From November 6 to 18, 2022 the world will gather in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 27th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) with a view to building on previous successes and paving the way for future ambition. On behalf of the University of Waterloo community, the Waterloo Climate Institute will lead a delegation to COP27 to engage with governments and non-government observers from around the world. Delegation applications are now open and two graduate students and one Climate Institute member will be selected to participate.
Unpacking the international governance framework of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Moderated by Waterloo Professor Ian Rowlands, the discussion explored how COP fits into the global climate change governance system, and featured guest speakers who shared their own COP experiences.
Congratulations to Waterloo professors and IC3 members, Zahid Butt, Wesley Van Wychen, Chul Min Yeum, Michelle Rutty, and Yimin Wu, on receiving funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).
Are you interested in learning about COP26? Join us for the first event in the UWaterloo’s Road to COP26 series.
The Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) is excited to present the “International Climate Change Governance” webinar happening April 22nd at 11:00am.
Solve Climate by 2030: 4 key steps for climate action - It’s time to take action on climate change
Join speakers from the University of Waterloo and Waterloo community for an engaging webinar about actionable climate solutions. The webinar is hosted by the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3).
The event is targeted to students but everyone is welcome to attend.
Presented by the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and the Faculty of Health.
Date: February 10th, 2021
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm (EDT)
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.
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.
Global climate connections: How changes to our environment, food systems, and health will shape our
Last month, the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) hosted the “Global climate connections: How changes to our environment, food systems, and health will shape our future” webinar event.
Climate Disaster Risk Reduction & Managed Retreat
In the second half of this two-part interview for the CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, interviews IC3's Brent Doberstein and Anna Ziolecki, Director, Partners for Action, about disaster risk reduction and managed retreat.