THROUGH A LENS OF INTERDISCIPLINARITY / APPLIED IMPACT / CLIMATE JUSTICE
Welcome to the Toronto Climate Observatory (TCO) is an emerging interdisciplinary initiative hosted at the University of Toronto. The TCO’s mission is to reimagine how communities around the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change in accountable, contextually situated, equitable, and action-driven ways. The initiative aims to develop the next generation of climate change data practices through partnerships with UofT and non-UofT scholars, the government and civil society and drawing on methods from climate modeling, human centered design, Science and Techn
Even a child knows how valuable the forest is. The fresh, breathtaking smell of trees. Echoing birds flying above that dense magnitude. A stable climate, a sustainable diverse life and a source of culture. Yet, forests and other ecosystems hang in the balance, threatened to become croplands, pasture, and plantations.