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Student Content Production of Climate Communications

Beth Osnes, Rebecca Safran, and Max Boykoff coauthored a chapter “Student Content Production of Climate Communications” in the 2017 book What Is Sustainable Journalism? edited by Peter Berglez, Ulrika Olausson and Mart Ots. This edited volume, which elaborates on the … Continue reading

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New Funding to Support Interdisciplinary Research on Landscape Change and Population Mobility

CSTPR faculty affiliate, Amanda Carrico’s Environment and Behavior Lab at CU Boulder recently received a $1.5M grant from the NSF’s Coupled Natural and Human Systems program. The project System Dynamics Related to Livelihood, Human Migration, and Landscape Evolution will examine … Continue reading

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MeCCO Monthly Summary for August 2017

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO) August 2017 Summary August media attention to climate change and global warming marked a second consecutive month of lower coverage throughout the world. Articles were down 20% globally from coverage in the previous month … Continue reading

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Former Obama Advisor on Climate, Energy to Give Lecture Sept. 28

CU Boulder Today September 14, 2017 The Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a lecture by Brian Deese Sept. 28. Deese, currently a senior fellow at Harvard University, is the former senior advisor on climate … Continue reading

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Straight Talk: The Superfan

Elevation Outdoors September 6, 2016 We usually profile a big-name athlete or luminary in this department, but this issue we wanted to find out what makes the typical Elevation Outdoors reader tick. We looked across the state, but it turned … Continue reading

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The Term ‘Climate Change’ Isn’t Working Anymore

by Alex Lee (CSTPR alumni and former STP Certificate Instructor) High Country News September 7, 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which is in charge of the Forest Service as well as several agricultural and food-related research agencies, recently told … Continue reading

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Exploring the Multiple Subjectivities of Forest Carbon Offsets

What is a forest carbon offset, anyway? by Lauren Gifford Lauren Gifford is a PhD candidate in Geography. She was the first recipient of the Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy. She used the grant, in part, to … Continue reading

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RC/RCCC Notes From the Field: Towards Minimizing Flood Impacts and a Reflection on this Summer

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Program by Katie Chambers Ethiopia, August 2017 Katie is a PhD student in Environmental Engineering with a focus on Engineering for Developing Communities. In Ethiopia, Katie will be developing flood inundation maps for communities … Continue reading

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Inside the Greenhouse Newsletter, Issue #8

Issue 8 | August 2017 Subscribe to ITG Newsletters In these uncertain times, Inside the Greenhouse works to deepen our understanding of how issues associated with climate change are/can be communicated, by creating artifacts through interactive theatre, film, fine art, … Continue reading

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RC/RCCC Notes From the Field: Lives Versus Livelihoods

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Program by Katie Chambers Ethiopia, August 2017 Katie is a PhD student in Environmental Engineering with a focus on Engineering for Developing Communities. In Ethiopia, Katie will be developing flood inundation maps for communities … Continue reading

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