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."