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Winners Announced – ITG Comedy & Climate Change Video Competition

Humor is a tool underutilized, and comedy has the power to effectively connect with people about climate change issues. Inside the Greenhouse held a competition to harness the powers of climate comedy through compelling, resonant and meaningful videos. The videos … Continue reading

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Ryan Vachon and Dan Zietlow Nominated for Emmy Award

Ryan Vachon and Dan Zietlow are CSTPR Research Affiliates and creators of Provare Media. Their episode of Adventures in Science has been nominated for a 2019 Emmy Award. Adventures in Science is an emerging science-education show aimed at exciting middle school … Continue reading

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Initiatives to Anticipate the Harmful Effects of Natural Disasters

CSTPR Research Affiliate, Fernando Briones, highlighted in Le MondeLe Monde (translated from French) Hurricane, flood, fires … Due to their considerable impact on society and the environment, disaster prevention and response plans related to climate change are essential today. In fact, … Continue reading

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Reflections from the 2019 AAAS “CASE” Workshop

Each year CSTPR hosts a competition to send CU Boulder students to Washington, DC to attend the AAAS “Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering” workshop. During the workshop portion, the winners learned about the structure and organization of Congress, the federal … Continue reading

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Max Boykoff Interviewed on MetodeTV

Maxwell Boykoff opened the series “The great challenges of science” at the University of Valencia, Spain with his lecture on Creative (Climate) Communications. On the occasion of his visit to Valencia, also addresses this issue in his interview for Mètode … Continue reading

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Former Fulbright Scholar, Julia Schubert, Earns her PhD

In 2017, Julia Schubert was part of CSTPR as a visiting Fulbright Scholar from the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft in Bonn, Germany. She successfully defended her thesis in April 2019. In her thesis, Julia asks how a curious scientific idea became … Continue reading

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Sustainable Hope: BVSD Students Don Green Suits for a Good Cause

Boulder Weekly With each passing day, news about the state of the environment gets more alarming. As problems get worse, it’s easy to get disheartened, which is why University of Colorado theater and environmental studies professor Beth Osnes is trying … Continue reading

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Climate Reality Project Co-Chair is a Climate Change Superhero

CU Independent After recently becoming co-chair of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Climate Reality Project, sophomore Mike Jacobs is achieving his childhood dream of becoming a superhero through environmental activism. The Climate Reality Project is a club dedicated to achieving … Continue reading

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Transformative Learning Experiments: A Conference Session at the 2019 Leverage Points Conference at Leuphana University, Germany

by Bruce GoldsteinCSTPR Faculty and Associate Professor in Environmental Design and Environmental Studies, University of Colorado Boulder At the Leverage Points conference held at Leuphana University in Germany in February 2019, I organized a panel entitled “Transformative Co-Production Experiments as … Continue reading

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Peter Newton Selected as Honoree for Denver Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Agriculture

Pete Newton, CSTPR Faculty Affiliate and Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies, has been nominated and selected as an honoree among Denver Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Agriculture in 2019! The Denver Business Journal partnered with the Colorado Farm Bureau to … Continue reading

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