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Tag: University of Waterloo

Waterloo leads interdisciplinary team investigating PFAS 

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The University of Waterloo is leading an interdisciplinary team to identify and treat per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – better known as forever chemicals...

Nature-based Healing: A little environmentally responsible conservation can go a long...

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Decisions made today at every level of government and civil society will determine the future of summer holidays and day trips to local lakes...

Research grants to support energy transition pathways announced

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The Transition Accelerator has announced the recipients of its second Transition Pathways research grant. Launched in April 2021 to develop transformational pathways to reach...

Report indicates Canada fell in the SDGs progress rankings

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The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) released its report ranking every country on its action toward urgent economic, social, and environmental challenges facing our planet —...

CEC marks milestone towards environmental cooperation in North America

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The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Faculty of Environment of the University of Waterloo to formalize...

New research on actions that accelerate climate-driven floods

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A study of more than 2,000 streams around North America found that those altered by human activity are at greater risk of flooding. The study,...

Waterloo launches Canada’s first research institute for sustainable aeronautics

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A new institute at the University of Waterloo is aiming to shape the future of the aeronautics industry at a pivotal moment for the...

Artificial intelligence to assess climate change tipping points

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Academic researchers are developing artificial intelligence that could assess climate change tipping points. The deep learning algorithm could act as an early warning system...

New managing director for Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

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The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation has welcomed Caroline Metz as the new Managing Director, Economics and Resiliency. The centre is located at the...

Research aims to prevent environmental disasters with mine waste

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New research from the University of Waterloo will help mining companies better understand the negative societal and environmental impacts of mine-waste disasters, known as...
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