News archive - November 2020

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Intact Centre report release "Under One Umbrella: Practical Approaches for Reducing Flood Risks in Canada"

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New report highlights a range of standards and guidance on flood risk reduction

The University of Waterloo's applied research centre and IC3's sub-centre, the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre), released a new report ": Practical Approaches for Reducing Flood Risks in Canada". 

Monday, November 23, 2020

Waterloo Stories: "Innovating to tackle a climate crisis"

hand holding a lightbulb

Adrien Côté sits down with University Relations to discuss the role of entrepreneurship as a power tool to build back our economy and tackle climate change.

The original article is featured in Waterloo Stories.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

4 teams in the Fall 2020 Concept $5K Finals competing for the Climate Change Grant

Concept $5K finalists poster

Congratulations to the Fall 2020 Concept $5K Finalists!

Concept at the University of Waterloo announces the top 10 teams to compete in the Fall 2020 $5K Finals. Of the top 10 teams, four teams are competing for the Climate Change Grant.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Book release "Fossilized: Environmental Policy in Canada’s Petro-Provinces" by Angela Carter

Angela Carter headshot

Fossilized: Environmental Policy in Canada's Petro-Provinces

Thanks to increasingly extreme forms of oil extraction, Canada’s largest oil-producing provinces underwent exceptional economic growth from 2005 to 2015. Yet oil’s economic miracle obscured its ecological costs.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Top 30 under 30 sustainability leaders of 2020

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Corporate Knights announces Top 30 under 30 sustainability leaders of 2020

The list highlights young Canadians who are working hard and finding creative ways to help build a sustainable future.

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