The University of Waterloo Climate Institute brings together scientists and students to elevate and enhance the impact and excellence of innovative interdisciplinary research and education that empowers business, government and civil society to respond effectively to the climate crisis.
University of Waterloo’s unique combination of strengths and depth of expertise allows us to deal head-on with the complexity and interconnectedness of social, political and technological dimensions of the climate crisis.
Our expertise and focus
Our three core areas of research and innovation are developed through lenses of equity, justice, governance, and innovation to create truly impactful solutions for this existential global challenge.
Six Waterloo researchers lend their expertise to the UN IPCC climate report
After a six-year process, the leading world body for the assessment of climate change, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has released their final Synthesis Report that summarizes what we know about climate change and how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The key takeaway – we must act now to secure a livable future for all.
IPCC releases AR6 Synthesis Report Climate Change 2023
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases the Synthesis Report (SYR) of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) summarizing the state of knowledge of climate change, its widespread impacts and risks, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.
We're hiring a Training Programs Specialist
The Waterloo Climate Institute is hiring a Training Programs Specialist to help shape the evolution of UWaterloo’s climate change educational programming.