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Thursday, January 21, 2016 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Environmental refugees… the next wave?

One million migrants arrived in Europe in 2015 seeking asylum from war and conflict. Yet many researchers warn these numbers are small compared with the number of people who will be displaced global in coming decades because of climate change. Will the next great waves of international migration have environmental causes? What are the potential implications for North America? What can we do now to prepare for future climate migration? Join Canadian and American experts in an open discussion of what we know about global environmental migration, and what research has yet to tell us.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

The Anthropocene Project by Byron Williston: Book Launch and Talk

Byron Williston, IC3 member and associate professor in the Philosophy department at Wilfrid Laurier University, will be speaking on his newly released book, The Anthropocene Project,at Laurier’s Waterloo campus on September 29th. The book attempts to make philosophical sense of the grave threat posed by climate change to civilization.  

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

IC3 Keynote: Dalton McGuinty "Climate Change: Can We Win This? Be Honest."

Our news is daily filled with reports of severe, weather-related events and disasters. Earth keeps getting warmer but the world remains cool to taking the necessary action to curb carbon emissions. Most of us now believe climate change is real. But shrinking denial has given way to growing despair. Can we win this fight? Honestly?

Dalton McGuinty

Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:17 am - 10:17 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

Pre-Election Party Platform Panel Discussion

The Federal Election is only weeks way! IC3 is bringing together four panelists to take a closer look at the main Party Platforms through the lens of climate change. 

Join us on October 10th from 10:00am-12:00pm to hear from our panelists as they evaluate the party platforms on a number of topic areas and share their overall rankings! Panel discussion will be followed by Q&A. 

Thursday, February 17, 2022 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Climate change communications

How we talk about climate change can shape how we take action to address it. Join Ashley Rose Mehlenbacher, alongside Sara Doody and Carolyn Eckert, for our first research spotlight of 2022. They’ll share their research focusing on communication strategies that make a climate impacted future more present, thus generating climate action. They will also discuss research about how we might think and talk about responsibility to future generations, and how this might shape our climate actions. 

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Dynamics of the Arctic Ocean’s Beaufort Gyre

Join Dr. Mary-Louise Timmermans, Damon Wells Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Yale University, for a presentation about how the Arctic Ocean’s Beaufort Gyre is a dominant feature of the Arctic system, a prominent indicator of climate change, and possibly a control factor for high-latitude climate.

Join Jonathan Gilligan, Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Digital Technologies and Sustainability, as they explore how to use simulation modeling and statistical analysis to better understand interactions between human behaviour and the environment. This event is co-hosted by the Waterloo Climate Institute, TRANSFORM, and the department of Geography and Environmental Management in the Faculty of Environment.

Join Sarah Burch as she connects with expert delegates, Angela Carter and Chuks Okereke attending COP28 in Dubai. The virtual check-ins will highlight direct reflections on the proceedings of COP28 and the progress toward the Paris Agreement targets. Tune in to real-time virtual interviews covering the big questions on climate action.