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

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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. 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

University of Waterloo ranks top 5 in climate action

SDG 13 Climate Action logo

Ranked among more than 250 universities from 58 countries, the University of Waterloo has been ranked fifth in its commitments to climate action, one of  the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG 13, climate action, acknowledges the university's research on climate change as well as their energy use and current mitigation measures. 

Monday, January 21, 2019

IC3 Member, Jason Thistlethwaite, on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Jason Thistlethwaite on TVO

Burnout and Despair: Studying the Climate

IC3 Member, Jason Thistlethwaite, joins fellow climate scientists on The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss the psychological impacts of studying climate change. Jason shares his expert opinion on the emotional toll of climate change research, the solutions to mitigate climate anxiety, and how to cope and feel empowered to take action.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Changing Together - MCC Students Reflect on COP24

COP24 mural

In December 2018, IC3 and the Univeristy of Waterloo sent six students to the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties (“COP24”) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). COP24 was held in Katowice, Poland, bringing togeher international leaders to discuss climate change and the next steps in implementing the Paris Agreement.

Friday, December 14, 2018

The Great Canoe Journey - Waterlution

Great Canoe Journey logo

The Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change is pleased to be a sponsor for Waterlution's program, the Great Canoe Journey.  

Waterlution’s purpose is to inspire pattern-making and pattern-breaking change towards a healthy and sustainable relationship with water.

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