

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.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Global tourism vulnerable to climate change

palme tree on beach

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.

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

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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. 

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