Thursday, May 20, 2021

University of Waterloo declares a climate emergency

Aerial view of UWaterloo campus
This message was originally circulated by President and Vice-Chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

Today the University of Waterloo declared a climate emergency. In doing so we are joining communities, governments and other post-secondary institutions around the world.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Waterloo’s climate centre welcomes new executive director

Sarah Burch headshot

Dr. Sarah Burch, Canada Research Chair and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) author, appointed executive director of the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3).

Waterloo’s Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) is pleased to welcome Dr. Sarah Burch, leading climate change and sustainability researcher, as the new executive director.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The Greenprint: There's a bold plan to make your home away from home more sustainable

Students visiting Sustainability Office booth

You can help make campus more sustainable - Meet the team on a mission to green our home away from home

Written by: Faculty of Environment

The University of Waterloo is a big place. All told, the campus community makes up roughly 30,000 students, staff and faculty. If it were a city, the University of Waterloo would be bigger than the capital cities of Yellowknife or Whitehorse.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Registration is now open for 2021 summer school!

Aerial view of Toronto

Climate Change and Water Security in Urbanized Watersheds

Monday, May 3, 2021

In the media: Angela Carter on CBC's What on Earth podcast

What on Earth podcast logo

IC3 member and Associate Professor Angela Carter joins CBC host Laura Lynch on the CBC Radio podcast What on Earth. In the episode “Canada’s climate policy has an oil and gas problem” Angela Carter discusses her recent report “Correcting Canada’s “one eye shut” climate policy”, which highlights the need to begin the phase out of oil and gas production.

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