Solve Climate by 2030: 4 key steps for climate action

Solve Climate by 2030: 4 key steps for climate action

This webinar was hosted by the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3). The event featured speakers from the University of Waterloo and Waterloo community and was held on April 7th, 2021.

Speaker topics

Dr. Angela Carter: How you can join the effort to keep fossil fuels in the ground—a promising new approach to solving the climate crisis.

Tova Davidson & Mary Jane Patterson: How Waterloo Region plans to meet its 80 by 50 (80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050) target and other climate goals.

Dr. Roydon Fraser: How to use energy storage to promote energy systems that can include large amounts of solar and wind power.

Jordan Lin: We are running out of time and need to take action now – how to develop action-based habits and engage more deeply with climate issues.


Solve climate logoThis webinar was part of the Solve Climate By 2030 series led Bard College in the US. The series is an international movement educating university and high school students about how an ambitious Green Recovery based in local action can put us on the way to solving climate change by 2030.

UWaterloo's webinar is one of many happening around the globe that started on April 6th, 2021. The goal of these webinars was to launch a global dialogue and bring local climate justice issues into classrooms. Learn more about the 2021 webinars and how they were used to #MakeClimateAClass.