Solve Climate by 2030: 4 key steps for climate action

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

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.

Featured speakers will explore a range of climate solutions and recommendations as they discuss critical topics like Green Recovery and a Just Transition. Each speaker will discuss 1 climate change issue and share 1 key step for climate action!

We have an incredible lineup of speakers (speaker bios below) including: Dr. Sarah Burch, Dr. Angela Carter, Tova Davidson, Dr. Roydon Fraser, Jordan Lin, and Mary Jane Patterson. 

Speaker topics

Dr. Angela CarterHow 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.



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This webinar is 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 starting on April 6th, 2021. The goal of these webinars is to launch a global dialogue and bring local climate justice issues into classrooms. Attend the 2021 webinars and use them to #MakeClimateAClass. 

Participant Bios

Registration is now open.