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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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."