Two members of UW's Climate Students group are currently in Lima, Peru for the 20th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), commonly referred to as "COP20".
In October 2014, IC3 and the Region of Waterloo’s Sustainability Office co-hosted a forum of local municipal stakeholders to advance dialogue and planning on climate adaptation and extreme weather resilience in Waterloo Region.
Pilot project to rip up asphalt to protect cities from floods
IC3 member Blair Feltmate was interviewed by the Star on a University of Waterloo project designed to protect homes, businesses, and infrastructure from the devastating flooding that can result from sudden, heavy downpours.
Exploring the challenges of a climate change "hotspot"
With development support from IC3, students from seven high schools gathered at Hagey Hall on Thursday, March 20 to learn about climate change adaptation from visiting professor Dr. Diana Liverman, co-director of the University of Arizona Institute of the Environment.