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Living at the Intersection of Climate Science and Action

by Lauren GiffordPhD, CSTPR Research Affiliate (and friend of Jane’s) Jane Zelikova has always enjoyed spending time outside and getting her hands dirty, which is one of the reasons she fell in love with ecology. An ecosystem scientist whose work … Continue reading

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Public Discussion on Climate Policies with Colorado State Senator Steve Fenberg

On October 16, Colorado State Senator Steve Fenberg came to the University of Colorado to participate in the second of CSTPR’s seminar series “Public Discussion: Policies on Climate and Environment” (co-Hosted with the Benson Center for the Study of Western … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Climate Change, Science Communication, and the Media

AAG Session, April 6-10, 2020 Organizers: Meaghan Daly, University of New EnglandLucy McAllister, Babson CollegeJeremiah Osborne-Gowey, University of Colorado Boulder Session Sponsorship: Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty GroupHuman Dimensions of Climate Change Specialty GroupMedia and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO) at … Continue reading

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Public Discussion on Climate Policies with Colorado State Senator Ray Scott

On October 9, Colorado State Senator Ray Scott came to the University of Colorado to participate in the first of CSTPR’s seminar series “Public Discussion: Policies on Climate and Environment” (co-Hosted with the Benson Center for the Study of Western … Continue reading

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Boulder Visit With Senator Whitehouse

On Tuesday, October 8 a small group of University, City of Boulder, and local leaders gathered for a productive conversation with visiting Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. During this past Congressional recess, Senator Whitehouse traveled to Colorado and visited us … Continue reading

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RC/RCCC Notes from the Field: Looking Back at a Summer of Forecasting Drought Impacts

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Programby Sarah Posner Sarah Posner is the 2019 Junior Researcher in the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCRCCC) program. She is a Masters student in the Geography Department at University of Colorado Boulder. … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: The Endless Hurricane

Documenting Life in the Shelters, After Maria Hit Dominica by Fernando Briones, CSTPR Research AffiliateDisaster Prevention and Management, Vol. 28 No. 5, 2019 Why a photo essay? Photography has always been an important tool for social scientists. Today, the pictures’s … Continue reading

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Young Womxn’s Voices for Climate Contributes to Boulder’s Climate Action Plan

by Beth OsnesCSTPR Faculty Affiliate and Associate Professor of Theatre and Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado “If a dove is the symbol of peace, then a butterfly is the symbol of change,” declared sixteen-year-old Finny Guy through a … Continue reading

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MeCCO Monthly Summary: Unprecedented and Dangerous Changes [are] Being Driven by Global Heating

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO)September 2019 Summary September media attention to climate change and global warming was at its highest level globally in nearly a decade. Coverage was most abundant in history apart from attention in November and December 2009 … Continue reading

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Leave ‘em Laughing Instead of Crying

Climate humor can break down barriers and find common ground by Max BoykoffThe Conversation Climate change is not inherently funny. Typically, the messengers are serious scientists describing how rising greenhouse gas emissions are harming the planet on land and at sea, or assessing what … Continue reading

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