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Lancet Countdown on Climate Change

KGNU How on Earth November 14, 2017 Lancet Countdown on Climate Change(starts 3:45) Respectable science journals no longer debate whether human activity causes climate change, or even if it can be reversed to prevent human suffering.  They now scramble to figure … Continue reading

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CSTPR 2018 Seed Fund Winners for Common Themes Development

Over the past few years (2016-2017), CSTPR has developed four common themes and priority areas for research, education and service. These are (1) Science and Technology Policy, (2) Innovations in Governance and Sustainability, (3) Drivers of Risk Management Decisions, and … Continue reading

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Women in Science, November 8

Women of the J Date: November 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm Join Women of the J and the Weizmann Institute of Science for an evening discussing Women in Science. During this program, you will hear perspectives from Dr. Yael Kuperman of the … Continue reading

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Assistant Professor Position: Environmental Economist at University of Colorado Boulder

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with a research and teaching emphasis in the field of environmental economics. Applicants should show a record … Continue reading

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MeCCO Monthly Summary: The Ebbs and Flows in Media Coverage of Climate Change

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO) October 2017 Summary October media attention to climate change and global warming was down just slightly (7%) throughout the world from the previous month of September 2017. This decrease was felt regionally in Africa, … Continue reading

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Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere in Shanghai

by Phaedra C. Pezzullo, CSTPR Faculty Affiliate In October, I traveled to Fudan University in Shanghai, China, to co-teach a course in environmental communication. The invitation was extended, in part, because I coauthored a textbook with three-time Sierra Club President … Continue reading

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2017 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Released

CSTPR Director, Max Boykoff contributed to comprehensive, UK-led report on critical connections between climate change and human health Climate change is unequivocally affecting the health of people around the world today, with a disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations, according to … Continue reading

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2018 Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy

The Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) within the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at CU-Boulder is offering a $1500 award to an eligible CU-Boulder student. More Info. Background This award is named in honor … Continue reading

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The 15th Anniversary of CSTPR: Science and Technology Policy Research in a Unique Space

by Alison Gilchrist, CSTPR Science Writing Intern This year, the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) celebrates its fifteenth anniversary since being recognized as an official University center in 2002. In its fifteen years, CSTPR has weathered major … Continue reading

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CU Boulder Campus Film Screening Designed to Inspire ‘Acting Locally’

CU Boulder Today October 24, 2017 On Thursday, Oct. 26, Keep Colorado Green, CU Boulder Climate Reality Project Campus Corps and University Libraries will be hosting a campus screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. This is the sequel to … Continue reading

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