Climate Justice and Water Management Climate Justice and Water Management project links university researchers with community-based NGOs conducting environmental education, and organizing participatory workshops in low-income African cities with pressing climate change and water-related problems. This project builds on proven methods of community-university collaboration to strengthen urban watershed governance and increase equity in public participation processes related to urban climate change adaptation.
Work in a Warming World (W3) An international project which will study the challenge that climate change presents to Canadian employment and workplaces. The project will examine seven Canadian employment sectors to seek policy, training, employment and workplace solutions to effectively assist Canada’s transition to a low-emission economy.
Socio-Economic Considerations for Climate Change Adaptation in the Lake Simcoe Watershed This report roughly outlines a socio-economic perspective on climate change adaptation planning in the Lake Simcoe watershed. It adopts a simple planning framework to discuss where socio-economic considerations enter into an analysis of climate change adaptation. Examples are used throughout to explain concepts as discussed in the context of the Lake Simcoe watershed. Recommendations are provided.
Campus Sustainability Survey: Carbon Offsetting | 2006-2008 During 2006-2008, IRIS, in collaboration with the University Bookstore and Zerofootprint, worked to have all the course kits offset. This program is now part of YORKW!SE. We also issued a report on students attitudes about offsetting and climate change.