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New Research is Studying Innovative Sub-National Governance in Acre, Brazil

A more effishient way to conserve forests and support livelihoods? by Peter Newton CSTPR Faculty Affiliate and Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies Program, University of Colorado Boulder Sr. Luís tosses a handful of feed into the large pond, and the water erupts … Continue reading

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Framing in Climate Change Videos

León, B., M. Boykoff, J. Huda, and C. Rodrigo (2018), Framing in Climate Change Videos. Communicating Science and Technology Through Online Video: Researching a New Media Phenomenon, Ed. Bienvenido León and Michael Bourk, 107-119, Routledge. Book Description: Online video’s unique capacity to … Continue reading

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Announcing CU’s inaugural Colorado Science and Engineering Policy Fellowship

University of Colorado College of Engineering & Applied Science Science and engineering isn’t all equations and calculations. Policy is increasingly playing a hand in what guides the technical world. That’s why CU Engineering in partnership with the CU Office of Government Relations and … Continue reading

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On the Ground Learning Over Spring Break; Law Students Travel the Colorado Plateau

Alice Madden is a CSTPR Research Affiliate and the Executive Director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment at Colorado Law None of us would have guessed that the most impactful part of an eight-day, adventure … Continue reading

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Reflections from the AAAS “CASE” Workshop

Julia Bakker-Arkema (Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Colorado Boulder) was one of  the 2018 winners for the AAAS Student Workshop Competition. Below are comments from her workshop experience. Over the course of three and a half days in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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Reflections from the AAAS “Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering” Workshop

Kaitlin McCreery (Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder), pictured right in the above photo, was one of  the 2018 winners for the AAAS Student Workshop Competition. Below are comments from her workshop experience. I left my snow boots by the door … Continue reading

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Measuring Livelihood Resilience: The Household Livelihood Resilience Approach

An Outgrowth of CSTPR’s Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCRCCC) internship program. Amy Quandt was a 2013 RCRCCC intern in Isiolo, Kenya. World Developement Volume 107, July 2018, Pages 253–263 by Amy Quandt Abstact: The concept of resilience, and livelihood resilience more … Continue reading

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CSTPR’s Fulbright Visiting Scholar: Anna Kukkonen

by Abigail Ahlert, CSTPR Science Writing Intern Last semester, Anna Kukkonen had a quintessential “Boulder” experience. A friendly man waiting next to her at a bus stop asked what she worked on. When she explained her research on climate change … Continue reading

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Geoengineering the Climate

KGNU’s How on Earth April 3, 2018 Hacking the Planet (start time: 10:24): It’s tough to wrap one’s mind around just how monumental and consequential the problem of climate change is. So dire that scientist and engineers for years have been exploring ways … Continue reading

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MeCCO Monthly Summary: Media Coverage of Climate Change Up 20%

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO) March 2018 Summary March media attention to climate change and global warming was up 20% throughout the world from the previous month of February 2018. Coverage in Asia was up 44%, Europe increased 17%, … Continue reading

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