Writing in the prestigious journal Nature Climate Change, KI professor Vanessa Schweizer discusses the benefits and limitations of current approaches to integrated climate change research, which refers to studies that aim to inform policies for adapting to climate change or for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.
The School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability is pleased to share Professor Jennifer Clapp is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association. The award recognizes outstanding scholars whose long history of excellent research and teaching has had substantial impact on fields associated with international relations and environmental issues.
In the most significant study of its kind to date, new research from the University of Waterloo shows that Canada’s small businesses are important- and often overlooked- drivers of sustainability and the green economy.
Local governments and small businesses could save thousands of dollars a year in consulting and research fees if they just used information that’s already publicly available, according to research from the University of Waterloo.
The Faculty of Environment would like to congratulate the amazing student winners of the Fall 2017 Co-op Work Term Award. These students demonstrated exceptional performance in their placements. Each of the recipients received a $100 credit to their account, a letter from the Dean of Environment and two copies of their certificate. Curious who won? Check out the table below with the winners and their reports.
Julie Kate Seirlis is an Assistant Professor at St. Paul’s University College whose “transformative and memorable” teachings have inspired students, alumni, and colleagues. Nominees praise her “graceful guidance” in the development of students’ “tools for ‘critical thinking.’” Her undergraduate students value that she “constantly challenges her students to go further and deeper.