As the world's experts race to find ways to combat climate change, new findings reveal that an experimental process to redirect the sun's energy could mitigate both climate change and global income inequality.
The Faculty of Environment and the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation are pleased to announce that Mike Pedersen has joined the Advisory Committee, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo. Pedersen is practically grounded in results-oriented problem solving, and in that capacity, he will contribute greatly to the mission of the Intact Centre.
Marzieh (Mari) Foroutan a PhD student in the Faculty of Environment’s has been confirmed as a passenger on flight PS752 which crashed in Iran with no reported survivors. Waterloo Engineering student Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani was also killed in the crash.
Helen Jarvie has joined the Department of Geography and Environmental Management as a full professor. She is also one of the three new senior Water Institute Professors, hired as part of the University of Waterloo’s longer term commitment to strategic capacity building in the domain of water.
On November 13th, 2019, eleven teams competed for the Jack Rosen memorial pitch competition. Jack Rosen was an entrepreneur and recycling pioneer. In his honor,the Rosen family contributes to the growth of Entrepreneurship in the faculty of environment for the competition to find solutions to mitigate environmental problems.
Environment says farewell to its first 50 years by celebrating those making the next 50 possible
2019’s Faculty of Environment Alumni Award winners include a builder, a healer, an organizer and a top executive. They are diverse in age, gender, experience and background. What they do share in common is a commitment to make the world a more sustainable place along every path they’ve taken since their studies in Environment.
Professor Blair Feltmate has been named to the Ontario government’s Advisory Panel on Climate Change. The Honorable Jeff Yurek, minister of the environment, conservation and parks, made the announcement on November 28.