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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The Pan-Canadian Expert Collaboration

solar panels in field

National Pan-Canadian Expert Collaboration on climate change and clean energy development has just been announced!

Waterloo’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change are partners in the collaboration and will work closely with the institute to achieve its objectives. IC3 member and head of the Intact Centre, Blair Feltmate, will be a member of the new institute's Adaptation Expert Panel.

Monday, January 21, 2019

IC3 Member, Jason Thistlethwaite, on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Jason Thistlethwaite on TVO

Burnout and Despair: Studying the Climate

IC3 Member, Jason Thistlethwaite, joins fellow climate scientists on The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss the psychological impacts of studying climate change. Jason shares his expert opinion on the emotional toll of climate change research, the solutions to mitigate climate anxiety, and how to cope and feel empowered to take action.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Changing Together - MCC Students Reflect on COP24

COP24 mural

In December 2018, IC3 and the Univeristy of Waterloo sent six students to the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties (“COP24”) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). COP24 was held in Katowice, Poland, bringing togeher international leaders to discuss climate change and the next steps in implementing the Paris Agreement.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

IPCC Climate Change Report

IPCC Special Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has issued a special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C. The IPCC, a group of scientists convened by the United Nations to guide world leaders, explores the detrimental impacts of climate change on the world, such as food shortages, increase in wildfires and a mass die-off of coral reefs, which could take place as soon as 2040.

Monday, June 11, 2018

After the Flood – The Impact of Climate Change on Mental Health and Lost Time from Work

After the flood

Of all extreme weather events in Canada, flooding is currently the costliest, causing millions of dollars in property damage. Nonetheless, the impact of basement flooding on the mental health and lost time from work of impacted homeowners has been only superficially explored, until now.

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